Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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405191.2 NNW Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, S Stephen, Lindley, 8, 18-0-11 (919 kg) in E♭. Mon. SE118180
405291.2 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
405391.3 SW Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
405491.3 SE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
405591.3 NNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
405691.3 S East Tisted, Hampshire, S James (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU701322
405791.3 S Ropley, Hampshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F♯. Bells in store; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire; tower unsafe. [website] SU645319
405891.3 WNW Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
405991.3 SE Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
406091.3 E Stowmarket, Suffolk, S Peter & S Mary (S;T), 8, 20-0-27 (1028 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TM049586
406191.4 SE Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
406291.4 SW Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
406391.4 SSE Ewhurst, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TQ091404
406491.4 SE Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
406591.5 NNE Old Clee, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity & S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F. TA289084
406691.5 S Ovington, Hampshire, S Peter, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU560316
406791.5 NNW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
406891.5 W Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SO122968
406991.5 N Whitwood, West Yorkshire, All Saints, Hightown, 3, 5-1-8 (270 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE420252
407091.5 SSW Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
407191.5 E Deopham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TG049004
407291.5 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
407391.5 SE Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
407491.5 ENE Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in F♯. Tue. TF918431
407591.5 SSW Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
407691.5 E Banham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-11 (526 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt) 18:30. TM063882
407791.6 SSE Cranleigh, Surrey, S Nicolas (T), 8, 16-2-22 (848 kg) in F. Tue. TQ059391
407891.6 NNE Winteringham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. SE924224
407991.6 E Combs, Suffolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; future plans: To be augmented to 10 using the 8 from Hunslet, Leeds & 2 trebles in a new frame. The 4 existing bells will be hung dead for chiming in the existing frame; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5. [website] TM051569
408091.7 W Llanbister, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO110733
408191.7 SSW Great Durnford, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in F♯. [website] SU136383
408291.7 E Old Newton, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] TM059624
408391.7 SW Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
408491.7 NNE Thornton Curtis, Lincolnshire, S Laurence (T), 6 U/R, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in F. Unringable. TA087178
408591.7 SSW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
408691.7 E Finningham, Suffolk, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TM066693
408791.8 SSE Bletchingley, Surrey, S Mary (GF;S;T), 10, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ327508
408891.8 N Birkin, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SE530265
408991.8 N Drax, North Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SE675263
409091.8 SW Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
409191.8 ENE Swanton Morley, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TG019173
409291.9 ESE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
409391.9 SE Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
409491.9 NNW Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
409591.9 SW Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
409691.9 SW Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
409791.9 ENE Wighton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st). TF940399
409891.9 NW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
409992 SE Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
410092 S Bramshott, Hampshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon. [website] SU842328