Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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305173.5 WNW Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. [website] SJ597093
305273.5 S East Tisted, Hampshire, S James (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU701322
305373.5 SW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
305473.5 E Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
305573.5 SSW Stockbridge, Hampshire, S Peter, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. [website] SU355351
305673.6 S Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in G♯. [website] SU605320
305773.6 NNE North Scarle, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in B♭. SK848667
305873.6 E Pentlow, Essex, S George & S Gregory, 5, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Round tower. TL812461
305973.6 NNE Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
306073.6 WNW Rushbury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. SO513918
306173.6 W King's Pyon, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. [website] SO438506
306273.6 SSW Nether Wallop, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SU303364
306373.6 S Ropley, Hampshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F♯. Bells in store; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire; tower unsafe. [website] SU645319
306473.6 SSE Reigate, Surrey, S Mary Magd, 10, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TQ259501
306573.6 SE Caterham, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Fri. [website] TQ336553
306673.6 S Avington, Hampshire, S Mary, 5, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SU532322
306773.6 N Weston, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable. SK774680
306873.6 N Warsop, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Mon. SK567688
306973.6 W Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
307073.7 NNE Timberland, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. [website] TF121582
307173.7 SE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
307273.8 S Easton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SU509322
307373.8 SSW Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
307473.8 NE Clenchwarton, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 6-3-7 (346 kg) in A♭. [website] TF589202
307573.8 ESE Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
307673.8 SSW Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
307773.8 S Kings Worthy, Hampshire, S Mary, 5, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Fri. [website] SU492323
307873.8 E Gestingthorpe, Essex, S Mary, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Thu (4th). TL812385
307973.9 ENE Methwold, Norfolk, S George (T), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL732948
308073.9 SW Abson, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in F♯. [website] ST705748
308173.9 SE Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553
308273.9 ENE Boughton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. TF699022
308373.9 S Ovington, Hampshire, S Peter, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU560316
308473.9 NNE Waddington, Lincolnshire, S Michael (T), 6, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in F♯. Wed (2nd, 4th). SK976641
308573.9 N Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, Our Lady of Egmanton (GF), 3, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. SK735689
308673.9 N Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Tue. SK495687
308774 SSW Orcheston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in B♭. [website] SU058456
308874 WNW Eaton under Heywood, Shropshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO499900
308974 ESE Great Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with exceptions). TL729048
309074 SW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
309174.1 SE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
309274.1 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
309374.1 SSE Ewhurst, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TQ091404
309474.1 SW Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
309574.2 SSE Cranleigh, Surrey, S Nicolas (T), 8, 16-2-22 (848 kg) in F. Tue. TQ059391
309674.2 NNE Metheringham, Lincolnshire, S Wilfrid (GF;T), 8, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed. [website] TF070612
309774.2 NNE Eagle, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in A. Wed (by arrangement). SK875672
309874.2 SSE Leigh, Surrey, S Bartholomew, 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ224469
309974.2 S Bramshott, Hampshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon. [website] SU842328
310074.2 SW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in A♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST827613