Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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455197.7 SSE Westmeston, East Sussex, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TQ338136
455297.7 SW Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
455397.7 NNE Brigg, Lincolnshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in A. Thu. TA000071
455497.8 NNE Grasby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in G. TA087049
455597.8 SSW Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
455697.8 NW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
455797.8 SE Lamberhurst, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ681365
455897.9 ENE Fundenhall, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel. TM152968
455997.9 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
456097.9 S Felpham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SZ949998
456197.9 ESE Thorpe le Soken, Essex, S Michael (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. TM179223
456297.9 NNE Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; church also houses bellframe ex Immingham; unringable. TF463882
456397.9 NW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
456497.9 NNW Reddish, Greater Manchester, S Elisabeth (T), 8, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ892934
456597.9 NNW Haughton, Greater Manchester, S Anne, Denton, 6, 15-0-12 (767 kg) in A♭. SJ933955
456697.9 NNW Cawthorne, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in F♯. Mon. SE284079
456797.9 S Aldwick, West Sussex, S Richard, 8, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in B♭. Tue. SZ909990
456897.9 WNW Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
456997.9 SE Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
457097.9 ENE Forncett St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. Round tower. TM164928
457198 ENE Sparham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TG070196
457298 SSW Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
457398 SE Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
457498 SE Horsmonden, Kent, S Margaret (T), 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ703381
457598 WSW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
457698 NNE Broughton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted. SE960086
457798.1 N South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. Wed. SE452110
457898.1 NNE Searby, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 5 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. Derelict; unringable. TA072058
457998.1 WNW Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
458098.1 ENE Hindringham, Norfolk, S Martin, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. TF984364
458198.1 SW Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
458298.2 SW Compton Bishop, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. [website] ST395553
458398.2 SSW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
458498.2 E Monk Soham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] TM213650
458598.2 N Burghwallis, South Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 3 U/R, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Unringable. SE536120
458698.2 SW Kewstoke, Somerset, S Paul, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Mon & Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST334633
458798.2 SE Tonge, Kent, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. [website] TQ934640
458898.2 SSW Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
458998.3 SSE West Tarring, West Sussex, S Andrew, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon. TQ130040
459098.3 WSW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
459198.3 SW West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
459298.3 N Skelbrooke, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE511120
459398.4 SW Weare, Somerset, S Gregory, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. [website] ST413526
459498.4 SE Wadhurst, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ640318
459598.4 ENE Honingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A♭. TG114112
459698.4 E Horham, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 6-0-17 (313 kg) in B. The oldest ring of eight. Tue (1st, 4th). [website] TM210724
459798.4 SW Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
459898.4 E Clopton, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in F♯. [website] TM221525
459998.4 WSW Rhymney, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S David, 6 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SO112080
460098.5 ESE Eastchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ988714