Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4901103.6 SW Yeovilton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Building owned by Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Restoration Trust. Wed (1st). [website] ST546230
4902103.6 E Redenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (T), 8, 22-2-20 (1152 kg) in D. Thu. TM263843
4903103.6 SSE Chalvington, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in E♭. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ518093
4904103.6 E Pettistree, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 7-3-13 (400 kg) in A♭. 5th (8-3-13) is heavier than tenor. Wed. [website] TM298549
4905103.6 SE Sheldwich, Kent, S James (T), 8, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] TR011568
4906103.6 SE Dallington, East Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. TQ657190
4907103.7 SE Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
4908103.7 SE Brightling, East Sussex, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ683210
4909103.7 SW Moorlinch, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] ST397368
4910103.8 E Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
4911103.8 ENE Heydon, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in C. TG113274
4912103.8 ESE Graveney, Kent, All Saints (T), 3, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in C. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR052626
4913103.9 NNE Elsham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Barrow-upon-Humber. Wed. [website] TA036125
4914103.9 E Wickham Market, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in F♯. [website] TM302557
4915103.9 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Town Hall (T), 12, 42-2-25 (2170 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the ringing bells form part of a 23-bell chime; ringing prohibited. SJ838980
4916103.9 NNW Emley, West Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in G. Mon. SE244133
4917103.9 ENE Cawston, Norfolk, S Agnes, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; the ringing bells form part of an 8-bell chime; unringable. [website] TG133238
4918104 SSW Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
4919104 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
4920104 ENE Drayton, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. TG180137
4921104 SW Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
4922104.1 SW Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
4923104.1 SW Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST347416
4924104.1 NNW Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed. SE197125
4925104.1 SW Limington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. Tue (1st). [website] ST541223
4926104.1 ENE Haveringland, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TG151209
4927104.1 E Felixstowe, Suffolk, S John Bapt (T), 8, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] TM299344
4928104.2 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
4929104.2 NNW Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, S Chad, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. SE007064
4930104.2 SE Hellingly, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ580122
4931104.2 NW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
4932104.2 NW Llangollen, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Collen, 8, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in F. Wed. SJ216419
4933104.2 NW Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
4934104.2 NNE Appleby, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. SE953150
4935104.3 SW Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
4936104.3 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Cath & Parish Ch of S Mary, S Denys, & S George, 10, 27-3-6 (1412 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SJ838987
4937104.3 SW West Huntspill, Somerset, Chair Ring (GF), 6, 0-2-2 (26 kg) in F. Ringing restricted (invitees only); bells pitched by hum rather than nominal; 5th (0-2-3) is heavier than tenor. ST308459
4938104.3 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
4939104.3 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
4940104.3 E Laxfield, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 15-1-9 (779 kg) in E. Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. [website] TM296724
4941104.3 ENE Dunston, Norfolk, S Remigius, 3 U/R, 3-0-7 (156 kg). Unringable. TG228022
4942104.3 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
4943104.4 NNW Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987
4944104.4 SE Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
4945104.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
4946104.4 NNW Leesfield, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F♯. SD952044
4947104.4 SW Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
4948104.4 NW Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
4949104.4 WSW St Andrews Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tower unsafe. ST138714
4950104.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664