Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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395189.7 E Writtle, Essex, All Saints (S;T), 10, 31-2-12 (1606 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: two trebles to provide an additional light ring of 8. Tue. [website] TL677061
395289.7 WSW Llangynwyd, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Cynwyd (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SS857888
395389.7 E Great Thurlow, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. [website] TL680503
395489.8 E Little Thurlow, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. [website] TL679511
395589.8 SW West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
395689.8 SW Bicknoller, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (exc 4th). [website] ST110394
395789.8 NW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
395889.8 NW Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
395989.8 ENE Elm, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 6, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F♯. [website] TF469068
396089.8 E Sturmer, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in B. Unringable. TL690439
396189.8 NE Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire, S Denys (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF099460
396289.8 NNE Welbourn, Lincolnshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in G. SK968545
396389.9 SW Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
396489.9 NNE Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
396589.9 SSW South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
396690 WNW Carno, Powys, Wales, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SN963964
396790 NNE Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bassingham. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). SK889589
396890 SW Stoke St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. ST265223
396990 NNW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
397090.1 SE Washington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. TQ118128
397190.1 NE Leverington, Cambridgeshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in F. Wed (2nd). [website] TF444114
397290.1 NE Great Hale, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. TF148429
397390.1 SW Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
397490.1 NE Asgarby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5; former 3/5 cracked ~1830 & 'lost'. TF116453
397590.1 SW Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
397690.1 S Arreton, Isle of Wight, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SZ534867
397790.1 SSW Cattistock, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SY591995
397890.1 SW Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
397990.2 NNE North Collingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK829620
398090.2 NNW Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
398190.2 NNW Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
398290.2 E Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
398390.2 SSE Yapton, West Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Mon 14:00. SU981035
398490.2 NE Sutton St James, Lincolnshire, S James (T), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. Tue PN alternates with Gedney; detached tower. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF396183
398590.3 N Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
398690.3 SE Edenbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ444461
398790.3 NNE Ossington, Nottinghamshire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-0-17 (313 kg) in B♭. SK759651
398890.3 SW Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
398990.4 WSW St Brides Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Mon. SS894750
399090.4 SSW Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
399190.4 NE Evedon, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. TF092475
399290.4 WSW Laleston, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S David, 6, 12-3-27 (660 kg) in G. Wed 18:00. SS875798
399390.4 ESE Otford, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ528593
399490.4 ENE Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 20-3-14 (1060 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Wisbech and Walsoken Teaching Group. Mon (4th) 19:00. [website] TF462095
399590.4 ENE Upwell, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F. [website] TF505027
399690.4 ESE Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
399790.4 SW Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
399890.4 SW Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
399990.4 SW Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
400090.5 NE Heckington, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in D. Tue. TF142441