Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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405189.6 E Market Weston, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL990781
405289.6 SSE Storrington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in A. Fri. TQ085140
405389.6 SE Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
405489.7 SSW Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
405589.7 NNE Faldingworth, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. TF066847
405689.7 WNW Leighton, Powys, Wales, Holy Trinity, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. SJ242059
405789.7 NNW Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
405889.8 NNW Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
405989.8 N Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F. SK770922
406089.8 W Cathedine, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Church closed; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SO143251
406189.8 SW Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
406289.8 N Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Minster Ch of All Saints, 12, 34-3-0 (1765 kg) in D♭. Tue. SK428928
406389.8 SSW Shaftesbury, Dorset, School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann, 4, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. Steel bells; former church of S Rumbold; building owned by Lushtrust; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST867227
406489.8 WNW West Felton, Shropshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SJ341252
406589.8 SSW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
406689.8 S Portchester, Hampshire, S Mary, 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU625045
406789.8 NNW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
406889.8 SE Coleman's Hatch, East Sussex, Holy Trinity, 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. TQ450338
406989.9 NE Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TF382691
407090 ENE Hopton by Thetford, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 8, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in F♯. Mon (alt). [website] TL993790
407190 NW Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
407290 N Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S Anthony (Coptic Orthodox), Eastwood, 8, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in G. Former church of S Stephen (Anglican) (until 1997). SK433932
407390 SW Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
407490 SE Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
407590 SE Hartfield, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in G. Thu. TQ479357
407690.1 E Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
407790.1 SW Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
407890.1 WNW Llandyssil, Powys, Wales, S Tyssil, 5 U/R, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO195954
407990.1 W Llangors, Powys, Wales, S Paulinus (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable. SO134276
408090.1 NNE East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
408190.2 SE Hadlow, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ634497
408290.2 SW Shipham, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] ST443574
408390.3 SSW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
408490.3 SSW Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
408590.3 SSW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
408690.3 SE Ditton, Kent, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ709580
408790.3 SE Speldhurst, Kent, S Mary V (S), 8, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ553414
408890.3 NE Irby in the Marsh, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF468637
408990.3 SE East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
409090.3 W Llangasty Talyllyn, Powys, Wales, S Gastyn (GF), 4, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO133261
409190.3 SSE Lindfield, West Sussex, All Saints (T), 8, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♯. Tue. TQ348258
409290.4 SE East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
409390.4 NNE Normanby by Spital, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TF001881
409490.4 SW Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
409590.4 E Haughley, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5, 14-3-14 (756 kg) in F. Mon (1st). [website] TM025622
409690.4 E Wattisfield, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. [website] TM010741
409790.4 NNE Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
409890.4 SSW Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
409990.4 ENE Griston, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. TL942993
410090.4 E Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247