Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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365184.2 NNE Kirklington, Nottinghamshire, S Swithin, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. SK679576
365284.2 SSW Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, S Hippolytus (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] ST581108
365384.3 E Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
365484.3 NNE Averham, Nottinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12-1-1 (623 kg) in F. Mon. SK767543
365584.3 WNW Llandinam, Powys, Wales, S Llonio (T), 6, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in A. SO025885
365684.3 E Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
365784.3 SW Fiddington, Somerset, S Martin (GF), 6, 7-3-4 (396 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST215405
365884.3 SW Stoke St Gregory, Somerset, S Gregory, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST348271
365984.3 ESE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
366084.3 SSW Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood, 6, 15-1-26 (787 kg) in E. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (2nd, 3rd, 4th). [website] ST687052
366184.3 SSW Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
366284.4 SSW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
366384.4 E Thaxted, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in E♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). TL610310
366484.4 ESE Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
366584.4 ESE Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
366684.5 NNE Ancaster, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 5, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in F. Thu (not always: check). SK982435
366784.5 SE Pulborough, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 8, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). TQ046187
366884.5 ESE Erith, Greater London, Christ Church, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ512779
366984.5 NE Threekingham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. TF089361
367084.5 NW Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
367184.6 ESE St Paul's Cray, Greater London, His Royal Majesty House, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Former church of S Paulinus (Anglican) (until 2002); derelict; unringable. [website] TQ473690
367284.6 E Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
367384.6 ENE Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire, S Cyriac & S Julitta, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TL568638
367484.6 ESE Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
367584.7 ESE St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
367684.7 N North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
367784.7 NE Gedney Hill, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Wed 19:00. TF338112
367884.7 NE Billingborough, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A♭. TF117342
367984.7 WSW Cowbridge, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, Holy Cross, 8, 15-3-13 (806 kg) in E. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS994746
368084.8 SSW Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
368184.8 NE Osbournby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF069381
368284.8 ESE Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
368384.8 NNE Normanton on Cliffe, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK948462
368484.8 NNE Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd, 10, 31-1-11 (1593 kg) in C. Wed. SK799539
368584.8 SE Coldwaltham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ023165
368684.8 ESE South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
368784.8 SSW East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
368884.8 SSW West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135
368984.9 SE Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
369085 S Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Ch of Holy Trinity, 12, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SZ159925
369185 NE Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Nicolas (GF;T), 8, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. TF250224
369285 NNE Kelham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed until tower roof problem resolved. SK773553
369385 NE Wilsford, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-2-21 (391 kg) in B♭. TF006430
369485 NNW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
369585 SSE Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
369685 NNW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
369785 SW Goathurst, Somerset, S Edward K&M (GF), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] ST256343
369885.1 SSW Chetnole, Dorset, S Peter, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST602081
369985.1 SSW Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
370085.1 NNE Fenton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK878506