Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4801105.4 ENE Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
4802105.4 SW Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
4803105.4 E Combs, Suffolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; future plans: To be augmented to 10 using the 8 from Hunslet, Leeds & 2 trebles in a new frame. The 4 existing bells will be hung dead for chiming in the existing frame; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5. [website] TM051569
4804105.5 ESE Teynham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ966636
4805105.5 ENE Hopton by Thetford, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 8, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in F♯. Mon (alt). [website] TL993790
4806105.5 SE Salehurst, East Sussex, S Mary V, 8, 18-1-26 (939 kg) in E♭. Wed. TQ749242
4807105.5 E Stowmarket, Suffolk, S Peter & S Mary (S;T), 8, 20-0-27 (1028 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TM049586
4808105.5 ESE Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
4809105.5 SW Skilgate, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. [website] SS986272
4810105.5 ENE Wattisfield, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. [website] TM010741
4811105.6 NNE Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. Mon. SK778902
4812105.6 ENE Saham Toney, Norfolk, S George (T), 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. TF899020
4813105.6 E Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
4814105.6 E Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
4815105.6 SW Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
4816105.7 NNE Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; not well in tune. TF149768
4817105.7 N Bawtry, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK653930
4818105.7 NE West Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. TF367637
4819105.7 ENE Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
4820105.7 NE Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. TF349651
4821105.8 SW Hockworthy, Devon, S Simon & S Jude, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. ST039195
4822105.8 SW Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
4823105.8 ESE Biddenden, Kent, All Saints, 8, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TQ848384
4824105.8 SW Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
4825105.8 NNE Wragby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF134779
4826105.9 WSW Brompton Regis, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SS951314
4827105.9 WSW Stoke Pero, Somerset, dedication unknown (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. [website] SS878434
4828105.9 ENE Thompson, Norfolk, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Unringable. TL929969
4829106 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
4830106 N Thrybergh, South Yorkshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK466954
4831106 NNE Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 19-1-24 (989 kg) in E. Mon. SK814901
4832106 NNW Stockport, Greater Manchester, S George, 10, 29¼ cwt (~1490 kg) in D. Mon. SJ900889
4833106 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
4834106 N Ravenfield, South Yorkshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. SK485954
4835106 NW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
4836106.1 SW Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
4837106.1 E Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
4838106.1 NNW Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
4839106.2 N Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-1-13 (628 kg) in G. SK435959
4840106.2 ESE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
4841106.2 NW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
4842106.3 ESE Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
4843106.3 ESE Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
4844106.3 NE East Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. TF382639
4845106.3 SE Ashburnham, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. TQ689145
4846106.4 ENE Wyverstone, Suffolk, S George (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TM041678
4847106.4 SW Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
4848106.4 E Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
4849106.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
4850106.5 WSW Exton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SS925337