Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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6301203.8 SSE Findon, West Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd) 20:00. TQ116084
6302203.8 SSW Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
6303203.8 SE Davington, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TR010617
6304203.8 SSE Rotherfield, East Sussex, S Denys, 8, 23-0-23 (1179 kg) in D. Mon 20:00. TQ555297
6305203.8 SSE Lyminster, West Sussex, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Mon PN alternates: Lyminster:1st,3rd; Arundel: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd). TQ022047
6306203.9 SSE Ryde, Isle of Wight, All Saints, 8, 26-2-2 (1347 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SZ589923
6307203.9 SSW Sandford, Devon, S Swithin (GF;T), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in G. SS828025
6308203.9 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
6309204 SSE Upper Beeding, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri (confirm first). TQ192111
6310204.1 SE Ospringe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-8 (880 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR000603
6311204.1 SSW Clovelly, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS309251
6312204.1 SSW Shobrooke, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. Thu. SS862011
6313204.1 SE Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
6314204.2 S Weymouth, Dorset, S Laurence, Upwey (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY660852
6315204.2 SE Faversham, Kent, S Mary of Charity (T), 10, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in E. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TR017615
6316204.2 SSW Broadclyst, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SX981972
6317204.2 SSE Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
6318204.2 SSE Horsmonden, Kent, S Margaret (T), 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ703381
6319204.3 SSW Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
6320204.3 S Freshwater, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Wed 18:00. [website] SZ346873
6321204.3 SSE Lamberhurst, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ681365
6322204.3 S Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
6323204.4 SSE Clapham, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; three-quarter wheels; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. TQ095066
6324204.4 SSE Ryde, Isle of Wight, S Michael & All Angels, Swanmore (T), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; church closed; ringing prohibited; tuning: 2,3,3 of 3. [website] SZ587913
6325204.5 SSW Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
6326204.5 SE Eastling, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ965565
6327204.5 SE Preston, Kent, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 3. [website] TR016607
6328204.6 SSW Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
6329204.6 SSW Down St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A♭. SS742044
6330204.6 SE Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
6331204.6 S Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SY577852
6332204.7 SSE Chailey, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TQ392193
6333204.7 SSE Newick, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-0-27 (266 kg) in B. Wed. TQ421208
6334204.7 S Newport, Isle of Wight, Minster Ch of S Thomas of Canterbury & S Thomas Ap, 12, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SZ499891
6335204.7 SSW Poltimore, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue. SX965968
6336204.7 SSW Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
6337204.8 SSE Keymer, West Sussex, S Cosmas & S Damian (GF), 6, 7-0-4 (357 kg) in A. Wed. TQ314152
6338204.9 SSE Aldwick, West Sussex, S Richard, 8, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in B♭. Tue. SZ909990
6339205 SSW Winkleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19-0-27 (977 kg) in E♭. Tue. SS632080
6340205 SE Graveney, Kent, All Saints (T), 3, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in C. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR052626
6341205 SSW Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
6342205 SSE Angmering, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th, 5th). TQ067043
6343205.1 S Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, S Mary V, 10, 20-1-0 (1029 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ485882
6344205.1 SSE Goudhurst, Kent, S Mary V (T), 8, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. [website] TQ723378
6345205.1 S Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
6346205.1 SSE Ditchling, East Sussex, S Margaret, 8, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue 20:00. TQ325152
6347205.1 SSW Crediton, Devon, Holy Cross, 12, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SS836002
6348205.2 SSW Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
6349205.2 SSE Felpham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SZ949998
6350205.3 SSW Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103