Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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445197.6 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S James Gt, Norton (T), 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. SK358821
445297.6 ENE Great Livermere, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] TL885713
445397.6 SW Buckland St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F. [website] ST270134
445497.6 SSW Weymouth, Dorset, S Laurence, Upwey (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY660852
445597.6 SW Hillfarrance, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST167246
445697.6 N Scofton, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 8, 3-2-25 (189 kg) in E♭. [website] SK628803
445797.7 SSW Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
445897.7 SE Lamberhurst, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ681365
445997.7 ENE Marham, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF708097
446097.7 NNE Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
446197.7 WSW Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
446297.7 SSW Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
446397.7 ESE Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
446497.7 SW Halse, Somerset, S James Less (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] ST139277
446597.8 SW Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
446697.8 ENE Rougham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TL911625
446797.8 N Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
446897.8 NE Gaywood, Norfolk, S Faith (T), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Thu. TF636204
446997.8 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
447097.8 ENE Mundford, Norfolk, S Leonard, 6, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B. Fri. TL800938
447197.9 SE East Hoathly, East Sussex, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A♭. TQ520161
447297.9 NNE Laneham, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 4, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in E. SK814765
447397.9 ESE Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
447497.9 SE Waldron, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in G. Mon. TQ548192
447597.9 SW Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
447697.9 SW Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
447798 SSW Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
447898 NNW Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
447998 SW Tolland, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F♯. ST100322
448098 SW Bradford on Tone, Somerset, S Giles, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST172229
448198 ESE Hartlip, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ839642
448298.1 E Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
448398.1 ESE Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock); rung from chancel. Wed. [website] TQ771498
448498.1 SE Rodmell, East Sussex, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way Retune, rehang with new trad fittings, rebuild/strengthen frame (Blyth & Co). TQ421062
448598.1 NNE Ordsall, Nottinghamshire, All Hallows (T), 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in A. Tue. SK704797
448698.1 SW Oake, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 5, 8-3-8 (448 kg) in G. [website] ST152251
448798.1 ESE Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
448898.1 E Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
448998.1 SW Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
449098.2 ENE Gooderstone, Norfolk, S George, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TF762021
449198.2 ESE Grain, Kent, S James (GF), 4, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ888767
449298.2 ESE Marden, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 14-1-0 (724 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ744446
449398.3 SE Horsmonden, Kent, S Margaret (T), 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ703381
449498.3 WNW Carno, Powys, Wales, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SN963964
449598.3 NE Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
449698.3 SE Beddingham, East Sussex, S Andrew (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TQ444079
449798.3 E Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
449898.3 E Preston, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL945502
449998.3 ENE Barnham, Suffolk, S Gregory, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL870792
450098.4 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717