Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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340179.1 S Privett, Hampshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in F. [website] SU676269
340279.1 SW Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
340379.2 S Milland, West Sussex, S Luke (GF), 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU824282
340479.2 N Thorpe Salvin, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK520811
340579.2 WNW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
340679.2 WSW Mathern, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Tewdric (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. ST523908
340779.2 NW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
340879.2 NW Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
340979.2 N Harthill, South Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in F. Fri. SK493809
341079.2 SW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
341179.2 E Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;S;T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL901390
341279.2 ENE Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
341379.2 ESE Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
341479.3 SW Kelston, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. [website] ST698669
341579.3 SW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
341679.3 NNW Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK231754
341779.3 W Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
341879.3 WNW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
341979.4 E Troston, Suffolk, S Mary, 6 U/R, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable; future plans: Appeal launched to rehang in a new frame. [website] TL900722
342079.4 N South Leverton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Unringable. SK783811
342179.4 E Lavenham, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 21-0-7 (1070 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL912490
342279.4 N Killamarsh, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. SK461809
342379.4 S Froxfield, Hampshire, S Peter, High Cross, 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Steep. Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] SU711265
342479.5 SSW Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
342579.5 E Rougham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TL911625
342679.5 W Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
342779.5 ENE Grimston, Norfolk, S Botolph (T), 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Wed. TF721218
342879.5 E Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
342979.6 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Stapleton, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST615759
343079.6 SSE Outwood, Surrey, S John Bapt, 4, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Mon (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] TQ319460
343179.6 WNW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Chad, 12, 39-2-7 (2010 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue. [website] SJ488124
343279.6 SSW Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in A. [website] SU174344
343379.6 SSW Winterslow, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-16 (604 kg) in F♯. Rung from porch. [website] SU228325
343479.6 ESE Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
343579.7 NW Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
343679.7 SE Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
343779.7 SSE Rudgwick, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 8, 14-0-5 (714 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. TQ090343
343879.7 SSE Charlwood, Surrey, S Nicholas (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ240411
343979.7 SE Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
344079.8 WSW Rowlestone, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO373271
344179.8 W Kinnersley, Herefordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. [website] SO345496
344279.8 ESE Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
344379.8 ESE Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
344479.8 S Fernhurst, West Sussex, S Margaret, 3, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. SU898285
344579.8 WSW Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
344679.9 WNW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
344779.9 NW Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
344879.9 SSE Horley, Surrey, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Wed (1st, 3rd). [website] TQ276427
344979.9 SSW Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
345080 E Bures, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Tue (Oct-Mar). [website] TL906340