Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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395188.2 SW Lyng, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] ST332288
395288.2 SW Melbury Bubb, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST595065
395388.2 NNW Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
395488.2 SW Stoke St Gregory, Somerset, S Gregory, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST348271
395588.2 ENE Barton Mills, Suffolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL716738
395688.3 NNE Welbourn, Lincolnshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in G. SK968545
395788.3 N Heath, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. SK448670
395888.3 SW Melbury Osmond, Dorset, S Osmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] ST573078
395988.3 SW East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
396088.4 NNE Norwell, Nottinghamshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. Mon. SK775617
396188.4 N Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
396288.4 S Shorwell, Isle of Wight, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. Sat 18:00. [website] SZ457830
396388.4 NE Gedney, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Tue PN alternates with Sutton St James. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF402243
396488.5 SW North Petherton, Somerset, Minster Ch of S Mary V (T), 6, 19-0-23 (976 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST290330
396588.5 SW Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 8, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST512119
396688.5 SSE West Tarring, West Sussex, S Andrew, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon. TQ130040
396788.5 ESE Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
396888.5 S Brighstone, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (T), 8, 7-1-15 (375 kg) in B♭. Fri 18:00. [website] SZ429827
396988.5 NNW Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
397088.5 SSE Goring by Sea, West Sussex, S Mary, 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in F. Tue. TQ110026
397188.6 NE Sutterton, Lincolnshire, S Mary BV, 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF284355
397288.6 E Stansfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. [website] TL783525
397388.6 NNE Cromwell, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. SK799615
397488.7 E Belchamp St Paul, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in F♯. Fri. TL798434
397588.7 SE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
397688.7 NNE Kneesall, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (T), 3, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in F♯. SK704642
397788.7 NNE Ewerby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 10, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in D. TF121472
397888.8 NNE Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
397988.8 SSW Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
398088.8 NE Algarkirk, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel crossing. TF291352
398188.8 SW Chiselborough, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST467148
398288.8 ENE Hargrave, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL766608
398388.8 N Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
398488.8 E Belchamp Otten, Essex, S Ethelbert & All Saints, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TL803417
398588.9 WSW Llantrithyd, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (GF), 5 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST043727
398688.9 SW Stogursey, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 24-0-5 (1222 kg) in D. [website] ST204428
398788.9 N Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
398888.9 ENE Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL737713
398989 NNE Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bassingham. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). SK889589
399089 NNW Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
399189 WSW Penmark, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST058688
399289 ENE Barrow, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in G. PN shared: Barrow; Horringer. Thu (check with contact) 19:00. [website] TL760646
399389 NNE South Collingham, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SK826613
399489 E Halstead, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed. TL815306
399589 ESE Addington, Kent, S Margaret, 4, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in B♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant; 3rd (5-1-18) is heavier than tenor. [website] TQ653588
399689.1 WSW Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 6, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST051702
399789.1 NE Swineshead, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Kirnberger III temperament tuning. TF237401
399889.1 ESE Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
399989.1 NE Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in F♯. TF432228
400089.1 NW Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417