Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5951203.4 S Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
5952203.4 S Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
5953203.5 S Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
5954203.5 S Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
5955203.5 ESE Reedham, Norfolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. TG427024
5956203.5 SSE Ewhurst, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TQ091404
5957203.5 ESE Laxfield, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 15-1-9 (779 kg) in E. Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. [website] TM296724
5958203.5 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
5959203.5 ESE Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
5960203.6 S Axmouth, Devon, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. An exceptionally unusual and interesting bellframe (JGMS); unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SY256910
5961203.6 ESE Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
5962203.6 S Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
5963203.6 ESE Otley, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TM203549
5964203.6 SE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
5965203.6 ESE Filby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TG468132
5966203.6 SE Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
5967203.6 S Whitestone, Devon, S Catherine (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu. SX868943
5968203.7 S Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
5969203.7 SE Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
5970203.7 SE Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
5971203.7 SE Reigate, Surrey, S Mark, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Steel bells; unringable. TQ254508
5972203.7 ESE Winterton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TG491194
5973203.8 ESE Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
5974203.8 ESE Thurlton, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM417982
5975203.8 SE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
5976203.8 ESE Cratfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM313748
5977203.8 SSE Shedfield, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SU561132
5978203.8 S Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
5979203.9 S Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
5980203.9 S Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
5981203.9 SE Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247
5982204 SSE Fernhurst, West Sussex, S Margaret, 3, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. SU898285
5983204 S Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
5984204 SSE Rogate, West Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SU807238
5985204 S Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
5986204 S Spreyton, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue. SX697967
5987204.1 SSE Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
5988204.1 SE Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
5989204.1 S Venn Ottery, Devon, S Gregory (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SY078911
5990204.2 S Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
5991204.2 S Tedburn St Mary, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F. SX806944
5992204.2 SE Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
5993204.2 SE Reigate, Surrey, S Mary Magd, 10, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TQ259501
5994204.2 ESE Dennington, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM281669
5995204.2 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
5996204.3 SE Ardleigh, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Ardleigh Ringing School. TM053295
5997204.3 ESE Ilketshall St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM379872
5998204.3 SSW Inwardleigh, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A. SX560994
5999204.3 S Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
6000204.3 S Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter, 12, 72-2-2 (3684 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Sat (3rd). [website] SX921925