Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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445198.8 ENE Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk, S German (GF), 4 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1♭,2-4 of 5. [website] TF596140
445298.8 E Foxearth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul, 8 U/R, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL835447
445398.8 SW Cutcombe, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SS930392
445498.9 SSW Chideock, Dorset, S Giles, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SY421928
445598.9 SW Stawley, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Wed (Winter). [website] ST060226
445698.9 ESE Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
445799 ENE West Dereham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; round tower. [website] TF667021
445899 N Hayfield, Derbyshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SK036869
445999 NNE Rampton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-8 (474 kg) in A. SK799785
446099 E Glemsford, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] TL834483
446199 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
446299 ESE Hadlow, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ634497
446399 SE Newick, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-0-27 (266 kg) in B. Wed. TQ421208
446499 ENE Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
446599.1 ESE Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
446699.1 NNW Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
446799.1 NNE Treswell, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK781793
446899.1 ENE Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk, S James, 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL734880
446999.1 ESE West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575
447099.2 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary, Walkley (S;T), 6, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SK333884
447199.2 ESE Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
447299.2 NW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
447399.2 ENE Watlington, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] TF621111
447499.2 ESE Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
447599.2 SW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
447699.2 N Treeton, South Yorkshire, S Helen, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G♯. SK432877
447799.3 E Colne Engaine, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. TL850303
447899.3 E Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
447999.4 E Hartest, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. [website] TL834523
448099.4 SE Aldrington, East Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-3-14 (502 kg) in G. Tue. TQ265052
448199.5 SW Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
448299.5 NNW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
448399.5 ESE Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
448499.5 E Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
448599.5 E Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
448699.5 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
448799.6 ESE Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
448899.6 SW Hemyock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E♭. Fri. ST135132
448999.6 E Stanstead, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : treble; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable. [website] TL843493
449099.7 ESE Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
449199.7 NE Tattershall, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston; long draught c. 65ft of rope. Mon (3rd). [website] TF211575
449299.7 SE Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
449399.7 ESE East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
449499.7 NNW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
449599.8 NNE Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
449699.8 SW Ashbrittle, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. [website] ST052213
449799.8 E Whepstead, Suffolk, S Petronilla (T), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. [website] TL832582
449899.8 E Kelvedon, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 8, 19-3-2 (1004 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TL856185
449999.9 ENE Horringer, Suffolk, S Leonard (GF), 8, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Barrow; Horringer. Thu (check with contact) 19:00. [website] TL825620
450099.9 NE Freiston, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. TF377437