Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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440196.6 NNE Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625
440296.6 SW Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
440396.6 ESE Davington, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TR010617
440496.7 ENE Wetherden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. [website] TM008627
440596.7 SW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
440696.7 SW Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
440796.8 WNW Montgomery, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. Mon. SO223965
440896.8 SW Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
440996.8 ESE Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred (T), 8, 27-3-23 (1420 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] TQ883333
441096.8 NW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
441196.8 ESE Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
441296.8 NW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
441396.8 NNW Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
441496.9 SE Eastbourne, East Sussex, Christ Church, 8, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] TV620996
441596.9 SE Eastbourne, East Sussex, S Saviour & S Peter, 10, 24-1-23 (1242 kg) in D. PN: by arrangement. [website] TV610987
441696.9 SE Northiam, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 14-0-27 (723 kg) in F♯. Tue. TQ829245
441796.9 ENE Badwell Ash, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F♯. [website] TL989689
441896.9 NNE Billinghay, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TF156549
441996.9 NW Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
442096.9 NW Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
442197 NE Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
442297 ENE Elmsett, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 5, 3-0-24 (163 kg) in F. Wed (not always: check). [website] TM058471
442397 ENE Great Ashfield, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL995677
442497 SE Eastbourne, East Sussex, All Saints, 8, 18¼ cwt (~930 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TV608982
442597 E Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
442697 E Thorrington, Essex, S Mary Magd, 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TM098196
442797.1 WSW St Hilary, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Hilary, 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in B. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST016732
442897.1 WSW Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
442997.1 NW Baschurch, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SJ422218
443097.1 ESE Faversham, Kent, S Mary of Charity (T), 10, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in E. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TR017615
443197.1 WSW Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
443297.1 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
443397.1 ESE Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
443497.1 N Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
443597.1 N Laxton, Nottinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. SK721670
443697.2 N Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. SK800659
443797.2 NNE Freiston, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. TF377437
443897.2 ESE Preston, Kent, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 3. [website] TR016607
443997.3 SW Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
444097.3 WSW Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
444197.3 NNE Harmston, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (2nd) & Wed (5th). SK972622
444297.3 ENE Brettenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Unringable. TL931833
444397.3 WSW Taunton, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 27-2-18 (1405 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; the ringing bells form part of a 15-bell chime. Wed. [website] ST228246
444497.4 WSW Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
444597.4 W Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
444697.5 SW Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
444797.5 N Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Tue. SK495687
444897.5 N Warsop, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Mon. SK567688
444997.5 WSW West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
445097.6 WSW Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264