Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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245163.7 SSW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
245263.7 W Pencoyd, Herefordshire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SO516265
245363.7 ENE Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew Gt (T), 8, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Cambridge University Guild. Thu (term only) 20:00. [website] TL450584
245463.8 ESE Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
245563.8 NNE Wansford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 3-3-1 (191 kg) in E♭. [website] TL073992
245663.8 NNE Pickwell, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in F♯. SK785113
245763.8 ENE Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Our Lady & Eng Martyrs (RC), 8, 31-2-5 (1603 kg) in D. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. [website] TL454577
245863.8 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Paul, Southville (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST584719
245963.8 ESE Rainham, Greater London, S Helen & S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TQ520822
246063.8 ENE Pampisford, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-1-2 (369 kg) in A. PN alternates with Sawston. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] TL497482
246163.9 WNW Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
246263.9 WNW Dinedor, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in D. Unringable. SO533366
246363.9 NW Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
246463.9 SSE Graffham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU928167
246563.9 ESE Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
246663.9 NE Water Newton, Cambridgeshire, S Remigius (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. TL108973
246764 N Ravenstone, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SK401139
246864 W Mathern, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Tewdric (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. ST523908
246964 SSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
247064 ESE St Paul's Cray, Greater London, His Royal Majesty House, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Former church of S Paulinus (Anglican) (until 2002); derelict; unringable. [website] TQ473690
247164 NW Upper Arley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO763804
247264.1 ESE St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
247364.1 E High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
247464.1 N Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D. SK630145
247564.1 NW Enville, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in E. [website] SO823868
247664.1 SSW Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
247764.1 NE Alwalton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 5, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in G♯. Mon (monthly: check). [website] TL133959
247864.1 S Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
247964.1 SW Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
248064.2 ESE Erith, Greater London, Christ Church, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ512779
248164.2 W Trellech, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Mon. SO500054
248264.2 NE Pidley, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. [website] TL327782
248364.2 SE Horsham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 10, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in E♭. Tue. TQ170302
248464.2 N Woodhouse, Leicestershire, S Mary in the Elms (T), 6, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. SK538151
248564.2 SW Nunney, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd). [website] ST737457
248664.2 N Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G♯. Tue 19:00. SK581151
248764.3 SE Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
248864.3 N Rearsby, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK651146
248964.3 E Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
249064.3 ESE Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
249164.3 NNW Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
249264.3 NNW Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
249364.3 ENE Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V (S), 12, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL537386
249464.3 S Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
249564.3 N Sileby, Leicestershire, S Mary, 10, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SK600151
249664.4 NNE Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-2-1 (280 kg) in A. [website] TF069005
249764.4 SE Oxted, Surrey, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] TQ390529
249864.4 WSW High Littleton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in B♭. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST645579
249964.4 E Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
250064.4 SSE Stoughton, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;S), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Wed. SU800115