Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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390193.4 E Ringland, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TG133140
390293.4 ESE Shelfanger, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. TM107836
390393.5 SE Chelmsford, Essex, Cath Ch of S Mary V, S Peter, & S Cedd (T), 12, 34-2-22 (1763 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. [website] TL707069
390493.5 SSE Rotherhithe, Greater London, S Mary (S), 8, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in A♭. Tue (2,4) PN shared with Bermondsey (1,3,5) - but check; CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Docklands Ringing Centre. Tue (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TQ351798
390593.5 SSE Bermondsey, Greater London, S James (S;T), 8, 14-1-15 (731 kg) in F♯. Tue (1,3,5) PN shared with Rotherhithe (2,4) - but check; CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Docklands Ringing Centre. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th: check). [website] TQ342793
390693.5 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, Our Lady & S Nicholas, Pier Head, 12, 41-3-15 (2128 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Fri. SJ339904
390793.5 NNW Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 3-1-9 (169 kg) in E♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SE167552
390893.5 SE Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
390993.5 SE Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
391093.5 S Stratfield Saye, Hampshire, S Mary V, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU695613
391193.6 SSE Chertsey, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in E. Manual curfew rung: Mon-Fri at 20:00 Michaelmas to Lady Day. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ041669
391293.6 SSW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
391393.6 W Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SO122968
391493.6 E Bunwell, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. TM125927
391593.6 SSE Wandsworth, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 15-1-24 (786 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TQ254747
391693.7 SSE Walworth, Greater London, S Peter (T), 8, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TQ325781
391793.7 SE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
391893.7 SSE Wandsworth, Greater London, Holy Trinity, West Hill, 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). [website] TQ240739
391993.7 ESE Cotton, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. West arch of ringing chamber open to churchyard. [website] TM069669
392093.7 E Cawston, Norfolk, S Agnes, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; the ringing bells form part of an 8-bell chime; unringable. [website] TG133238
392193.7 SW Alvington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Wed 15:00. [website] SO603006
392293.7 WNW Flint, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in A. Tue. SJ243730
392393.7 WSW Rowlestone, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO373271
392493.7 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
392593.8 SSE Poplar, Greater London, All Saints, 10, 23-3-6 (1209 kg) in D. TQ380809
392693.8 SE South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
392793.8 SW St Briavels, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO558046
392893.8 SSE Sunbury on Thames, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 14-2-4 (738 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ106685
392993.9 NNE Beeford, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. TA128543
393093.9 SSW Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714
393193.9 ESE Boxford, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 21-2-10 (1097 kg) in E♭. [website] TL962404
393293.9 SW Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
393393.9 N Fimber, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-1-0 (216 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SE894606
393493.9 SE Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
393593.9 S Bagshot, Surrey, S Anne, 8, 17-0-19 (872 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU906632
393693.9 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Mary, Walton on the Hill (T), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ358948
393793.9 ESE Old Newton, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] TM059624
393893.9 SSW Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
393994 S Sandhurst, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Mon. SU825618
394094 SSE Hampton, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ140695
394194 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
394294 SE Romford, Greater London, S Edward Conf (T), 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. TQ511889
394394 NNE Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. TA021579
394494.1 S Woolton Hill, Hampshire, S Thomas (T), 6, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in C. [website] SU429616
394594.1 SSW Shalbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. [website] SU315635
394694.1 NW Whittle le Woods, Lancashire, S John Ev, 8, 21-1-23 (1090 kg) in E♭. Mon 18:30. SD578215
394794.1 ESE Stowmarket, Suffolk, S Peter & S Mary (S;T), 8, 20-0-27 (1028 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TM049586
394894.1 SSE Barking, Greater London, S Margaret (T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ440838
394994.1 SSW Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, S Katharine V&M, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU251649
395094.1 SSW Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] SU277642