Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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370183.7 WSW Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
370283.8 S Chalton, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SU731159
370383.8 NNE Welton, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. TF011797
370483.8 SW Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
370583.8 NNE Dunholme, Lincolnshire, S Chad (T), 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A♭. TF024794
370683.8 SSW Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
370783.9 E Woolpit, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. [website] TL974624
370883.9 NNW Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
370983.9 SE Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
371083.9 ENE Castle Acre, Norfolk, S James, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. PN shared with Swaffham. Fri (last). TF815150
371183.9 E Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
371283.9 SW Mells, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in C♯. PN shared with Leigh on Mendip. Tue (2nd). [website] ST727492
371383.9 W Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Martin, 6 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO298233
371483.9 SSE Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
371584 SSW Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU084265
371684 NW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
371784 SW Paulton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] ST649565
371884 S Hambledon, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G♯. [website] SU646151
371984.1 NE West Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. TF367637
372084.1 NNE Edlington, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 7-1-0 (368 kg) in A♭. TF233714
372184.1 W Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
372284.1 E Great Horkesley, Essex, All Saints, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TL971323
372384.1 SE Hever, Kent, S Peter, 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ476448
372484.1 WNW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
372584.1 SW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
372684.1 SW Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
372784.1 E Hitcham, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. [website] TL984510
372884.2 WSW Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
372984.2 ESE Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
373084.2 NNE Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. TF349651
373184.2 WSW Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
373284.2 NNW Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
373384.2 E Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
373484.2 W Whitney on Wye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO267475
373584.2 E Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
373684.2 SW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
373784.3 WNW Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
373884.3 NW Astbury, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ846615
373984.3 NW Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
374084.3 NNW Buxton, Derbyshire, S Peter, Fairfield (T), 8, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK066741
374184.3 NW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
374284.3 E Hunston, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. [website] TL975680
374384.3 N Aston, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK468852
374484.4 E Elmswell, Suffolk, S John, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL981636
374584.4 NNW Congleton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F. Tue. SJ859627
374684.5 WSW Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
374784.5 SW Whatley, Somerset, S George (GF), 6, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST733476
374884.5 NW Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
374984.5 SW Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
375084.5 S Catherington, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 8-2-20 (441 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SU696145