Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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315195.4 SSE Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
315295.4 WNW Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
315395.4 SSE Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
315495.5 WNW Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
315595.5 SSE Patrixbourne, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] TR189551
315695.5 W Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter & S Paul, Aston, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Thu. SP082899
315795.6 SW Reading, Berkshire, S Laurence, 12, 23-0-20 (1178 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th) 20:00. [website] SU716735
315895.6 SW Didcot, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 5-1-4 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SU519905
315995.6 S Marden, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 14-1-0 (724 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ744446
316095.6 WSW Ascott under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP300186
316195.6 S Hever, Kent, S Peter, 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ476448
316295.6 NW Marr, South Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SE514053
316395.6 SSW Betchworth, Surrey, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ210497
316495.6 SSE Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
316595.7 WNW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
316695.7 WSW Leafield, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in A♭. SP318153
316795.7 SW Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-3-3 (395 kg) in A♭. Thu. SU669766
316895.8 SW Reading, Berkshire, Minster Ch of S Mary V, 8, 25-2-26 (1307 kg) in D♭. Tue (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] SU713733
316995.8 SW Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in G. Mon. SU480941
317095.8 WSW Welford on Avon, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SP145522
317195.9 SW Reading, Berkshire, S Giles, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SU716729
317295.9 NW Adwick le Street, South Yorkshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. SE540085
317395.9 SW Aston Tirrold, Oxfordshire, S Michael, 6, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU556860
317495.9 WSW Witney, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in E. Tue. SP356092
317595.9 SSE Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541
317695.9 SW Standlake, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP397036
317795.9 W Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
317896 SSW East Horsley, Surrey, S Martin (GF), 4 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,3♭,4 of 4. TQ095528
317996 WNW Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
318096 S Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
318196 SW Marcham, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SU451968
318296.1 SSE Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
318396.1 NW Barnburgh, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in G. SE484032
318496.1 WNW Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
318596.1 NW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
318696.1 W Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Moseley (GF;T), 10, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in F. Mon. SP077831
318796.2 SW Purley, Berkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-1-27 (431 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU667760
318896.2 WSW Ebrington, Gloucestershire, S Eadburgha, 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in F♯. [website] SP183399
318996.2 W Mavesyn Ridware, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. Thu. SK081168
319096.2 NW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 12, 34-0-7 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; access to ringing room by three independent routes. Thu. SK354874
319196.2 SSW West Horsley, Surrey, S Mary, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ088526
319296.2 WSW Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd, 6, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in C. [website] SP242268
319396.2 W Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865
319496.3 NNW Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SE990397
319596.3 SSE Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
319696.3 SW Milton, Oxfordshire, S Blaise (GF;T), 8, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in B. Tue. SU485924
319796.3 SSW Outwood, Surrey, S John Bapt, 4, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Mon (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] TQ319460
319896.3 W Birmingham, West Midlands, S Anne, Moseley (T), 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SP074836
319996.3 WSW Kingham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. SP258237
320096.3 SW East Hagbourne, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in E♭. Tue. SU525881