Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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375184.6 S Botley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SU511130
375284.6 ESE Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
375384.6 E Thurston, Suffolk, S Peter, 6, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. [website] TL928652
375484.6 WSW Caerleon, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in B♭. Wed. ST339906
375584.6 SSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
375684.7 E Assington, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] TL935387
375784.7 NNE Scothern, Lincolnshire, S Germain (T), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Fri. TF033774
375884.7 ESE Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
375984.7 SSW West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
376084.7 N Sutton cum Lound, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Wed. SK680849
376184.7 S Southampton, Hampshire, S Barnabas (GF), 6, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in F♯. Thu (check with contact). [website] SU421134
376284.7 W New Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in B♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). SO210609
376384.8 SW Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
376484.8 NNE Gate Burton, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Steel bells; the ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SK838828
376584.8 SW Stoke St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] ST664469
376684.8 NNE Stow, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 8, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Fri. SK881820
376784.8 E Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420
376884.8 E Pakenham, Suffolk, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4); anticlockwise. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] TL929670
376984.8 N Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in A♭. SK787838
377084.8 WNW Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
377184.9 E Hessett, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 5 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL936618
377284.9 N Aston, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK468852
377384.9 E Wormingford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. Tue (Apr-Sept). TL932322
377484.9 SW Chewton Mendip, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 8, 24-1-1 (1232 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST596531
377584.9 WSW Llanfrechfa, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, All Saints (GF), 8, 5-2-27 (292 kg) in B♭. Tue. ST320936
377684.9 SSW Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
377784.9 ESE Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, S Helen, 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ735766
377885 SSE Fittleworth, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tue (by arrangement). TQ009192
377985 SSE Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
378085 SW Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
378185 SE Seal Chart, Kent, S Lawrence (T), 6, 5-2-21 (289 kg) in B. Wed. [website] TQ572552
378285.1 WSW Trevethin, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). SO283020
378385.1 E Preston, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL945502
378485.1 SSE Graffham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU928167
378585.1 SW 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
378685.1 NNW Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
378785.2 SE Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
378885.2 E Ixworth, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL931703
378985.2 SSW East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
379085.2 E Felsham, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] TL946570
379185.3 SW Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
379285.3 NW Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
379385.3 NW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
379485.3 SE Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ594569
379585.4 WNW Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
379685.4 S Wickham, Hampshire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SU575114
379785.5 SE Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
379885.5 SSW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
379985.5 W Llangunllo, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO211712
380085.5 SW Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416