Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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380185.2 NNW Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Luke, Silverdale, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ817467
380285.2 ESE Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, S Helen, 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ735766
380385.2 NNE Great Hale, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. TF148429
380485.2 NNW Madeley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ772443
380585.3 NNE Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 6, 23-2-6 (1197 kg) in E. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed (on a rota basis). SK915539
380685.3 SE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
380785.3 SW Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
380885.3 NW Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
380985.3 N Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
381085.4 NNW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
381185.4 NNW Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
381285.4 SW Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
381385.4 ENE Hawkedon, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A♭. [website] TL797529
381485.4 SW Longburton, Dorset, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] ST648127
381585.4 NNE Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire, S Denys (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF099460
381685.5 SW Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST347416
381785.6 SW Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. [website] ST522226
381885.6 NE Gedney, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Tue PN alternates with Sutton St James. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF402243
381985.6 E Pentlow, Essex, S George & S Gregory, 5, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Round tower. TL812461
382085.6 NNE Asgarby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5; former 3/5 cracked ~1830 & 'lost'. TF116453
382185.6 NNE Leasingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. TF056485
382285.6 SW Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
382385.6 ENE Eriswell, Suffolk, S Laurence, 5, 3-0-16 (160 kg) in D. [website] TL723780
382485.6 S Freshwater, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Wed 18:00. [website] SZ346873
382585.7 NE Wigtoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF262362
382685.7 NNE Heckington, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in D. Tue. TF142441
382785.7 NW Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
382885.7 N Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
382985.8 E Wickham St Paul, Essex, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. TL827371
383085.8 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
383185.8 ENE Hilgay, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in E. [website] TL622981
383285.8 ESE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
383385.8 NNW Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
383485.9 SE Tonbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TQ591467
383585.9 SE Speldhurst, Kent, S Mary V (S), 8, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ553414
383685.9 NNE North Muskham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 6, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SK798585
383785.9 ENE Chevington, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL788601
383885.9 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
383985.9 S Arreton, Isle of Wight, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SZ534867
384085.9 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
384185.9 SW West Huntspill, Somerset, Chair Ring (GF), 6, 0-2-2 (26 kg) in F. Ringing restricted (invitees only); bells pitched by hum rather than nominal; 5th (0-2-3) is heavier than tenor. ST308459
384286 S Brading, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SZ606873
384386 SSW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
384486 SSW Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
384586 NNE Caunton, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. SK745600
384686 NNE Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire, S Radegund (GF), 4, 4-1-7 (219 kg) in B. SK710607
384786 E Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
384886 SSW Mappowder, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (1st). [website] ST735059
384986 E Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
385086 WSW Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890