Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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390186.9 E Blo' Norton, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tue. TM012797
390286.9 SW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
390387 SW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
390487 SSW Downton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 8, 22-3-23 (1166 kg) in D. Thu (4th). [website] SU181216
390587 SE Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
390687 SE Rochester, Kent, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S;T), 10, 30-0-14 (1530 kg) in D. Future plans: to become 12. Thu. [website] TQ742685
390787 SSE Fittleworth, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tue (by arrangement). TQ009192
390887 SW Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
390987 SE Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
391087 S South Stoneham, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 4-3-25 (253 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; rung from porch. [website] SU439154
391187 NW Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
391287 NE Gunby, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in D. TF468668
391387.1 N Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Minster Ch of All Saints, 12, 34-3-0 (1765 kg) in D♭. Tue. SK428928
391487.1 SE Hammerwood, East Sussex, S Stephen (GF), 6, 6-1-22 (327 kg) in B♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. TQ439395
391587.1 WSW Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
391687.1 NNW Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
391787.1 SE Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
391887.1 ENE Shropham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F. TL984927
391987.1 ENE Litcham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Tue. TF886176
392087.2 SE Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
392187.2 ENE East Rudham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed. TF827282
392287.2 E Thelnetham, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TM018783
392387.2 E Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
392487.2 WSW Redwick, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas Ap (GF), 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST412841
392587.2 N Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S Anthony (Coptic Orthodox), Eastwood, 8, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in G. Former church of S Stephen (Anglican) (until 1997). SK433932
392687.2 NE Skendleby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 6-3-0 (343 kg). Unringable. TF432697
392787.3 NW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
392887.3 SSE Balcombe, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A. Tue. TQ306309
392987.3 SW Nunney, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd). [website] ST737457
393087.3 SW Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
393187.3 SW Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
393287.3 WNW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
393387.3 SSE Graffham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU928167
393487.4 NE Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 17-2-4 (891 kg) in E♭. Wed. TF500650
393587.4 SW Barrow Gurney, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Edward K&M (GF;T), 8, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:15. [website] ST514684
393687.4 NW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
393787.4 SSE Slaugham, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. TQ257280
393887.4 S Curdridge, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 25-3-19 (1317 kg) in D. Mon. [website] SU528138
393987.4 NNE South Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF194833
394087.5 ESE Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247
394187.5 N Misson, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Thu. SK690949
394287.5 WNW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
394387.5 SE Cowden, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. [website] TQ466404
394487.5 WNW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
394587.5 E Hinderclay, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Mon (alt). [website] TM027768
394687.6 SSW Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
394787.6 SW Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
394887.6 NW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
394987.6 SSW Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
395087.6 S Shedfield, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SU561132