Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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345179.1 NNW Baslow, Derbyshire, S Anne, 6, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. SK251723
345279.2 E Fornham All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] TL837676
345379.2 NE Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
345479.3 SE Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
345579.3 N Old Whittington, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. Fri. SK384752
345679.3 N Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
345779.4 NNE Dunham on Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; ringing prohibited. SK814744
345879.4 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
345979.4 SW Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
346079.4 ENE Gaywood, Norfolk, S Faith (T), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Thu. TF636204
346179.4 SW Timsbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST667586
346279.4 ESE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
346379.4 NW Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
346479.4 W Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672
346579.5 N Whitwell, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SK526768
346679.5 N East Drayton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in G. Tue. SK775753
346779.5 SSW Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
346879.5 SSW Awbridge, Hampshire, Clock House Bells (GF), 10, 3-1-2 (166 kg) in E. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU319235
346979.5 ESE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
347079.6 W Kington, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in F. Wed (1st). [website] SO291567
347179.6 NE Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
347279.6 NW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
347379.6 SW Long Ashton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 30-3-23 (1573 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] ST553709
347479.7 SSE Rusper, West Sussex, S Mary Magd, 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F. Thu. TQ205373
347579.7 E Shimpling, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TL859512
347679.7 E Hawstead, Suffolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TL855592
347779.7 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
347879.7 NW Adderley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ660395
347979.7 WNW Stowe, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SO310737
348079.7 W Knill, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO291604
348179.8 SSW Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU056313
348279.8 NNW Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
348379.8 ENE Elveden, Suffolk, Memorial Tower of S Patrick & S Andrew, 8, 17-2-20 (898 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TL822799
348479.8 S Upham, Hampshire, Blessed Mary of Upham (GF;T), 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU538206
348579.8 ENE Marham, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF708097
348679.8 WSW Usk, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO379008
348779.8 N Barlborough, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. SK476771
348879.8 WSW Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing; rung from aisle : south. ST424908
348979.9 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
349079.9 ESE Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
349179.9 SW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
349279.9 NW Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
349379.9 E Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
349479.9 SW Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
349579.9 ESE East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
349680 E Colne Engaine, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. TL850303
349780 NE Leverton, Lincolnshire, S Helena (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in G. TF399478
349880 SE Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
349980 E Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
350080 E Fornham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 8. [website] TL852669