Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5601205.5 SSW Romansleigh, Devon, S Rumon (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SS727206
5602205.5 ESE Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
5603205.5 S Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 8, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST512119
5604205.5 ESE Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
5605205.6 SSE East Clandon, Surrey, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 3, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ060517
5606205.6 SSE Epsom, Surrey, S Martin, 10, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ213605
5607205.6 ESE Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
5608205.6 SE West Hanningfield, Essex, S Mary & S Edward (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A. Bells in store; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; not well in tune. TQ734998
5609205.6 SSW Meshaw, Devon, S John (GF), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SS758196
5610205.6 ESE Monewden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. [website] TM238585
5611205.7 SE Eltham, Greater London, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ426744
5612205.7 SSE Carshalton, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ279644
5613205.7 S Beer Hackett, Dorset, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,1,2 of 4. ST599117
5614205.8 SSE Hursley, Hampshire, All Saints, 12, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. [website] SU427252
5615205.8 SSE Elstead, Surrey, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SU903434
5616205.8 S Hemyock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E♭. Fri. ST135132
5617205.8 SE Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
5618205.8 ESE Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
5619205.8 SE Beddington, Greater London, S Mary (T), 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E♭. Thu (see tower website). [website] TQ295652
5620205.9 S Culmstock, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. ST102135
5621205.9 ESE Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
5622205.9 SE Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
5623205.9 ESE Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
5624205.9 SSE 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
5625205.9 SE Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
5626205.9 S Holwell, Dorset, S Laurence (GF), 5, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F. [website] ST699119
5627205.9 SSE Shalford, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-2-8 (689 kg) in F. Mon. SU999478
5628206 S Loxbeare, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SS911161
5629206 S Sampford Peverell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E. ST029142
5630206 SE Dedham, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 6th; unringable; tower unsafe. TM057331
5631206 SSE 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
5632206 SSW Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
5633206 ESE Aldeby, Norfolk, S Mary, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Not well in tune. TM450933
5634206.1 SSW Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
5635206.1 SE East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
5636206.1 SE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
5637206.1 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
5638206.1 ESE Bradwell, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G. Round tower. TG503038
5639206.1 S Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
5640206.1 S Washfield, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G♯. SS935154
5641206.2 SE Colchester, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 21-0-17 (1075 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL994252
5642206.2 SSE Fetcham, Surrey, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TQ149556
5643206.2 S Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
5644206.2 S Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
5645206.3 SSE Ashtead, Surrey, S Giles (T), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ192580
5646206.3 ESE Kettleburgh, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-11 (373 kg) in A. [website] TM264606
5647206.3 SSW Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
5648206.3 ESE Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Minster Ch of S Nicholas, 12, 30-2-4 (1551 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. TG524080
5649206.3 SSE Compton, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in D. [website] SU467256
5650206.3 SE Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476