Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Fairfield, Kent, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 3-0-11 (157 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ966264
21.5 ESE Brookland, Kent, S Augustine (GF;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Detached tower. [website] TQ989258
31.7 WNW Stone in Oxney, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TQ940273
41.8 NNW Appledore, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ957292
52.5 ENE Brenzett, Kent, S Eanswith (GF), 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TR004277
63.6 WSW Iden, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TQ915237
73.6 NE Snave, Kent, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Building owned by Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR014299
83.9 E Ivychurch, Kent, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TR027276
94 NNE Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
104.3 ESE Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
114.3 W Wittersham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ897269
124.8 SW Rye, East Sussex, S Mary V, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu. TQ921203
135.5 NNW Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
145.5 NNE Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
155.7 NE Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
165.7 WSW Peasmarsh, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in G. PN alternates with Beckley. Thu (not always: check) 19:00. TQ887218
175.8 SE Lydd, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR042209
186.2 ENE Newchurch, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. [website] TR053313
196.2 ESE New Romney, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 15-1-13 (781 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon 19:00. [website] TR065247
206.7 NW Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred (T), 8, 27-3-23 (1420 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] TQ883333
217.8 NNW High Halden, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ901372
227.9 W Beckley, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F. PN alternates with Peasmarsh. Thu (not always: check) 18:30. TQ842237
238.1 WNW Rolvenden, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ844312
248.2 SW Icklesham, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. TQ880164
258.3 NNE Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
268.6 W Northiam, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 14-0-27 (723 kg) in F♯. Tue. TQ829245
278.9 NNW Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
289 ENE Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
299 NE Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
309.6 NE Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
319.6 N Great Chart, Kent, S Mary, 8, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in F. PN shared: Gt Chart(1,3); Kennington(2,4). Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] TQ979419
329.9 NNE Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
3310.1 NNE Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
3410.1 WSW Brede, East Sussex, S George, 6, 13-0-13 (666 kg) in F. Mon. TQ825182
3510.4 NW Biddenden, Kent, All Saints, 8, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TQ848384
3610.5 NNE Ashford, Kent, S Mary V, 10, 21-2-22 (1102 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR010427
3710.5 WNW Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
3810.7 W Ewhurst Green, East Sussex, S James Gt (GF), 5, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Bodiam; Ewhurst Green. Thu (alt) 19:00. TQ795245
3910.8 ENE Lympne, Kent, S Stephen (T), 8, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TR119346
4010.8 NE Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
4110.9 W Sandhurst, Kent, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ790273
4211.2 NNW Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
4311.2 N Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
4411.4 W Bodiam, East Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Bodiam; Ewhurst Green. Thu (alt) 19:00. TQ782262
4512 N Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
4612.1 N Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
4712.1 NNE Kennington, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Gt Chart(1,3); Kennington(2,4). Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] TR022451
4812.7 WSW Sedlescombe, East Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed. TQ777188
4912.7 NE Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
5013.1 NW Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409