Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5451119.8 SE 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
5452119.8 SW Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
5453119.8 SW St Mary Church, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. ST001715
5454119.8 N Middleton, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B. Mon. SE782854
5455119.9 SE Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael, 8, 19-0-6 (968 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ909636
5456119.9 N Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in B♭. Tue. SE697866
5457119.9 S North Hayling, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; rung from chancel; half wheels; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SU730032
5458120 SE Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
5459120 SE Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
5460120 SE 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
5461120.1 SE Frant, East Sussex, S Alban, 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A. Tue (by arrangement) 20:00. TQ590356
5462120.1 SSW Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
5463120.1 E Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
5464120.1 S Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
5465120.2 S Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
5466120.2 SSE Wivelsfield, East Sussex, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ338207
5467120.2 E Reedham, Norfolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. TG427024
5468120.3 SE Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
5469120.3 SSW Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
5470120.3 SSE Burgess Hill, West Sussex, S John Ev (T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ311192
5471120.4 SSW Poyntington, Dorset, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♯. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST650199
5472120.4 SE Eastchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ988714
5473120.4 NNW Low Bentham, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in F. SD644692
5474120.4 SSW Rimpton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. [website] ST610218
5475120.4 SSW Sturminster Newton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in E♭. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST787139
5476120.4 E Hempstead, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TG403284
5477120.4 S Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
5478120.5 SSW Milborne Port, Somerset, S John Ev, 8, 26-3-26 (1371 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST676185
5479120.5 SW St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Tathan, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. Unringable. ST017680
5480120.5 SSW Purse Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST695175
5481120.5 E Wenhaston, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TM424754
5482120.5 SSW Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
5483120.5 E Repps, Norfolk, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in A♯. Unringable; round tower. TG421169
5484120.6 SSE Aldingbourne, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU923054
5485120.6 SSE Fairwarp, East Sussex, Christ Church (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. TQ466267
5486120.6 SSW Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
5487120.6 WSW Llangynwyd, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Cynwyd (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SS857888
5488120.6 E Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
5489120.7 SE Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
5490120.7 SE Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
5491120.7 SSW Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
5492120.7 E Hickling, Norfolk, S Mary (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E♭. Fri 13:30. TG414242
5493120.7 N East Witton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in C. Tue (not always: check). SE146860
5494120.7 SW Chedzoy, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. Tue (alt: check). [website] ST341376
5495120.8 SSW Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
5496120.8 E Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
5497120.8 E Haddiscoe, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in A♭. Round tower. TM439968
5498120.8 NNE Wykeham, North Yorkshire, S Helen & All Saints, 5, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. PN alternates with Brompton by Sawdon; detached tower. Thu (alt). SE964833
5499120.8 SSW Kingsdon, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 23-2-2 (1195 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST515262
5500120.8 S Portsmouth, Hampshire, S Mary, Portsea, 8, 17-0-7 (867 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SU651008