Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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400198.3 NNE Warthill, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable. SE674552
400298.3 S Amport, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. [website] SU299442
400398.3 W Bont-goch, Ceredigion, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; rung from chancel. SN684864
400498.3 NNE Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SE981435
400598.4 N Farnham, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 3, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE348605
400698.4 ESE West Stow, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] TL819705
400798.4 ESE Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
400898.4 SSE Dogmersfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in C. [website] SU781526
400998.4 SE Islington, Greater London, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Thu. TQ317838
401098.4 E Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
401198.4 SSW Radstock, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST688546
401298.5 E Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
401398.5 NNE Stockton on the Forest, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 5-1-5 (269 kg) in D. Mon. SE656560
401498.5 SE Theydon Garnon, Essex, All Saints, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. Wed. TQ471993
401598.5 NNE Gate Helmsley, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 1¾ cwt (~90 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. SE690552
401698.6 SSW Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
401798.6 SE Westminster, Greater London, Queen's Tower, Imperial College London, 10, 38-1-15 (1950 kg) in D♭. [website] TQ266792
401898.6 ESE Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
401998.6 SE Walthamstow, Greater London, S Mary, 10, 17-1-1 (877 kg) in E♭. Wed. TQ378892
402098.6 ESE Stoke by Clare, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TL740433
402198.6 SSE Odiham, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU740509
402298.7 S Orcheston, Wiltshire, S George (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. No mains electricity. [website] SU059448
402398.7 SE Walthamstow, Greater London, S Saviour, 8, 16-0-16 (820 kg) in E. Thu. TQ366879
402498.7 SE Islington, Greater London, S James Ap (T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C♯. Tue. TQ321837
402598.7 SE Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
402698.7 SE Dalston, Greater London, S Mark, 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. TQ338851
402798.7 SSE Farnborough, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU872555
402898.8 S Abbotts Ann, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu (alt). [website] SU330435
402998.8 SW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
403098.8 N Rylstone, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. SD971588
403198.8 SE Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
403298.8 SSW Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
403398.8 SW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
403498.8 SSE Hampton, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ140695
403598.8 S Upper Clatford, Hampshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-16 (464 kg) in A. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SU357435
403698.9 SE Woodford, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Mon. TQ400907
403798.9 NNE Swine, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. Unringable. TA134358
403898.9 N Shipton, North Yorkshire, Holy Evangelist (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing. SE553589
403998.9 S Shrewton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. [website] SU069443
404098.9 SE Holborn, Greater London, S Giles in the Fields (T), 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Tue 18:00 & Thu (exc 4th) 12:30. TQ299812
404198.9 SE Knightsbridge, Greater London, S Paul, 3 U/R, 22-0-11 (1123 kg) in E♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,4,8 of 8. [website] TQ280796
404299 S Longparish, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7-2-1 (381 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SU425439
404399 SSW Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
404499 NNE South Dalton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE967455
404599.1 SE Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
404699.1 SSW Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
404799.1 SSW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
404899.1 NE Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Patrick (T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in F♯. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TA315225
404999.1 NNW Slaidburn, Lancashire, S Andrew, 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed (by arrangement). SD710521
405099.1 SE Clerkenwell, Greater London, S James (T), 8, 24-2-21 (1254 kg) in E♭. TQ315822