Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-5 of 5. [website] TL924451
21.1 SW Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
32 W Acton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in F♯. [website] TL892452
42.2 SSE Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420
52.5 NNW Lavenham, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 21-0-7 (1070 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL912490
63.1 ENE Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, S Peter, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] TL966477
73.5 NNE Preston, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL945502
83.8 SE Boxford, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 21-2-10 (1097 kg) in E♭. [website] TL962404
93.8 WNW Long Melford, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL864467
103.9 SW Sudbury, Suffolk, S Peter, 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E. PN: by arrangement. [website] TL874413
114 SSW Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;S;T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL901390
124 S Assington, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] TL935387
134 WSW Sudbury, Suffolk, S Gregory (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. [website] TL870414
144.3 SW Sudbury, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 26½ cwt (~1350 kg) in D. [website] TL868409
154.6 ENE Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
164.9 E Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
175.2 NE Hitcham, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. [website] TL984510
185.5 W Foxearth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul, 8 U/R, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL835447
195.5 NW Shimpling, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TL859512
205.6 WNW Stanstead, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : treble; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable. [website] TL843493
215.8 SW Great Henny, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL867377
225.9 WNW Glemsford, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] TL834483
236 SE Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
246.5 ESE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
256.6 WSW Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
266.7 SSE Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. [website] TL986362
276.8 NNW Lawshall, Suffolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] TL864542
286.9 W Pentlow, Essex, S George & S Gregory, 5, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Round tower. TL812461
297 S Bures, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Tue (Oct-Mar). [website] TL906340
307.1 NW Hartest, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. [website] TL834523
317.4 W Cavendish, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. [website] TL804465
327.5 NNE Felsham, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] TL946570
337.5 SSE Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
347.8 WSW Belchamp Otten, Essex, S Ethelbert & All Saints, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TL803417
357.8 SW Wickham St Paul, Essex, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. TL827371
367.8 SE Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
377.9 W Belchamp St Paul, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in F♯. Fri. TL798434
388 S Wormingford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. Tue (Apr-Sept). TL932322
398.1 WSW Gestingthorpe, Essex, S Mary, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Thu (4th). TL812385
408.4 E Elmsett, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 5, 3-0-24 (163 kg) in F. Wed (not always: check). [website] TM058471
418.5 SSW Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
428.5 SSE Great Horkesley, Essex, All Saints, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TL971323
438.5 SSE Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
448.5 NW Somerton, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,4♯ of 5. [website] TL810530
459.2 NE Buxhall, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F♯. Future plans: To be become 8.. Tue (1st, 3rd). TM002576
469.2 ENE Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
479.2 NW Hawkedon, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A♭. [website] TL797529
489.2 N Bradfield St George, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,4-7 of 8. [website] TL907599
499.2 NNE Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
509.3 SE Higham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM035352