Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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335198.1 W Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
335298.1 N Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B. Tue. TF216161
335398.1 WNW Alvington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Wed 15:00. [website] SO603006
335498.1 NW Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
335598.1 NE Dennington, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM281669
335698.2 NNW South Croxton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in A. One or more bells not hung; unringable. SK691103
335798.2 W Compton Martin, Somerset, S Michael, 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. [website] ST544569
335898.2 NNW Belgrave, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in F. Church closed. SK592071
335998.2 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
336098.2 WNW Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO663185
336198.2 NE Orford, Suffolk, S Bartholomew, 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. [website] TM422499
336298.2 NNE Fincham, Norfolk, S Martin, 6, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TF687064
336398.2 NNW Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
336498.2 W West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246
336598.2 WSW Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
336698.3 WNW Aston Ingham, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-1-17 (274 kg) in B. [website] SO683235
336798.3 WSW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
336898.3 NNW Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in A. Sat (check with contact) 10:00. SK520046
336998.3 N Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in F. TF053165
337098.3 W West Lydford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST564318
337198.4 W Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
337298.4 N Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F. Fri. TF104168
337398.4 W Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
337498.4 NW Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
337598.5 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
337698.5 NNE West Walton, Norfolk, S Mary V, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise; detached tower. [website] TF471133
337798.5 W West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
337898.5 WSW Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
337998.5 N Whissendine, Rutland, S Andrew (T), 6, 12-2-6 (638 kg) in E. Thu. SK832143
338098.5 NE Hoxne, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM181775
338198.6 NNE Runcton Holme, Norfolk, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF617094
338298.6 WSW Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
338398.6 NE Shelfanger, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. TM107836
338498.6 NE Wilby, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. [website] TM241720
338598.6 WSW Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
338698.6 NE Great Glemham, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] TM339616
338798.6 WSW Thornford, Dorset, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. [website] ST603132
338898.7 NNW Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
338998.7 W Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
339098.7 NNW Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
339198.7 WSW Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
339298.7 NNW Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
339398.8 NNE Shropham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F. TL984927
339498.9 NNW Little Dalby, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 3, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK774136
339598.9 W Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
339698.9 NNW Barkby, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in E. Tue PN shared: Barkby; Queniborough. Tue (alt: check) 18:00. SK636098
339798.9 WNW Woolaston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST586993
339898.9 NW Powick, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 19-1-19 (987 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO834515
339998.9 NNW Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 8, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in G. SK706119
340098.9 NE Wilby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. TM030899