Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
22.4 ESE Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
32.5 ENE Sproughton, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-25 (443 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM125450
42.9 NW Elmsett, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 5, 3-0-24 (163 kg) in F. Wed (not always: check). [website] TM058471
53 ENE Bramford, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in G. [website] TM127462
63.9 W Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
74 NNW Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
84.4 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Matthew (T), 6, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. [website] TM158447
94.6 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Elms (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3,4,5. [website] TM160445
104.6 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM161442
114.7 SW Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
124.8 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 5, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; The oldest ring of five. [website] TM163445
134.8 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TM163444
144.8 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary le Tower, 12, 34-3-6 (1768 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] TM164446
154.8 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TM165440
165 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TM166448
175 SE Tattingstone, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. Mon 19:00. [website] TM135371
185 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. [website] TM168442
195.1 NNE Baylham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM102515
205.3 W Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
215.6 NE Barham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-3-20 (606 kg) in G♯. TM136509
225.7 SSW East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
235.9 SSW Stratford St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 16-2-0 (838 kg) in F. [website] TM052346
246 ENE Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476
256 SW Higham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM035352
266.3 N Barking, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TM076535
276.6 NE Henley, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TM158513
286.7 SSW Dedham, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 6th; unringable; tower unsafe. TM057331
296.9 SE Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
306.9 SSW Langham, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed (alt). TM034337
316.9 E Rushmere St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TM196460
327 WSW Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
337 ESE Woolverstone, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. TM190385
347.1 ENE Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TM191484
357.2 NNE Coddenham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TM132541
367.2 WNW Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
377.2 SE Stutton, Suffolk, S Peter (S;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] TM161344
387.4 NE Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
397.4 S Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
407.4 S Mistley, Essex, S Mary & S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TM113317
417.7 WSW Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. [website] TL986362
427.9 NW Hitcham, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. [website] TL984510
438 W Boxford, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 21-2-10 (1097 kg) in E♭. [website] TL962404
448 WNW Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, S Peter, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] TL966477
458.3 SE Harkstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM193352
468.5 NE Ashbocking, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. [website] TM169545
478.6 NNW 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
488.9 SSW Ardleigh, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Ardleigh Ringing School. TM053295
499 SW Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
509.2 W Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420