Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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425193.5 NW Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
425293.5 SW Toller Whelme, Dorset, S John (GF), 5, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3,3,5 of 6. [website] ST516015
425393.6 NE Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 16-2-5 (841 kg) in E. Wed (not always: check). [website] TF568179
425493.6 ENE West Stow, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] TL819705
425593.6 N Clowne, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SK498752
425693.6 NW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
425793.6 SSW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
425893.7 SW West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
425993.7 SSW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
426093.7 E Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
426193.7 NE Watlington, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] TF621111
426293.7 SW Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
426393.7 E Great Tey, Essex, S Barnabas, 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. TL892257
426493.7 NE Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, S Clement (T), 8, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon (not always: check). [website] TF551204
426593.8 E Lawshall, Suffolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] TL864542
426693.8 ESE Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
426793.8 SSW Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
426893.8 ESE Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
426993.8 N Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK231754
427093.9 NW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
427193.9 WSW West Quantoxhead, Somerset, S Etheldreda, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (4th). [website] ST113420
427293.9 ENE Hawstead, Suffolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TL855592
427393.9 N Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
427493.9 NNE Billinghay, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TF156549
427593.9 SE Rotherfield, East Sussex, S Denys, 8, 23-0-23 (1179 kg) in D. Mon 20:00. TQ555297
427694 SW Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
427794 NNE Waddington, Lincolnshire, S Michael (T), 6, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in F♯. Wed (2nd, 4th). SK976641
427894 ESE West Farleigh, Kent, All Saints, 3, 5-1-20 (276 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ715535
427994 SW Stoke St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. ST265223
428094 ESE Barming, Kent, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ719542
428194 NNE Blankney, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (2nd). [website] TF068600
428294.1 SW West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
428394.1 ESE Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500
428494.1 NNW Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
428594.1 NNW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
428694.1 ENE Fornham All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] TL837676
428794.1 WSW Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
428894.1 SW Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
428994.2 SSW Kingston, Dorset, S James, 10, 26-3-16 (1366 kg) in D. Fri. [website] SY955795
429094.2 ENE Stradsett, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. [website] TF668056
429194.3 SE Barcombe, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). TQ418143
429294.3 WSW Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
429394.3 NE Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Unringable. TF337431
429494.3 NNW Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
429594.4 ENE Methwold, Norfolk, S George (T), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL732948
429694.4 SW Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
429794.4 NNE East Markham, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F. Tue. SK743726
429894.4 SW Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
429994.4 NE Boston, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 21-1-10 (1084 kg) in E♭. Also 4 qr bells (1932), and another 11 (1949): for chiming only; ringing temporarily suspended; Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TF326441
430094.4 SW Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256