Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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340178.8 WSW Kewstoke, Somerset, S Paul, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Mon & Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST334633
340278.8 NNE Marston, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK892437
340378.8 E Chelmsford, Essex, Cath Ch of S Mary V, S Peter, & S Cedd (T), 12, 34-2-22 (1763 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. [website] TL707069
340478.9 S Alverstoke, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ601988
340578.9 SSW Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
340678.9 WSW Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
340778.9 SW Wedmore, Somerset, S Mary (T), 8, 30-0-5 (1526 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 09:30. [website] ST434479
340878.9 SW North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
340978.9 SW North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
341078.9 NNE Elston, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK758479
341178.9 NW Childs Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SJ665250
341278.9 N Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, S James, 5, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. SK545515
341379 SE Balcombe, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A. Tue. TQ306309
341479 WSW Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
341579 E Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
341679 NNE Hougham, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. SK886442
341779 ESE Great Burstead, Essex, S Mary Magd, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. TQ680922
341879 SSE Slindon, West Sussex, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-0-27 (368 kg) in B♭. Mon 19:00. SU960083
341979 WSW Loxton, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] ST376558
342079.1 E Kedington, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TL704470
342179.1 E Shalford, Essex, S Andrew, 5, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in A♭. TL723292
342279.1 WNW Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
342379.1 SW Badgworth, Somerset, S Congar, 5, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F♯. [website] ST395526
342479.2 W Glasbury on Wye, Powys, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. Tue. SO177385
342579.2 SE Cowfold, West Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ212226
342679.2 SW Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
342779.2 SSW Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
342879.2 SSE Storrington, West Sussex, Priory & Parish Ch of Our Lady of England (RC) (GF), 3, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. TQ083141
342979.2 SW Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST722197
343079.3 SW Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
343179.3 ENE Littleport, Cambridgeshire, S George, 8 U/R, 18-2-5 (942 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] TL565869
343279.3 SSW Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
343379.3 ESE Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
343479.3 SW Glastonbury, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. [website] ST499390
343579.3 SSE Storrington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in A. Fri. TQ085140
343679.3 E Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
343779.3 NNE Heydour, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. TF009396
343879.4 NNW Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
343979.4 WSW Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Wed 20:00. [website] ST352585
344079.4 NE Wisbech St Mary, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Wed (check with contact). [website] TF419081
344179.4 NW Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
344279.4 N Oxton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. [website] SK630513
344379.4 N Pentrich, Derbyshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Mon. SK389525
344479.5 E Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
344579.5 NNW Caverswall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ951427
344679.5 NE Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Paul, Fulney (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. TF261237
344779.5 SW Glastonbury, Somerset, S Benedict (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST497388
344879.5 ESE Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
344979.6 SW West Lydford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST564318
345079.6 WSW Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] ST381534