Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255167.6 SW Childrey, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in A♭. Wed. SU359878
255267.6 ENE Lyng, Norfolk, S Margaret, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri. TG068178
255367.6 ESE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TM166448
255467.7 W Feckenham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP009616
255567.7 ESE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TM165440
255667.7 SE Bradwell on Sea, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G♯. Fri. TM004068
255767.7 ENE Fundenhall, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel. TM152968
255867.8 WSW Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-2-25 (342 kg) in B♭. [website] SP095245
255967.8 N Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; not well in tune. TF149768
256067.8 E Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
256167.8 ENE Forncett St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. Round tower. TM164928
256267.8 WNW King's Bromley, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. SK121170
256367.8 S Horsell, Surrey, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SU997591
256467.8 ESE Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476
256567.8 WSW Eastleach Martin, Gloucestershire, S Michael & S Martin (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP202052
256667.9 ESE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. [website] TM168442
256767.9 NW Belper, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK350476
256867.9 SSE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
256967.9 E Helmingham, Suffolk, S Mary (S), 8, 17-3-16 (909 kg) in D. Fri (3rd). [website] TM190576
257067.9 S Banstead, Surrey, All Saints (GF), 8, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ254596
257167.9 NNW Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Mon. SK736710
257267.9 SE Rochford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 8, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. TQ871902
257367.9 SSE Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
257468 SSW Swallowfield, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SU731647
257568 SSW Stanford Dingley, Berkshire, S Denys (GF), 4, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in B♭. [website] SU575717
257668 WNW Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
257768 S Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey, S Mary, 6, 3-3-11 (195 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ129584
257868 SSW Sandhurst, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Mon. SU825618
257968 SSE Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
258068 WSW Farmington, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SP136152
258168 SE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
258268 WSW Stanway, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 5, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in F♯. [website] SP060323
258368 SSE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
258468 NNW Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F. Tue. SK489589
258568 SSW Sandhurst, Berkshire, Immaculate Conception (RC) (GF;T), 6, 1-2-14 (83 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd). SU837614
258668.1 WSW Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
258768.1 SE Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
258868.1 N Scothern, Lincolnshire, S Germain (T), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Fri. TF033774
258968.2 SE Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
259068.2 NNW Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (T), 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B. Fri. SK625669
259168.2 NW Scropton, Derbyshire, S Paul (GF), 3, 2-1-23 (125 kg) in E. SK192301
259268.2 ENE Sparham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TG070196
259368.3 SSW Camberley, Surrey, S Michael, Yorktown (T), 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in A♭. Wed. SU864604
259468.3 SW Sparsholt, Oxfordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 4, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. SU346875
259568.3 NW Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
259668.4 SW Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 4-1-7 (219 kg) in C. SU373849
259768.4 ENE Honingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A♭. TG114112
259868.4 N Wragby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF134779
259968.4 E Framsden, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM200597
260068.4 N Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761