Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
22.3 SW Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
32.4 SE 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
42.5 WNW Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494
53 WSW Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
63.2 SSE 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
73.5 SSW 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
84 E Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
94.2 WSW Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
104.4 SSE Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
114.8 ENE Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
125 SSE Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
135.1 N Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
145.1 W Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
155.2 S Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
165.8 NNW Eastling, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ965565
175.9 SW Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
186 NNE Sheldwich, Kent, S James (T), 8, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] TR011568
196.2 NE Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
206.3 SE Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
216.4 WNW Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
226.5 NNE Selling, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in C. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (2nd, 4th: check) 20:00. [website] TR038568
236.7 NNW Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
247.6 WSW Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
257.6 E Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
267.7 NNE Boughton under Blean, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Tue (2nd, 4th, 5th: check). [website] TR047585
277.9 ESE Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
287.9 WNW Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
298 ESE Elmsted, Kent, S James Gt (GF;T), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6. [website] TR116449
308 S Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
318 N Ospringe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-8 (880 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR000603
328.4 SSW Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
338.4 NNE Preston, Kent, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 3. [website] TR016607
348.4 SW High Halden, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ901372
358.5 SE Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
368.6 ENE Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
378.7 NW Frinsted, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 6, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ891574
388.8 SE Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
398.8 NNW Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
408.9 NNE Faversham, Kent, S Mary of Charity (T), 10, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in E. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TR017615
418.9 SSE Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
428.9 N Davington, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TR010617
439 ENE Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
449 ESE Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
459 W Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
469.1 NW Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
479.3 S Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
489.4 NNE Hernhill, Kent, S Michael, 8, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in A♭. Tue (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TR064606
499.4 E Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
509.8 NNW Rodmersham, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ925618