Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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455198.9 SW Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary of The Annunciation, 10, 22-1-27 (1143 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST478012
455298.9 ENE Market Weston, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL990781
455399 NW Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
455499 N Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK588839
455599 E Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
455699 E Combs, Suffolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; future plans: To be augmented to 10 using the 8 from Hunslet, Leeds & 2 trebles in a new frame. The 4 existing bells will be hung dead for chiming in the existing frame; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5. [website] TM051569
455799.1 SSW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
455899.1 ENE Stowmarket, Suffolk, S Peter & S Mary (S;T), 8, 20-0-27 (1028 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TM049586
455999.1 E Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
456099.1 NNW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
456199.2 SE Hailsham, East Sussex, S Mary (S;T), 8, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. TQ591095
456299.3 SSW Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
456399.3 SE Alfriston, East Sussex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Rung from chancel crossing. Tue. TQ521030
456499.3 SW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
456599.3 SW West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
456699.3 ENE Wattisfield, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. [website] TM010741
456799.3 SW Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
456899.3 ESE Teynham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ966636
456999.3 ENE Hopton by Thetford, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 8, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in F♯. Mon (alt). [website] TL993790
457099.4 WSW Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
457199.4 WSW West Quantoxhead, Somerset, S Etheldreda, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (4th). [website] ST113420
457299.4 ENE Merton, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TL911980
457399.4 SW Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
457499.4 SW Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
457599.4 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
457699.5 NE Dersingham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. TF692303
457799.5 NNE North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK786822
457899.5 E Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
457999.6 SE Wilmington, East Sussex, S Mary & S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TQ544042
458099.6 N Clarborough, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK734832
458199.6 N Aston, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK468852
458299.6 SW Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
458399.6 ENE Castle Acre, Norfolk, S James, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. PN shared with Swaffham. Fri (last). TF815150
458499.7 SE Seaford, East Sussex, S Leonard, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. Tue. TV482990
458599.7 ENE Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
458699.7 WSW Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
458799.7 SW Taunton, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 27-2-18 (1405 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; the ringing bells form part of a 15-bell chime. Wed. [website] ST228246
458899.8 SW Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
458999.8 ENE Saham Toney, Norfolk, S George (T), 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. TF899020
459099.9 SW Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
459199.9 NNE Marton, Lincolnshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK839817
459299.9 NW St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
459399.9 E Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
459499.9 N Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
459599.9 SW Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
459699.9 SW Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
4597100 SE Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
4598100 E Thorrington, Essex, S Mary Magd, 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TM098196
4599100.1 ENE Thompson, Norfolk, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Unringable. TL929969
4600100.1 ENE Wyverstone, Suffolk, S George (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TM041678