Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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295174.2 N Sixhills, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF170871
295274.2 E Laxfield, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 15-1-9 (779 kg) in E. Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. [website] TM296724
295374.2 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Giles (S), 8, 13-3-21 (708 kg) in F. Tue. TG225086
295474.2 W Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
295574.2 SSW Dogmersfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in C. [website] SU781526
295674.2 W Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
295774.2 W Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
295874.3 NNE Legbourne, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A♭. TF367844
295974.3 E Homersfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM285854
296074.3 WSW Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
296174.3 SSW Baughurst, Hampshire, S Stephen, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B. Wed. [website] SU582599
296274.3 SSE Seal, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in G. [website] TQ550569
296374.4 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Laurence, 6 U/R, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in E. Unringable. TG227087
296474.4 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 3-3-13 (196 kg) in E. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TG229083
296574.4 WSW Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
296674.4 W Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
296774.4 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Peter Mancroft, 12, 37-3-15 (1925 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre. Mon. TG229084
296874.4 S Redhill, Surrey, S John Ev, 8, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ274493
296974.4 E Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
297074.4 W Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
297174.4 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, Coslany, 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Building owned by Norwich Historic Churches Trust; no regular ringing. TG228089
297274.4 SW Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
297374.5 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, All Saints, Westlegate (T), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B. Building owned by Norwich Historic Churches Trust. Fri (alt). TG231082
297474.5 SSE Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
297574.5 ENE New Lakenham, Norfolk, S Mark, 3 U/R, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. TG234074
297674.5 NNW Bolsover, Derbyshire, S Mary & S Laurence (T), 8, 14-3-1 (750 kg) in G. Tue. SK474703
297774.5 NW Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
297874.5 NNW East Retford, Nottinghamshire, S Swithun, 10, 23-0-7 (1172 kg) in E♭. Thu. SK706813
297974.5 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Andrew, 10 U/R, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,7,0,5,4,6,9,8. TG230087
298074.6 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S George, Colegate, 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G♯. Wed. TG229090
298174.6 WSW Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
298274.6 NNW Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in A♭. SK787838
298374.6 WNW Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
298474.6 SSE Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
298574.6 S Shere, Surrey, S James, 8, 15-2-8 (791 kg) in E. Thu. TQ074477
298674.6 SSW Pamber, Hampshire, S Mary & S John Bapt (GF), 4 U/R, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A. Unringable; long draught; No stays or sliders. [website] SU608581
298774.6 NNW West Retford, Nottinghamshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. SK702813
298874.6 SSW Aldershot, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (GF;T), 8, 8-3-16 (452 kg) in A. Thu. SU869498
298974.7 SSE Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
299074.7 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Clement, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Building owned by Norwich Historic Churches Trust; derelict; unringable. TG231090
299174.7 NNW Babworth, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK686808
299274.7 SSE Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
299374.7 E Pettistree, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 7-3-13 (400 kg) in A♭. 5th (8-3-13) is heavier than tenor. Wed. [website] TM298549
299474.7 SSE Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
299574.7 SW Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
299674.7 E Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
299774.7 NE Wiveton, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. TG043427
299874.7 S Albury, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 15-2-10 (792 kg) in F. Mon. TQ050476
299974.8 WSW Eckington, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SO922414
300074.8 W Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498