Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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370190.8 SSE Homerton, Greater London, S Barnabas (T), 3, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. TQ358851
370290.8 S Barkham, Berkshire, S James, 4, 3-2-13 (184 kg) in C. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible from porch. Wed (3rd) 19:00. SU783664
370390.9 SSE Kensington, Greater London, S Mary Abbots (S), 10, 31-0-4 (1577 kg) in C♯. Thu. TQ256797
370490.9 ESE Wetherden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. [website] TM008627
370590.9 SSE Chiswick, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 13-1-15 (680 kg) in F. Mon (exc Bank Hols). TQ215777
370691 SSE Hammersmith, Greater London, S Paul, 8 U/R, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Derelict; unringable; tower unsafe. TQ233784
370791 ESE Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;S;T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL901390
370891 N Nun Monkton, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE511579
370991 SW Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in F. Tue. ST760934
371091 SSE Sunninghill, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in D♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU939686
371191 SSW Winterbourne Bassett, Wiltshire, S Katharine (GF), 3, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. SU101749
371291.1 ESE Redgrave, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. [website] TM056782
371391.1 SSE Staines upon Thames, Surrey, S Peter, 8, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ037709
371491.1 SSE Clerkenwell, Greater London, S James (T), 8, 24-2-21 (1254 kg) in E♭. TQ315822
371591.1 W Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
371691.1 SW Berkeley, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 10, 21-1-3 (1081 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. [website] ST684990
371791.1 NNW Silsden, West Yorkshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 6-3-6 (346 kg) in A♭. Thu 18:30. SE041464
371891.2 SE Colne Engaine, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. TL850303
371991.2 N Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-11 (234 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. SE772578
372091.2 NW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
372191.2 WSW Llangunllo, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO211712
372291.2 SSE 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
372391.2 SE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
372491.2 S Kintbury, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SU383670
372591.2 SE Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
372691.2 S Aldermaston, Berkshire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU596649
372791.2 WSW Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
372891.2 N Sand Hutton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE694585
372991.3 SSE South Hackney, Greater London, S John of Jerusalem (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E♭. TQ355841
373091.3 SSE Barkingside, Greater London, S George, 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. Tue. TQ430886
373191.3 NNE Hutton Cranswick, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E. Mon. TA024533
373291.3 SW Garway, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Detached tower. [website] SO455224
373391.3 WSW Old Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Stephen (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. SO249590
373491.4 SE Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
373591.4 NNW Harrogate, North Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Fri 19:00. [website] SE301553
373691.4 SSE Westminster, Greater London, Queen's Tower, Imperial College London, 10, 38-1-15 (1950 kg) in D♭. [website] TQ266792
373791.4 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
373891.4 SSE Ashford, Surrey, S Matthew, 5, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B♭. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. Thu. TQ072715
373991.5 SSE Shoreditch, Greater London, S Leonard (T), 12, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. TQ334826
374091.5 S Brimpton, Berkshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU557647
374191.5 S Mortimer, Berkshire, S John Ev, 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A. SU654645
374291.5 SSE London, City of London, S Andrew, Holborn (T), 8, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in F. [website] TQ314815
374391.5 SSE Feltham, Greater London, S Dunstan, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TQ098722
374491.5 N Shipton, North Yorkshire, Holy Evangelist (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing. SE553589
374591.5 WSW Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
374691.5 E New Buckenham, Norfolk, S Martin (T), 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. TM087905
374791.5 SSE London, City of London, S Bartholomew Gt, Smithfield (T), 5, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. Thu 18:30. [website] TQ319816
374891.6 S Swallowfield, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SU731647
374991.6 SSE Knightsbridge, Greater London, S Paul, 3 U/R, 22-0-11 (1123 kg) in E♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,4,8 of 8. [website] TQ280796
375091.6 NNW Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381