Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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390187.3 SSW Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
390287.3 SE Addington, Kent, S Margaret, 4, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in B♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant; 3rd (5-1-18) is heavier than tenor. [website] TQ653588
390387.3 SW Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
390487.3 N Saundby, Nottinghamshire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 5, 5-1-25 (278 kg) in B♭. Church also houses bellframes ex Morton, Kinoulton, Rempstone; No mains electricity. SK785879
390587.3 NNE Wragby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF134779
390687.3 SSE West Hoathly, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F♯. Thu (alt: check). TQ363325
390787.4 S Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
390887.4 E Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
390987.4 E Hitcham, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. [website] TL984510
391087.4 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
391187.5 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
391287.5 NNE Upton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. SK868867
391387.5 N Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
391487.5 E Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
391587.5 NE Toynton All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. TF392637
391687.5 SW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
391787.6 NW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
391887.6 NNW Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
391987.6 SSW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
392087.6 SE Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
392187.7 ESE High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
392287.7 W Cwmdu, Powys, Wales, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in E. Tue. SO180238
392387.7 SSW Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
392487.7 E Hunston, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. [website] TL975680
392587.7 SSW Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
392687.7 WSW Clevedon, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST393708
392787.7 SE Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
392887.7 E Elmswell, Suffolk, S John, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL981636
392987.7 SSW Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
393087.8 SW Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
393187.8 SW Yatton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 24-1-2 (1233 kg) in D. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] ST431654
393287.8 S Purbrook, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SU672080
393387.8 NW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
393487.8 SE Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
393587.8 SW Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
393687.8 ESE Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
393787.9 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary, Walkley (S;T), 6, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SK333884
393887.9 SE Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
393987.9 NNE West Ashby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Also 8 tubular bells; unringable. TF265724
394087.9 NNW Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
394187.9 E Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. [website] TL986362
394287.9 SSE West Grinstead, West Sussex, S George (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:00. TQ170206
394387.9 N Whiston, South Yorkshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK450900
394487.9 NE Mavis Enderby, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TF363665
394587.9 NE Wainfleet St Mary, Lincolnshire, S Mary BV (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. TF471586
394687.9 SSE Cowfold, West Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ212226
394788 SSE Ardingly, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ339298
394888 E Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
394988 SE Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
395088 SE Rochester, Kent, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S;T), 10, 30-0-14 (1530 kg) in D. Future plans: to become 12. Thu. [website] TQ742685