Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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420198.2 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218
420298.2 SE Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
420398.2 WSW Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
420498.2 WSW Ballingham, Herefordshire, S Dubricius, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO575316
420598.2 SE Hoath, Kent, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TR203641
420698.2 SSW Longstock, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] SU358370
420798.2 S Fittleworth, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tue (by arrangement). TQ009192
420898.2 N Humbleton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 17 cwt (~860 kg). Derelict; unringable. TA226348
420998.3 WNW Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
421098.3 W Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
421198.3 NW Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879
421298.3 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
421398.3 NW Poynton, Cheshire, S George, 6, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SJ919835
421498.3 SW Devizes, Wiltshire, S James, Southbroom, 6, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SU010615
421598.3 W Rushbury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. SO513918
421698.3 S Wivelsfield, East Sussex, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ338207
421798.3 SE Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
421898.4 W Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
421998.4 NNW Knottingley, West Yorkshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE499240
422098.4 W Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
422198.4 WSW Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO597240
422298.4 SE Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
422398.5 WSW Ruardean, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (4th). [website] SO621176
422498.5 S Pulborough, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 8, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). TQ046187
422598.5 SW Devizes, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E♭. [website] SU005616
422698.5 SSE Ticehurst, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ688301
422798.5 N Swine, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. Unringable. TA134358
422898.5 NW Dinting Vale, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Unringable. SK021943
422998.5 SW Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
423098.6 WNW Berrington, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in G. SJ530068
423198.6 SE Canterbury, Kent, S Nicholas, Thanington (T), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in B. 5th (4-3-22) is heavier than tenor. Tue. [website] TR131567
423298.7 W Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO533453
423398.7 SSE Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
423498.7 SW Fittleton, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. [website] SU146495
423598.7 SW Devizes, Wiltshire, S John, 8, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in D. [website] SU004612
423698.7 SW Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
423798.7 SW Bromham, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (S), 6, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST963651
423898.8 NNW Hemingbrough, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. SE673306
423998.8 SE Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
424098.8 SSE Buxted, East Sussex, S Margaret Q (GF), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. TQ485230
424198.8 WNW Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
424298.9 SE Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
424398.9 WNW Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
424498.9 SE Sturry, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TR175601
424598.9 SSE Flimwell, East Sussex, S Augustine of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TQ724308
424698.9 WNW Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
424799 SW Badminton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). ST806828
424899 SE Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
424999 NW Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
425099 W Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951