Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5551195.9 SSE Winchester, Hampshire, Chapel of S Mary, Winchester College, 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Tue 16:30. [website] SU482289
5552195.9 S Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
5553195.9 S West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
5554195.9 S Shaftesbury, Dorset, School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann, 4, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. Steel bells; former church of S Rumbold; building owned by Lushtrust; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST867227
5555195.9 S West Monkton, Somerset, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-3-11 (907 kg) in D♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] ST262284
5556196 S Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
5557196 SSW Brompton Ralph, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST084323
5558196.1 NNW Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, Ruined Cath Ch of S Columba, 6, 6-3-2 (344 kg) in C. Building owned by Historic Environment Scotland. Sat 10:00. NO023426
5559196.1 S Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
5560196.1 S Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
5561196.2 SSE Tichborne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU568302
5562196.2 S Templecombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. PN alternates with Horsington. Tue (alt). [website] ST708226
5563196.2 S Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
5564196.3 SSE 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
5565196.3 SE Thorpe le Soken, Essex, S Michael (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. TM179223
5566196.3 SSW Exford, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. Tue (exc last). [website] SS857385
5567196.3 SSE Swanscombe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 18-0-5 (917 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ604739
5568196.3 SSE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
5569196.3 SE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
5570196.4 SSW Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST167297
5571196.4 SSE Thursley, Surrey, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from nave; tower unsafe; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU901393
5572196.4 SE Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
5573196.4 S Muchelney, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] ST428249
5574196.4 SE Aldeburgh, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] TM463568
5575196.5 S Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
5576196.5 S Curry Rivel, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-0-21 (924 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST391254
5577196.5 S Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
5578196.6 SSE Dorking, Surrey, S Martin, 10, 18-1-18 (935 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ165494
5579196.7 SE St Osyth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. TM122155
5580196.7 S Stour Provost, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. [website] ST794215
5581196.7 S Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
5582196.7 SSE Selborne, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-3-8 (448 kg) in A. PN alternates with Hawkley. Wed (alt). [website] SU741337
5583196.7 S Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
5584196.7 S Drayton, Somerset, S Catherine, 8, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in E. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST405247
5585196.7 S Yeovilton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Building owned by Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Restoration Trust. Wed (1st). [website] ST546230
5586196.8 SSW Ash Priors, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in G. [website] ST151294
5587196.8 S Braishfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] SU375254
5588196.8 S Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
5589196.8 S Whiteparish, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU246235
5590196.8 SE Canewdon, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 10, 17-2-23 (899 kg) in E. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r). Wed 19:00. TQ896945
5591196.9 SE Orford, Suffolk, S Bartholomew, 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. [website] TM422499
5592196.9 SE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
5593196.9 SE Felixstowe, Suffolk, S John Bapt (T), 8, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] TM299344
5594196.9 SE Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
5595196.9 S Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
5596196.9 SSE 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
5597197 SSE Newton Valence, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] SU724328
5598197 SSW Withiel Florey, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No mains electricity. [website] SS986332
5599197.1 S North Curry, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 16-3-24 (862 kg) in F. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 6th; only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST319255
5600197.1 S Rimpton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. [website] ST610218