Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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385186.1 E Walsham le Willows, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11-2-9 (588 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TL999711
385286.1 E Great Finborough, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TM013579
385386.1 SW Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
385486.1 ESE Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
385586.1 SW Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
385686.1 SSE Shipley, West Sussex, S Mary V (S), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in A. Wed. TQ145218
385786.1 N Treeton, South Yorkshire, S Helen, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G♯. SK432877
385886.1 SW Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, S Vigor (GF), 3 U/R, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST659507
385986.2 ENE Watton, Norfolk, S Mary (T), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Round tower. Fri. TF921009
386086.2 SE Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
386186.2 E Colchester, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 21-0-17 (1075 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL994252
386286.2 WSW Clapton in Gordano, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in A♭. Fri (during BST only). ST467735
386386.2 NE Hundleby, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF389665
386486.2 E Market Weston, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL990781
386586.3 NE Little Steeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. TF433635
386686.3 SSE West Hoathly, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F♯. Thu (alt: check). TQ363325
386786.3 SW Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Mells. Tue (exc 2nd). [website] ST692472
386886.3 SW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
386986.4 S Wickham, Hampshire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SU575114
387086.4 SSW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
387186.4 NE Spilsby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. TF400660
387286.4 N Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
387386.5 NE Halton Holegate, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. TF417651
387486.5 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S John Ev, Ranmoor, 10, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] SK319862
387586.5 SW Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534
387686.5 W Gladestry, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 5 U/R, 7-0-11 (361 kg) in B. Unringable. SO230551
387786.6 NNW Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
387886.6 NNW Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
387986.6 NNE Wickenby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Laurence (GF), 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in E. TF087819
388086.6 E Hopton by Thetford, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 8, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in F♯. Mon (alt). [website] TL993790
388186.6 SE Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
388286.7 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
388386.7 SE Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
388486.7 NW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
388586.7 NW Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
388686.7 SSE Coldwaltham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ023165
388786.7 NE Thorpe St Peter, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg). Unringable. TF484606
388886.7 SE Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, S Werburgh (GF;T), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ783718
388986.8 SW Backwell, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 10, 17-3-9 (906 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST493683
389086.8 NNE Holton cum Beckering, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg). Unringable. TF116812
389186.8 SSW Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
389286.8 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 12, 34-0-7 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; access to ringing room by three independent routes. Thu. SK354874
389386.8 WNW Baschurch, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SJ422218
389486.8 NW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
389586.8 E Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
389686.8 SW Downhead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 3, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in C. [website] ST691461
389786.9 WNW Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
389886.9 SSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
389986.9 S Stoughton, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;S), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Wed. SU800115
390086.9 WSW Llanwern, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 5, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. ST370878