Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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390189.3 ENE Beetley, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D. Wed. TF973185
390289.3 WNW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
390389.3 NNE Winterton, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-23 (480 kg) in G♯. Thu (exc 1st). SE928185
390489.3 WSW Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
390589.3 SE Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
390689.4 E Quidenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-0-14 (768 kg) in F. Round tower. TM028876
390789.4 SSW Over Wallop, Hampshire, S Peter, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SU284382
390889.4 W Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2♯,3-6 of 6. Tue 20:00. SO151667
390989.4 WNW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
391089.4 N Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE361209
391189.4 NNW Thornhill, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G♯. Wed. SE253188
391289.4 E Great Ellingham, Norfolk, S James, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. TM020971
391389.4 SSW North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
391489.4 ENE Holkham, Norfolk, S Withburga, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. TF878436
391589.4 SSW Orcheston, Wiltshire, S George (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. No mains electricity. [website] SU059448
391689.4 ESE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
391789.5 SE Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
391889.5 N Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
391989.5 NW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
392089.5 SSW Shrewton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. [website] SU069443
392189.6 SSW Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
392289.6 N North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
392389.6 SW Keynsham, Somerset, S John Bapt (S), 8, 24-3-27 (1270 kg) in D. Thu. [website] ST654688
392489.6 SSE Reigate, Surrey, S Mark, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Steel bells; unringable. TQ254508
392589.6 W Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
392689.6 N Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Cath Ch of All Saints (T), 12, 35-1-0 (1791 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SE332208
392789.6 SSE Caterham, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Fri. [website] TQ336553
392889.6 NNW Kirkheaton, West Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SE178172
392989.6 E Wilby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. TM030899
393089.6 SE Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
393189.6 E Haughley, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5, 14-3-14 (756 kg) in F. Mon (1st). [website] TM025622
393289.6 SW Newton St Loe, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST701648
393389.7 NNE Scartho, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 3, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A♭. TA267063
393489.7 SW Corston, Somerset, All Saints, 8, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in A♭. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST694652
393589.7 E North Lopham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in F♯. TM036825
393689.8 NNW Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
393789.8 WSW Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
393889.8 SSW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
393989.8 WNW Castle Caereinion, Powys, Wales, S Garmon, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 6. SJ163054
394089.8 NW Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
394189.8 ENE Houghton St Giles, Norfolk, S Giles, 3, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. TF923353
394289.8 SSE Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553
394389.9 ESE Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
394489.9 SSW Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
394589.9 SSW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
394689.9 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Matthew, Kingsdown, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Tue (univ term: check). [website] ST587740
394789.9 E South Lopham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 20-2-1 (1042 kg) in E. TM039817
394889.9 SSW Maddington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU066437
394989.9 ESE Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
395089.9 E Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021