Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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340181 NW Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
340281.1 WSW Norton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO865243
340381.2 SSE Tonbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TQ591467
340481.2 W Madresfield, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO804474
340581.2 NNW Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK652907
340681.2 SSE Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
340781.2 WNW Bobbington, Staffordshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D♭. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. SO808905
340881.2 SE Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
340981.2 WSW Brockworth, Gloucestershire, S George, 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO890170
341081.2 WSW Churchdown, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO882191
341181.3 WNW Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
341281.3 NNW Todwick, South Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4-0-6 (206 kg) in C. SK497841
341381.3 W Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
341481.3 SSE East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
341581.3 NW Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
341681.3 S Rusper, West Sussex, S Mary Magd, 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F. Thu. TQ205373
341781.4 W Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, S Gabriel, 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SO810427
341881.4 SE Eastchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ988714
341981.4 SSW Binsted, Hampshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SU771409
342081.4 W Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
342181.4 W Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
342281.4 E Stockton, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TM387941
342381.5 SSE Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
342481.5 NNW Misterton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK764947
342581.5 E Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
342681.5 W Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
342781.5 WNW Pattingham, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] SO820991
342881.6 E Iken, Suffolk, S Botolph, 5, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. [website] TM411566
342981.7 WSW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
343081.7 SSW Overton, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Fri. [website] SU514499
343181.7 N Rothwell, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TF149993
343281.7 NW Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
343381.7 WSW Tirley, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] SO840285
343481.7 WNW Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
343581.8 E Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
343681.8 N Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in E. Mon. SK934985
343781.8 WSW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
343881.9 N Laughton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. SK849973
343981.9 SSW Holybourne, Hampshire, Holy Rood (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Tue (1st). [website] SU732412
344081.9 E Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
344181.9 SW Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
344281.9 NNE Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Clement (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed (alt). TF387965
344381.9 NNE North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Wed (alt). TF422957
344481.9 SE Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael, 8, 19-0-6 (968 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ909636
344581.9 S Dunsfold, Surrey, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU998363
344682 W Leigh, Worcestershire, S Edburga, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] SO784534
344782 NW Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
344882 SSW Dummer, Hampshire, All Saints, 5, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SU588460
344982 SSE Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500
345082 SW Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] SU277642