Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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425192.9 NNE Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G. TF087895
425292.9 SSW Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
425392.9 SE Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500
425492.9 SSW Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
425593 SE Tunbridge Wells, Kent, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ593392
425693 S Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
425793 SSW Fontmell Magna, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST865169
425893 ENE North Lopham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in F♯. TM036825
425993 N Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
426093 ESE Grain, Kent, S James (GF), 4, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ888767
426193 S Portsmouth, Hampshire, Cath Ch of S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SZ632993
426293.1 SSW Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
426393.1 N Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. SK512987
426493.1 SSW Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
426593.1 ENE South Lopham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 20-2-1 (1042 kg) in E. TM039817
426693.1 ENE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
426793.1 SE Boxley, Kent, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ774589
426893.1 NNE Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TF106892
426993.2 E Barking, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TM076535
427093.2 E East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
427193.2 NNW Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
427293.2 SSE Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (S;T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ279165
427393.3 SE Maidstone, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. [website] TQ748552
427493.3 SW Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
427593.3 SW Compton Bishop, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. [website] ST395553
427693.3 ENE Quidenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-0-14 (768 kg) in F. Round tower. TM028876
427793.3 WSW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
427893.3 SE East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
427993.3 S Alverstoke, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ601988
428093.3 ENE Tittleshall, Norfolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Unringable. TF894211
428193.3 W Llanfeugan, Powys, Wales, S Meugan, 8, 12-0-19 (618 kg) in G. SO086245
428293.4 SW Kewstoke, Somerset, S Paul, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Mon & Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST334633
428393.4 SSE Steyning, West Sussex, S Andrew & S Cuthman, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ178114
428493.4 SSW Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
428593.4 E Finningham, Suffolk, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TM066693
428693.4 N Wentworth, South Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. SK383981
428793.4 E Cotton, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. West arch of ringing chamber open to churchyard. [website] TM069669
428893.4 NNE Sixhills, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF170871
428993.4 ESE Great Wakering, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A. Tue. TQ949875
429093.5 SW West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
429193.5 SW Weare, Somerset, S Gregory, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. [website] ST413526
429293.5 W Gwenddwr, Powys, Wales, S Dubricius (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO064432
429393.6 SSE Findon, West Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd) 20:00. TQ116084
429493.6 WSW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
429593.6 ESE Upchurch, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ843675
429693.6 NW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
429793.6 NW Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
429893.6 SW Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
429993.7 N Laughton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. SK849973
430093.7 E Redgrave, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. [website] TM056782