Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ditchling, East Sussex, S Margaret, 8, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue 20:00. TQ325152
20.7 W Keymer, West Sussex, S Cosmas & S Damian (GF), 6, 7-0-4 (357 kg) in A. Wed. TQ314152
31.3 SE Westmeston, East Sussex, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TQ338136
42.6 NNW Burgess Hill, West Sussex, S John Ev (T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ311192
53 WNW Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (S;T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ279165
63.5 NNE Wivelsfield, East Sussex, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ338207
74.9 ENE Chailey, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TQ392193
85.4 NW Twineham, West Sussex, S Peter, 5, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ252199
95.7 SSW Brighton, East Sussex, S Peter, Preston Park (GF), 3, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. TQ303063
105.8 E Barcombe, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). TQ418143
115.8 SSW Brighton, East Sussex, The Good Shepherd, Preston, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in F. Tue 19:00. TQ297062
125.9 NNW Cuckfield, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Thu. TQ303244
136.1 NW Bolney, West Sussex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Fri. TQ261226
146.4 SE Lewes, East Sussex, S John Bapt, Southover (S;T), 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Tue. TQ412096
156.5 S Brighton, East Sussex, S Peter, 10, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. PN shared: S Nicholas; S Peter. Mon (2nd, 4th). TQ314048
166.7 S Brighton, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF;T), 10, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E. PN shared: S Nicholas; S Peter; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ307045
176.7 NNE Lindfield, West Sussex, All Saints (T), 8, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♯. Tue. TQ348258
186.9 ENE Newick, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-0-27 (266 kg) in B. Wed. TQ421208
197 SW Portslade, East Sussex, S Nicolas, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TQ255063
207.1 W Henfield, West Sussex, S Peter (S;T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E. Wed. TQ211161
217.1 SE Iford, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TQ408073
227.2 S 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
237.2 SSW Aldrington, East Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-3-14 (502 kg) in G. Tue. TQ265052
247.6 ESE Ringmer, East Sussex, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Wed. TQ445125
258.2 SE Rodmell, East Sussex, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken - 5th; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way Retune, rehang with new trad fittings, rebuild/strengthen frame (Blyth & Co); tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♭ of 6. TQ421062
268.2 NE Fletching, East Sussex, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G♯. Fri 20:00. TQ428234
278.4 NW Cowfold, West Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ212226
288.6 WSW Upper Beeding, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri (confirm first). TQ192111
298.7 ESE Beddingham, East Sussex, S Andrew (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TQ444079
309 NNE Danehill, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in C. Wed (exc last) 20:00. TQ402274
319 NNW Slaugham, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. TQ257280
329.1 N Ardingly, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ339298
339.2 E Little Horsted, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). TQ470183
349.2 SW Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, S Mary de Haura, 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ216051
359.4 WSW Steyning, West Sussex, S Andrew & S Cuthman, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ178114
369.8 N Balcombe, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A. Tue. TQ306309
379.8 ENE Uckfield, East Sussex, Holy Cross, 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Tue. TQ471214
3810 NW Lower Beeding, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Thu. TQ220274
3910.2 WNW West Grinstead, West Sussex, S George (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:00. TQ170206
4010.3 ENE Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
4111 E Laughton, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Thu. TQ500125
4211 NNE West Hoathly, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F♯. Thu (alt: check). TQ363325
4311.1 ENE Buxted, East Sussex, S Margaret Q (GF), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. TQ485230
4411.3 NE Fairwarp, East Sussex, Christ Church (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. TQ466267
4511.9 WNW Shipley, West Sussex, S Mary V (S), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in A. Wed. TQ145218
4612.1 E East Hoathly, East Sussex, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A♭. TQ520161
4712.1 ESE Ripe, East Sussex, S John Bapt, 5, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. TQ513098
4812.5 ESE Chalvington, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in E♭. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ518093
4912.5 N Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
5012.9 W Washington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. TQ118128