Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bramfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Detached tower; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM398737
21.9 ENE Wenhaston, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TM424754
32.4 NNW Halesworth, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 18-0-25 (926 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM385773
42.8 SSE Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
53 S Yoxford, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TM394689
63.2 WNW Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
73.3 SW Sibton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] TM367695
83.3 ENE Blythburgh, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. [website] TM450753
93.5 NW Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
103.9 W Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
113.9 SW Peasenhall, Suffolk, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-2-10 (538 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] TM355692
124 NNW Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
134.1 W Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
144.2 SSE Middleton, Suffolk, Holy Trinity, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TM429677
154.4 NNE Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
165.3 NNE Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
175.3 W Cratfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM313748
185.3 NE Wangford, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM466791
195.4 S Kelsale, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. [website] TM387651
205.4 SSE Theberton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 6-2-9 (334 kg) in B♭. Round tower. [website] TM437659
216 NNW Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
226.1 SSW Carlton, Suffolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TM382640
236.3 ENE Reydon, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF;T), 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TM490781
246.4 W 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
256.5 SSW Rendham, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Fri 18:00. [website] TM349644
266.6 NW St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
276.7 WSW Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
286.8 S Saxmundham, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. [website] TM388629
296.9 E Southwold, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (T), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TM507763
306.9 SSW Sweffling, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st). [website] TM347638
317 NE Frostenden, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 2,4,5 of 8. TM479817
327.4 SSE Leiston, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 20-2-2 (1042 kg) in E. [website] TM438624
337.6 SSW Benhall, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] TM371618
347.6 NW Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
357.7 NNW Ilketshall St Margaret, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable; round tower. TM349852
368 NE Wrentham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM488830
378.2 NW St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
388.4 SSW Great Glemham, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] TM339616
398.4 WSW Dennington, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM281669
408.4 N Ilketshall St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM379872
418.8 WNW Fressingfield, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-20 (873 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM261774
429 NW St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
439.1 N Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
449.2 ENE Covehithe, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM522818
459.5 SW Framlingham, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM285635
469.8 W Wilby, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. [website] TM241720
479.8 NW Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
489.8 N Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
499.9 SSW Little Glemham, Suffolk, S Andrew, 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. [website] TM346587
509.9 SW Parham, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (3rd, 5th). [website] TM309605