Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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325176.2 ESE Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
325276.2 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
325376.2 NW Childs Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SJ665250
325476.2 NNE Car Colston, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SK720430
325576.3 N Arnold, Nottinghamshire, S Mary, 8, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. Thu. SK586461
325676.3 SW North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
325776.3 WSW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
325876.3 WNW More, Shropshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO342915
325976.3 WNW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
326076.3 SW Glastonbury, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. [website] ST499390
326176.3 ESE St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
326276.4 E Thaxted, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in E♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). TL610310
326376.4 ESE South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
326476.4 SW North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
326576.4 ESE Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
326676.4 E Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
326776.4 N Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
326876.4 NE Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-4 (218 kg) in C♯. TF069270
326976.4 SW Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
327076.4 ENE Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL555622
327176.4 ESE Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
327276.5 SSE Fittleworth, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tue (by arrangement). TQ009192
327376.5 S Portchester, Hampshire, S Mary, 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU625045
327476.5 SW Glastonbury, Somerset, S Benedict (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST497388
327576.5 NNE Grantham, Lincolnshire, S Wulfram (T), 12, 32-1-11 (1643 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK914361
327676.5 NNW Barlaston, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 5-0-11 (259 kg) in D. Fri. SJ891383
327776.5 W Cathedine, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Church closed; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SO143251
327876.6 NNW Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
327976.6 ENE Balsham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL587508
328076.6 WSW Weston super Mare, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST317619
328176.6 NNE Screveton, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK728434
328276.6 ENE Stretham, Cambridgeshire, S James (S;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Stretham Ringing Education Centre. Tue. [website] TL511746
328376.6 WSW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
328476.7 SE Horsham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 10, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in E♭. Tue. TQ170302
328576.7 NNE Lenton, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TF025303
328676.7 NW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
328776.7 W Bedwellty, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Sannan (GF;T), 8, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Wed. SO166003
328876.7 ESE Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
328976.7 ESE Crayford, Greater London, S Paulinus (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ511751
329076.7 SSW Manston, Dorset, S Nicholas, 5, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A♯. [website] ST816150
329176.8 NNE Thoroton, Nottinghamshire, S Helena (GF;T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. SK764425
329276.8 NE Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B. Tue. TF216161
329376.8 S Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
329476.8 SSE Havant, Hampshire, S Faith, 8, 15-0-25 (773 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SU717062
329576.8 W Bronllys, Powys, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. PN alternates: Bronllys; Talgarth; detached tower. Thu (alt). SO143349
329676.8 SSE Westbourne, West Sussex, S John Bapt (S), 8, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Mon. SU755073
329776.8 SW West Lydford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST564318
329876.8 NE Hacconby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 5. TF106252
329976.9 NNW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
330076.9 NNW Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299