Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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440195.9 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
440295.9 NW Whittington, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] SJ326312
440396 ENE Euston, Suffolk, S Genevieve, 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in A♭. [website] TL900784
440496 N Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S Anne (T), 10, 15-1-8 (778 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop Priory. Tue (alt). SK578787
440596 WSW Llanblethian, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in G. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS984740
440696 SW Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
440796 SW Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
440896 SW Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
440996.1 SW Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
441096.1 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
441196.1 N Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Priory Ch of S Mary & S Cuthbert (T), 8, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop, S Anne. Tue (alt). SK590789
441296.1 SW Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
441396.1 ENE Ixworth, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL931703
441496.2 SSW Worth Matravers, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in C. Mon. [website] SY972774
441596.2 ESE Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
441696.2 SW Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
441796.2 ESE Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
441896.2 ESE Queenborough, Kent, Holy Trinity, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in B. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ909723
441996.2 NNW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
442096.3 NNW Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
442196.3 N Eckington, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: The Gordon Halls Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] SK431797
442296.3 NE Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
442396.4 ENE Drinkstone, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. [website] TL959616
442496.4 NNW Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
442596.4 SE Heathfield, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. TQ598202
442696.4 NNW Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
442796.4 E Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
442896.5 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
442996.5 NE Leverton, Lincolnshire, S Helena (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in G. TF399478
443096.6 E Hitcham, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. [website] TL984510
443196.6 WSW St Mary Hill, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 4, 5-1-5 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. SS957793
443296.6 NW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
443396.6 E Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
443496.6 WNW Llandinam, Powys, Wales, S Llonio (T), 6, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in A. SO025885
443596.6 ESE Bobbing, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-21 (441 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] TQ888651
443696.6 ESE Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
443796.6 SW Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
443896.6 SE Chiddingly, East Sussex, dedication unknown, 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in G. Thu. TQ544141
443996.7 ESE Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
444096.7 SW West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
444196.7 ENE Tostock, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 5-2-0 (279 kg) in B. [website] TL960636
444296.8 SE Ticehurst, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ688301
444396.8 ESE Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
444496.8 NW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
444596.8 SW Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
444696.9 E Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247
444797 NNE Laneham, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 4, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in E. SK814765
444897 E Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
444997 N Killamarsh, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. SK461809
445097 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717