Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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6101263.6 SE Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
6102263.7 S Dunchideock, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SX876876
6103263.7 SE Theberton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 6-2-9 (334 kg) in B♭. Round tower. [website] TM437659
6104263.7 SE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
6105263.8 SSE Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
6106263.8 S Bradford Peverell, Dorset, The Assumption, 8, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A. [website] SY657930
6107263.8 S Gidleigh, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Tuning: 1♭,2-5 of 6. SX670883
6108263.9 SE St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
6109263.9 S Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
6110263.9 S Boyton, Cornwall, Holy Name (GF), 5, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in A♭. SX320920
6111264 SE Tunstall, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TM363551
6112264 SSE Haslemere, Surrey, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 10, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SU902334
6113264 S Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
6114264 SSE Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU555176
6115264 SSE Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
6116264 S Bridestowe, Devon, S Bridget (GF), 6, 13-0-15 (667 kg) in F. SX513894
6117264 S Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
6118264 SSE Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
6119264 SSE Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
6120264.2 S Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
6121264.2 S Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
6122264.2 S Chagford, Devon, S Michael (S;T), 8, 18-0-22 (924 kg) in E. Tue (exc Aug). SX701875
6123264.2 SSE Buckland, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in B. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ221508
6124264.3 SSE Steep, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-0-13 (311 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Froxfield. Tue (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SU745253
6125264.3 SE Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
6126264.3 SSE East Meon, Hampshire, All Saints, 10, 18-0-12 (920 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SU680222
6127264.4 S Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, S Michael, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. SX857865
6128264.4 S St Giles on the Heath, Devon, S Giles (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. SX353907
6129264.4 S Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
6130264.4 S Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] SY488895
6131264.5 SSE Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
6132264.5 SSE Betchworth, Surrey, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ210497
6133264.5 SSE Chiddingfold, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU959353
6134264.5 SE Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
6135264.5 SE Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
6136264.5 SE Stone by Dartford, Kent, S Mary, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ576748
6137264.6 S Bridford, Devon, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX815863
6138264.6 SSE Southampton, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 21-2-8 (1096 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (4th, 5th). [website] SU426116
6139264.7 SSE Southampton, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 10, 16-1-15 (832 kg) in F. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (2nd). [website] SU419112
6140264.7 SSE Milland, West Sussex, S Luke (GF), 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU824282
6141264.8 S Kenn, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F. Tue. SX921857
6142264.9 SSE Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
6143264.9 SSE Droxford, Hampshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 5, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SU607182
6144264.9 S Moretonhampstead, Devon, S Andrew (S;T), 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. SX755860
6145264.9 S Broadwoodwidger, Devon, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7-0-25 (367 kg) in G. SX411891
6146264.9 S Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
6147265 SE Merstham, Surrey, S Katharine (GF), 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ290538
6148265 SE 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
6149265 SE Leiston, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 20-2-2 (1042 kg) in E. [website] TM438624
6150265 SSE Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988