Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
22.9 NNE Adisham, Kent, Holy Innocents, 4 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung : 1,2,3; unringable. [website] TR227542
33 NNW Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541
43.1 ENE Nonington, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TR252523
53.4 NNW Patrixbourne, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] TR189551
63.5 NNW Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
73.5 W Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
84 NE Goodnestone, Kent, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in A♭. [website] TR254545
94.3 W Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
104.3 SSW Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
114.3 E Eythorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Rung from porch. [website] TR279497
124.9 N Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
135 WNW Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
145.1 NNE Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
155.5 N Wickhambreaux, Kent, S Andrew, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TR219587
165.5 SSE Alkham, Kent, S Anthony (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TR255423
176.1 W Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
186.1 NW Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
196.2 NW Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
206.4 NNW Fordwich, Kent, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR180598
216.4 NW Canterbury, Kent, S Nicholas, Thanington (T), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in B. 5th (4-3-22) is heavier than tenor. Tue. [website] TR131567
226.4 SSW Lyminge, Kent, S Mary & S Ethelburga (GF), 8, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TR160408
236.6 E 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
246.6 WSW 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
256.6 NNW Sturry, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TR175601
266.6 NW Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
276.8 NNE Preston, Kent, S Mildred (GF), 6, 7-3-21 (403 kg) in G. PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. Tue (alt: check). [website] TR243604
286.8 NNW Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
296.9 ENE Eastry, Kent, S Mary BV, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E♭. Mon 18:30. [website] TR310547
307 NW Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
317.1 NE Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
327.1 WNW Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
337.3 SW Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
347.8 E Northbourne, Kent, S Augustine, 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in B. Fri 20:00. [website] TR333522
358 SSW Newington next Hythe, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A♭. [website] TR182373
368 ESE East Langdon, Kent, S Augustine (GF), 4, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in C. [website] TR332459
378.4 SW Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
388.5 S Folkestone, Kent, S Martin, Cheriton, 8, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR189364
398.5 E Great Mongeham, Kent, S Martin (GF), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TR346515
408.6 SE Dover, Kent, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TR319415
418.8 N Hoath, Kent, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TR203641
428.9 S Folkestone, Kent, S Mary & S Eanswythe, 8, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TR229358
438.9 N Chislet, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TR224643
449 WNW Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
459.1 ENE Sandwich, Kent, S Peter, 8 U/R, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; manual curfew rung: daily at 20:00 on tenor (only bell ringable); tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR330581
469.1 ENE Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
479.1 W Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
489.3 SSW Saltwood, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR157360
499.4 E Ringwould, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in B♭. [website] TR359483
509.5 E Deal, Kent, S Leonard, Upper Deal, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] TR362518