Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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275168.7 ESE Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
275268.7 N Hathern, Leicestershire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Thu PN shared: exc 4: Hathern; 4: Belton; ART Teaching Centre: Hathern. Thu (exc 4th). SK502224
275368.8 ESE Sundridge, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ486549
275468.8 SE Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
275568.8 E Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
275668.8 SSW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
275768.8 NNE Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. Wed (not always: check) 19:00. SK770201
275868.9 WSW Binegar, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 8-3-25 (456 kg) in G. [website] ST615494
275968.9 E Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
276068.9 NW Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
276168.9 NNE Ryhall, Rutland, S John Ev (T), 6, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in F. TF036108
276268.9 N Hartshorne, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in G♯. SK327208
276368.9 SSW Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
276469 NNW Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK215182
276569 SE West Grinstead, West Sussex, S George (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:00. TQ170206
276669 ENE Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL548577
276769 NE Paston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TF180022
276869 N Normanton on Soar, Nottinghamshire, S James, 4, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in A. SK518229
276969 N Grimston, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK685218
277069.1 SW Shaftesbury, Dorset, School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann, 4, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. Steel bells; former church of S Rumbold; building owned by Lushtrust; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST867227
277169.1 E Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
277269.1 ENE Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, S John, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TL545586
277369.1 NW Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
277469.1 SSE Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
277569.1 SW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
277669.1 ESE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
277769.1 SW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
277869.2 W Tregaer, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SO417102
277969.2 SW Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
278069.2 NNE Wymondham, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 16-3-5 (853 kg) in E♭. SK851186
278169.3 WSW Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
278269.3 NNW Newhall, Derbyshire, S John (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SK291206
278369.3 W Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
278469.3 NW Stottesdon, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SO672828
278569.3 NNW Shareshill, Staffordshire, S Luke & S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. Fri. SJ944065
278669.3 S Portsmouth, Hampshire, S Mary, Portsea, 8, 17-0-7 (867 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SU651008
278769.3 WSW East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
278869.3 NNE Freeby, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK803201
278969.3 N Long Whatton, Leicestershire, All Saints, 3, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK482233
279069.3 S Portsmouth, Hampshire, S Agatha (RC) (T), 8, 3-0-1 (153 kg) in F. SU640006
279169.4 SW Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303
279269.4 SSW Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
279369.4 SW Penselwood, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] ST756314
279469.4 SE Balcombe, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A. Tue. TQ306309
279569.4 SSE Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
279669.5 NNW Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
279769.5 N Wymeswold, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in F♯. Tue. SK603234
279869.5 SSE Slindon, West Sussex, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-0-27 (368 kg) in B♭. Mon 19:00. SU960083
279969.5 NW Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
280069.5 W Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039