Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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395196.7 SSE Shepperton, Surrey, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. TQ076665
395296.7 SSE Ottershaw, Surrey, Christ Church, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Wed. TQ020634
395396.7 SE Islington, Greater London, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Thu. TQ317838
395496.8 ESE West Stow, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] TL819705
395596.8 SE Theydon Garnon, Essex, All Saints, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. Wed. TQ471993
395696.8 SW Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
395796.8 NW Lytham, Lancashire, S John Div, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Tue. SD370271
395896.8 SW Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Tydfil (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in F. Tue 19:00. SO049058
395996.8 NNE Barmby Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Catherine (T), 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A. SE776489
396096.8 SSW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
396196.8 NNE Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, S James, Sutton, 6, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F♯. Fri. TA118329
396296.8 ESE Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
396396.9 SE Walthamstow, Greater London, S Mary, 10, 17-1-1 (877 kg) in E♭. Wed. TQ378892
396496.9 NW Lytham, Lancashire, S Peter (RC), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SD369271
396596.9 SSE Greywell, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] SU718509
396696.9 SE Westminster, Greater London, Queen's Tower, Imperial College London, 10, 38-1-15 (1950 kg) in D♭. [website] TQ266792
396796.9 ESE Stoke by Clare, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TL740433
396896.9 E East Rudham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed. TF827282
396996.9 SE Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
397097 E Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
397197 SE Walthamstow, Greater London, S Saviour, 8, 16-0-16 (820 kg) in E. Thu. TQ366879
397297 SE Islington, Greater London, S James Ap (T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C♯. Tue. TQ321837
397397 SE Dalston, Greater London, S Mark, 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. TQ338851
397497 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
397597.1 NE Hedon, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-1-19 (885 kg) in E. Mon (alt). TA188287
397697.1 SSE Dogmersfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in C. [website] SU781526
397797.1 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
397897.1 SW Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
397997.1 N Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (S), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SE347571
398097.2 SE Woodford, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Mon. TQ400907
398197.2 SW Marshfield, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (T), 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. ST261825
398297.2 W Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. SH727178
398397.2 NNE Wilberfoss, East Riding of Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SE732509
398497.3 SSE Hampton, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ140695
398597.3 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
398697.3 S Durrington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. [website] SU156448
398797.3 SSW High Littleton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in B♭. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST645579
398897.3 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
398997.3 NNW Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
399097.3 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
399197.3 SW Clevedon, Somerset, S John Ev (T), 6, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] ST406711
399297.3 SSE Odiham, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU740509
399397.3 SSW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
399497.3 SE Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
399597.3 NNE Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 8, 17-0-1 (864 kg) in E. Tue. SE802489
399697.3 NW Lytham, Lancashire, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in F. Wed. SD356272
399797.3 S Amport, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. [website] SU299442
399897.4 SE Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
399997.4 ESE Ridgewell, Essex, S Laurence (GF), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A♭. Fri. TL739409
400097.4 SE Clerkenwell, Greater London, S James (T), 8, 24-2-21 (1254 kg) in E♭. TQ315822