Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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415191.8 NNW Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
415291.8 ENE Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
415391.8 E Earls Colne, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 14-0-15 (718 kg) in F. TL860288
415491.9 N Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
415591.9 S Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
415691.9 NNE Coleby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK975605
415791.9 N Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
415891.9 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
415992 S Whitwell, Isle of Wight, S Mary V & S Rhadegunde (GF), 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B♭. [website] SZ521777
416092 NE Frampton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF325391
416192 SW Holford, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♯. PN: check with contact. [website] ST156410
416292 NNW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
416392 SW Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
416492 SSW Cattistock, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SY591995
416592 NNE Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, Our Lady of Egmanton (GF), 3, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. SK735689
416692 WSW Llanblethian, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in G. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS984740
416792.1 SE Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
416892.1 ENE Hockwold, Norfolk, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. TL724880
416992.1 NNE Weston, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable. SK774680
417092.1 ESE High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
417192.1 WSW East Quantoxhead, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 17-0-8 (867 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 6. [website] ST136436
417292.1 SW Beercrocombe, Somerset, S James (GF), 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST325204
417392.1 ENE Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 8, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in F♯. [website] TF628056
417492.2 SW Whitelackington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST379152
417592.2 NW Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
417692.2 SE Tunbridge Wells, Kent, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ593392
417792.2 SSW Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
417892.3 E Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
417992.3 ESE East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
418092.3 E Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
418192.3 ESE Wateringbury, Kent, S John Bapt, 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ685536
418292.3 SW Crewkerne, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST439098
418392.3 SW Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
418492.3 SW Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
418592.4 ESE Ditton, Kent, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ709580
418692.4 ENE Whepstead, Suffolk, S Petronilla (T), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. [website] TL832582
418792.4 NNE Walesby, Nottinghamshire, S Edmund (GF), 3, 5-2-6 (282 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK684707
418892.5 N Elmton, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6-3-10 (347 kg). Unringable. SK502734
418992.5 S Niton, Isle of Wight, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SZ505767
419092.5 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
419192.5 SW Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] ST283239
419292.5 SE Aldrington, East Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-3-14 (502 kg) in G. Tue. TQ265052
419392.5 E Great Henny, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL867377
419492.5 WSW St Mary Hill, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 4, 5-1-5 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. SS957793
419592.5 E Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
419692.6 SSW Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
419792.6 SW South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
419892.6 NNW Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
419992.6 ENE Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk, S James, 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL734880
420092.6 NE Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 14:00. [website] TF598113