Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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385190.4 ENE Winterton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TG491194
385290.4 W Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO663483
385390.5 WSW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
385490.5 S Slinfold, West Sussex, S Peter (T), 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ117315
385590.5 W Castle Frome, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO667458
385690.5 NNW Worsbrough, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SE349026
385790.6 NNW Burghwallis, South Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 3 U/R, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Unringable. SE536120
385890.6 E Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Minster Ch of S Nicholas, 12, 30-2-4 (1551 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. TG524080
385990.6 W Aston Botterell, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SO632841
386090.7 SSW Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire, S Andrew, 8, 14-3-9 (753 kg) in F. [website] SU439466
386190.7 SSW Tangley, Hampshire, S Thomas (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in D. [website] SU334524
386290.7 WSW Newent, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 16-1-4 (827 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SO723259
386390.7 SW Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
386490.7 SW Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
386590.8 SSE Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
386690.8 N Alkborough, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SE881218
386790.8 N Winteringham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. SE924224
386890.8 WSW Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
386990.9 WSW Elmore, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. [website] SO767149
387090.9 NW Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
387190.9 WSW Dymock, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] SO700312
387291 S Bramshott, Hampshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon. [website] SU842328
387391 SW Upper Chute, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. [website] SU299540
387491.1 SSE Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
387591.1 SSE Hartfield, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in G. Thu. TQ479357
387691.1 SSE Tunbridge Wells, Kent, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ593392
387791.1 SW Tetbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V & S Mary Magdalen, 8, 16¾ cwt (~850 kg) in E. Bells 2-8 are maiden and listed. Fri. [website] ST890929
387891.1 SW Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
387991.1 SSW Brown Candover, Hampshire, S Peter, 5, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in B. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Wed. [website] SU581396
388091.2 SW East Kennett, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 5 U/R, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SU117674
388191.2 WNW Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
388291.2 SW Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
388391.2 NW Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
388491.2 NNW Skelbrooke, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE511120
388591.2 WSW Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, S Anne (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble. SO711267
388691.2 WNW Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
388791.3 N Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Patrick (T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in F♯. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TA315225
388891.3 WNW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
388991.3 SSW Blackmoor, Hampshire, S Matthew, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Fri. [website] SU780335
389091.3 W Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
389191.4 S West Hoathly, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F♯. Thu (alt: check). TQ363325
389291.4 S Horsham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 10, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in E♭. Tue. TQ170302
389391.4 SSE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
389491.4 SSE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
389591.4 SE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
389691.4 WNW Kynnersley, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ672167
389791.5 SE Davington, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TR010617
389891.5 WNW Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
389991.5 WNW Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
390091.6 NNW Campsall, South Yorkshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in A♭. SE544140