Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Watton, Norfolk, S Mary (T), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Round tower. Fri. TF921009
21.5 WNW Saham Toney, Norfolk, S George (T), 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. TF899020
31.7 SE Griston, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. TL942993
41.9 SSW Merton, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TL911980
51.9 ENE Carbrooke, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. TF949022
62.5 S Thompson, Norfolk, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Unringable. TL929969
73.1 NW Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
83.2 SE Caston, Norfolk, S Cross, 6, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A♭. TL959975
93.2 E Scoulton, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF972009
104.3 W Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
114.6 NNE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
124.6 NNW Holme Hale, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed. TF887075
135.5 SE Rockland All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted; No mains electricity. TL994960
146 W Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
156.1 NNW Necton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. TF878097
166.3 E Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021
176.4 SE Shropham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F. TL984927
186.6 ESE Great Ellingham, Norfolk, S James, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. TM020971
196.9 ENE Reymerston, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-2-7 (283 kg) in A. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (exc 1st). TG020060
207.3 NNE Scarning, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. [website] TF953122
217.5 ENE Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073
227.9 NNW Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
238 E Deopham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TG049004
248 NW Swaffham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in E. Fri (monthly: check). TF820089
258.1 NE Yaxham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Round tower. TG007107
268.6 ESE Attleborough, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM, 6, 12-2-18 (643 kg) in E. Tue. TM049953
278.7 NNE East Dereham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S), 8, 22-3-21 (1165 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. TF987132
288.7 WSW Mundford, Norfolk, S Leonard, 6, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B. Fri. TL800938
299.3 NNE Gressenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 10, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TF959155
309.5 ESE Besthorpe, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in F♯. TM065956
319.6 SE Wilby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. TM030899
329.8 SSE East Harling, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in G. TL989866
339.9 W Gooderstone, Norfolk, S George, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TF762021
3410.3 NE Mattishall, Norfolk, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. TG053110
3510.5 W Northwold, Norfolk, S Andrew (T), 8, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL755970
3610.6 SE Quidenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-0-14 (768 kg) in F. Round tower. TM028876
3710.6 N Litcham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Tue. TF886176
3810.8 ENE Barnham Broom, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (S), 5, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Mon 19:00. TG082077
3910.9 NW Castle Acre, Norfolk, S James, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. PN shared with Swaffham. Fri (last). TF815150
4010.9 S Brettenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Unringable. TL931833
4111.4 NNE Beetley, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D. Wed. TF973185
4211.5 E Wymondham, Norfolk, Abbey Ch of S Mary V & S Thomas a Becket (T), 10, 26-2-2 (1347 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TG106014
4311.5 SSW Thetford, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 8, 18-0-1 (915 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed. TL869831
4411.6 N Mileham, Norfolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. TF921195
4511.8 SE Banham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-11 (526 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt) 18:30. TM063882
4611.9 NNE Swanton Morley, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TG019173
4711.9 SE Kenninghall, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 15-2-3 (789 kg) in E. Wed. TM041859
4812.2 SE New Buckenham, Norfolk, S Martin (T), 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. TM087905
4912.2 S Rushford, Norfolk, S John Ev, 6 U/R, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Unringable. TL923813
5012.3 ENE Wramplingham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TG113060