Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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285172.9 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Laurence, 6 U/R, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in E. Unringable. TG227087
285272.9 N Claxby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TF111945
285372.9 E Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
285472.9 SW Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
285572.9 NNW Barlborough, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. SK476771
285672.9 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 3-3-13 (196 kg) in E. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TG229083
285772.9 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
285873 ESE Harkstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM193352
285973 WSW Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
286073 S Cobham, Surrey, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ107597
286173 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
286273 SSW Stanford Dingley, Berkshire, S Denys (GF), 4, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in B♭. [website] SU575717
286373 WSW Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP022282
286473 WSW Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
286573 NW Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711
286673 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
286773.1 ENE New Lakenham, Norfolk, S Mark, 3 U/R, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. TG234074
286873.1 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S George, Colegate, 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G♯. Wed. TG229090
286973.1 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
287073.1 SSE Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
287173.2 E Alburgh, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Mon (4th). TM270872
287273.2 NNW Staveley, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in E♭. Tue. SK433748
287373.2 NW Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
287473.2 ENE Norwich, Norfolk, S Clement, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Building owned by Norwich Historic Churches Trust; derelict; unringable. TG231090
287573.2 NW Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
287673.2 W Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
287773.2 NNE Theddlethorpe St Helen, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in A♭. TF475888
287873.2 E Topcroft, Norfolk, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TM265928
287973.2 NNE Utterby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. TF305932
288073.3 SE Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
288173.3 E Kettleburgh, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-11 (373 kg) in A. [website] TM264606
288273.3 NNW Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK588839
288373.3 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
288473.3 SSW Swallowfield, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SU731647
288573.4 ENE Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, S Mary & S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Thu. TG215150
288673.4 SW Uffington, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). SU302893
288773.4 W Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
288873.5 SSE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
288973.5 SW Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
289073.5 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
289173.5 NW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
289273.5 SW Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
289373.5 WNW Shareshill, Staffordshire, S Luke & S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. Fri. SJ944065
289473.5 ESE Hasketon, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A♭. Round tower. Wed. [website] TM250504
289573.5 SSW Sandhurst, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Mon. SU825618
289673.6 S Horsell, Surrey, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SU997591
289773.6 W Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
289873.6 W Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
289973.6 WSW Pershore, Worcestershire, S Andrew's Centre (T), 8, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G♯. Former church of S Andrew (Anglican). Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO948458
290073.6 SSW Peasemore, Berkshire, S Barnabas, 6, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A. [website] SU457770