Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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150158.6 WSW Halton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. SP874101
150258.6 WNW Finedon, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 21-2-23 (1103 kg) in D. SP912719
150358.6 NE North Burlingham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5; bells are maiden and listed. TG365101
150458.6 NW Glinton, Cambridgeshire, S Benedict (GF), 6, 14-3-5 (752 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TF154059
150558.6 WNW Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 3 U/R, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SP850509
150658.7 S Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
150758.7 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
150858.7 NW Yarwell, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4, 5-0-4 (256 kg) in C. [website] TL070977
150958.8 SSE 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
151058.8 S Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
151158.8 SSW Chiddingstone, Kent, S Mary, 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ500452
151258.8 W Aston Abbotts, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt, 6, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in G. Thu. SP847202
151358.8 WNW Great Doddington, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SP881648
151458.8 WSW Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 24-1-25 (1243 kg) in D. Wed 20:00. [website] SP900010
151558.9 WNW Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, All Hallows, 8, 28-1-19 (1444 kg) in D. Tue. SP891679
151658.9 W Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in B♭. SP837284
151758.9 W Hulcott, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SP853166
151858.9 NNE Cawston, Norfolk, S Agnes, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; the ringing bells form part of an 8-bell chime; unringable. [website] TG133238
151958.9 WNW Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 19-2-24 (1002 kg) in E♭. SP863591
152059 SSE Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
152159 NNE Salle, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. TG110248
152259 N Fakenham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Thu (2nd, 4th). TF919296
152359 NE Halvergate, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. TG417066
152459 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
152559 SW Epsom, Surrey, Christ Church, Epsom Common, 8, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ195609
152659 WNW Cranford St John, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP927770
152759.1 SW Stanwell, Surrey, S Mary BV, 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in G. Thu. TQ057741
152859.1 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
152959.1 N Dersingham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. TF692303
153059.2 SSW Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
153159.2 SW Sunbury on Thames, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 14-2-4 (738 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ106685
153259.2 NW Wansford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 3-3-1 (191 kg) in E♭. [website] TL073992
153359.2 WSW Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
153459.2 WSW Wendover, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP871073
153559.3 WNW Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken Large piece broken out of tenor; unringable. SP923772
153659.3 NW Benefield, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. [website] SP988884
153759.3 SSE 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
153859.3 NE Lowestoft, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F♯. Mon. TM541941
153959.3 SSE Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
154059.3 SSW Merstham, Surrey, S Katharine (GF), 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ290538
154159.3 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
154259.4 NNE Stratton Strawless, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st, 3rd). TG221207
154359.4 S 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
154459.4 SSW Edenbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ444461
154559.4 SW Ashford, Surrey, S Matthew, 5, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B♭. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. Thu. TQ072715
154659.4 WSW Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP859102
154759.4 W Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
154859.5 SSW Hever, Kent, S Peter, 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ476448
154959.5 SW Esher, Surrey, Christ Church (T), 8, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] TQ137647
155059.5 WSW Langley Marish, Berkshire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-15 (782 kg) in E. Tue. TQ004795