Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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410194.8 E Great Ashfield, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL995677
410294.8 E Blo' Norton, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tue. TM012797
410394.8 SSE Stoke next Guildford, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. Mon. SU998507
410494.8 S Goodworth Clatford, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU366425
410594.8 NW Chorley, Lancashire, S Laurence (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD582177
410694.9 ESE Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
410794.9 SSW Englishcombe, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 2,4-7 of 12. [website] ST716628
410894.9 E Great Ellingham, Norfolk, S James, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. TM020971
410994.9 NW Thurstaston, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (S), 6, 6-2-15 (337 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SJ247841
411094.9 NW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Mary, Liscard (GF), 8, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in F. [website] SJ310923
411194.9 SE Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
411295 S Bentley, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in E. Mon (Winter). [website] SU783446
411395 SSE Guildford, Surrey, Cath Ch of Holy Spirit, 12, 30-1-10 (1541 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Tue 20:00. SU985500
411495 SE Great Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with exceptions). TL729048
411595 E Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021
411695.1 E Wattisfield, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. [website] TM010741
411795.1 SE Beckenham, Greater London, S George (T), 10, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ374696
411895.1 E Reymerston, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-2-7 (283 kg) in A. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (exc 1st). TG020060
411995.1 SW Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
412095.1 N Weeton, North Yorkshire, S Barnabas, 3, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in G. [website] SE283465
412195.1 NW Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Mon. [website] SJ271881
412295.2 N Healaugh, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE498479
412395.3 N Otley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-20 (822 kg) in F. Thu. SE201453
412495.3 SE Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
412595.3 NNE Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SE990397
412695.3 SSE Puttenham, Surrey, S John Bapt, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A♭. SU932478
412795.3 E Thelnetham, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TM018783
412895.3 SSW Durrington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. [website] SU156448
412995.3 W Llanidloes, Powys, Wales, S Idloes (GF;T), 8, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A♯. Wed 18:00. SN953846
413095.3 SSW North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
413195.4 SSE Croydon, Greater London, Minster Ch of S John Bapt, 12, 36-3-18 (1875 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ319654
413295.4 S Bullington, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 5-1-19 (275 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. [website] SU454412
413395.4 N York, North Yorkshire, S Andrew, Bishopthorpe, 6, 14-0-20 (720 kg) in F♯. Fri. SE594478
413495.4 SSW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
413595.4 SW Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670
413695.4 SSW Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
413795.4 E Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073
413895.4 NW Bidston, Merseyside, S Oswald (T), 6, 5-1-24 (278 kg) in C. [website] SJ283902
413995.4 S Preston Candover, Hampshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-7 (194 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU606415
414095.4 S Barton Stacey, Hampshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-0-12 (361 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SU434411
414195.4 SW Easton in Gordano, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 18-3-14 (959 kg) in E♭. 4th is lighter than the treble, 2nd, and 3rd. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST514757
414295.5 E Quidenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-0-14 (768 kg) in F. Round tower. TM028876
414395.5 SSE Ashtead, Surrey, S Giles (T), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ192580
414495.5 NNW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
414595.5 NNE Goodmanham, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SE889431
414695.5 SSE Merrow, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 13-1-23 (684 kg) in F. Tue. TQ028506
414795.5 SSE West Clandon, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in E. Thu. TQ044512
414895.5 NW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Hilary of Poitiers (T), 6, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ296921
414995.5 ESE Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
415095.6 E Wilby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. TM030899