Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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310174.1 ESE Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
310274.1 ESE Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
310374.1 WNW Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
310474.1 ESE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
310574.1 SE Crayford, Greater London, S Paulinus (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ511751
310674.1 ESE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
310774.1 SW Filton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] ST603791
310874.1 E Poslingford, Suffolk, S Mary, 5, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in G♯. [website] TL769481
310974.1 W Tyberton, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SO380398
311074.2 E Clare, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL769454
311174.2 SW Bitton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST681693
311274.2 SE Reigate, Surrey, S Mark, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Steel bells; unringable. TQ254508
311374.2 NW Whitmore, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 3-2-0 (178 kg) in E♭. SJ810410
311474.2 E Barrow, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in G. PN shared: Barrow; Horringer. Thu (check with contact) 19:00. [website] TL760646
311574.2 SW Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
311674.2 ENE Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 8, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in F♯. [website] TF628056
311774.2 WNW Wistanstow, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. SO432855
311874.3 W Staunton on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SO375448
311974.3 NNW Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
312074.3 E Hargrave, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL766608
312174.4 SW 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
312274.4 W Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
312374.4 SW Kelston, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. [website] ST698669
312474.4 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 14:00. [website] TF598113
312574.4 ESE North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848
312674.4 WSW Mathern, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Tewdric (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. ST523908
312774.4 N Warsop, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Mon. SK567688
312874.4 W Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] SO373433
312974.5 S Winchester, Hampshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line for 1-4. [website] SU486294
313074.5 WNW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
313174.5 NNW Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
313274.5 SSW Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
313374.5 NNW Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
313474.5 NNW Hartington, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A. Tue. SK129604
313574.5 S King's Somborne, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F. [website] SU360309
313674.5 N Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
313774.5 SW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
313874.5 W Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in A. Thu (alt). [website] SO387287
313974.5 N Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Tue. SK495687
314074.5 SSE Chiddingfold, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU959353
314174.6 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TF582144
314274.6 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
314374.6 S Winchester, Hampshire, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, S Peter, S Paul, & S Swithun, 14, 35-2-6 (1806 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 4♯ and 8♭. Wed. [website] SU482292
314474.6 SSE Cranleigh, Surrey, S Nicolas (T), 8, 16-2-22 (848 kg) in F. Tue. TQ059391
314574.6 ESE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
314674.7 SSE Haslemere, Surrey, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 10, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SU902334
314774.7 SSE Ewhurst, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TQ091404
314874.7 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Stapleton, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST615759
314974.7 SE Reigate, Surrey, S Mary Magd, 10, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TQ259501
315074.7 SE 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