Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Elvan (T), 8, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. Ringing temporarily suspended; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO002025
2 Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
3 Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
4 Aller, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. PN: check with contact. [website] ST396288
5 Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
6 Alnwick, Northumberland, S Paul (RC) (T), 8 U/R, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Former church of S Paul (Anglican) (until 1982); unringable. NU186130
7 Amcotts, Lincolnshire, S Mark (T), 3 U/R, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SE855141
8 Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in A♭. [website] ST198186
9 Appleby, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. SE953150
10 Arundel, West Sussex, S Nicholas (T), 8, 13-3-4 (700 kg) in E. Mon PN alternates: Lyminster:1st,3rd; Arundel: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th) 19:00. TQ016072
11 Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
12 Ashwell, Rutland, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Unringable. SK865137
13 Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
14 Aspatria, Cumbria, S Kentigern (T), 8, 13-2-8 (689 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY147419
15 Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SP817139
16 Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
17 Barnburgh, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in G. SE484032
18 Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SE400374
19 Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
20 Bathealton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 4, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. [website] ST079240
21 Batley, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 10-1-14 (527 kg) in F♯. Fri 20:00. SE241244
22 Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
23 Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. Mon. SK778902
24 Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
25 Belton in Isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Mon. SE782063
26 Benefield, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. [website] SP988884
27 Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
28 Benson, Oxfordshire, S Helen (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU614916
29 Betteshanger, Kent, S Mary V, Northbourne Park School (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] TR312525
30 Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
31 Blakesley, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP626504
32 Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
33 Bradoc, Cornwall, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;S), 5, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C♯. Tue. [website] SX162621
34 Brighouse, West Yorkshire, S Martin, 8, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Fri. SE143231
35 Brighton, East Sussex, former ch of S Mark, Kemp Town, 4, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-3,6 of 6. Thu. TQ330037
36 Brington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-22 (226 kg) in D. [website] TL082759
37 Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Stapleton, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST615759
38 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (T), 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in E. [website] SU105763
39 Broseley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-19 (644 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Thu 18:30. SJ678015
40 Brown Candover, Hampshire, S Peter, 5, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in B. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Wed. [website] SU581396
41 Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
42 Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
43 Bury, Cambridgeshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TL287837
44 Calne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in D. Fri. [website] ST999709
45 Camberwell, Greater London, S Giles, 10, 22-0-27 (1130 kg) in D♭. Fri (1st) 19:00. [website] TQ329766
46 Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
47 Capel, Surrey, S John Bapt (T), 6, 6-3-7 (346 kg) in A. PN shared: Capel; Ockley. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] TQ175407
48 Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
49 Casterton, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. The ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SD624796
50 Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553