Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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325176.3 ESE Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
325276.3 SW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
325376.4 NNE Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
325476.4 ENE Elveden, Suffolk, Memorial Tower of S Patrick & S Andrew, 8, 17-2-20 (898 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TL822799
325576.4 E Hawstead, Suffolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TL855592
325676.4 WNW Berrington, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in G. SJ530068
325776.4 E Shimpling, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TL859512
325876.4 NE Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
325976.5 N Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711
326076.5 ENE Marham, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF708097
326176.5 ESE Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
326276.5 WNW Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
326376.6 NW Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Giles, 12, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in E. Fri (1st, 3rd). SJ846460
326476.6 WSW Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
326576.6 WNW Acton Scott, Shropshire, S Margaret, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO453894
326676.6 NNE Potterhanworth, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in C. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (3rd, 5th). [website] TF054660
326776.6 NNE Branston, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. [website] TF021673
326876.7 E Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
326976.7 E Fornham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 8. [website] TL852669
327076.7 S Liss, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU774278
327176.7 W Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
327276.7 SSE Alfold, Surrey, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. Thu. TQ037339
327376.7 E Lawshall, Suffolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] TL864542
327476.7 S Privett, Hampshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in F. [website] SU676269
327576.8 E Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
327676.8 E Long Melford, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL864467
327776.8 ESE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
327876.8 N Elmton, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6-3-10 (347 kg). Unringable. SK502734
327976.8 SE Oxted, Surrey, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] TQ390529
328076.8 WNW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
328176.8 E Colne Engaine, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. TL850303
328276.9 SSW Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
328376.9 S Milland, West Sussex, S Luke (GF), 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU824282
328476.9 E Nowton, Suffolk, S Peter, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TL863604
328576.9 ESE Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
328676.9 NE Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
328776.9 ESE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
328877 SE Swanscombe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 18-0-5 (917 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ604739
328977.1 NNW Leek, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 10, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ983566
329077.1 W Norton Canon, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B♭. Thu (5th: check). [website] SO381477
329177.1 WNW Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
329277.1 SE Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
329377.1 S Froxfield, Hampshire, S Peter, High Cross, 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Steep. Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] SU711265
329477.1 SE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
329577.1 WNW Wistanstow, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. SO432855
329677.1 W Preston on Wye, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in G. [website] SO383424
329777.1 N Darlton, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. SK778736
329877.1 SE Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
329977.2 SW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
330077.2 E Ingham, Suffolk, S Bartholomew (T), 5, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. [website] TL855705