Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4751101 SSE Worthing, West Sussex, S Botolph, Heene (T), 8, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Wed. TQ137028
4752101 E Bredfield, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-9 (588 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TM268530
4753101.1 NW Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
4754101.1 NNW Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
4755101.1 SW Weston super Mare, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST317619
4756101.2 ENE Heydon, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in C. TG113274
4757101.2 NNE Healing, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 4, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A. PN rotates: Healing; Laceby; Riby. Tue (on a rota basis). TA213100
4758101.2 NNE Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SE992166
4759101.2 SW Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] ST381534
4760101.2 ENE Costessey, Norfolk, S Edmund (GF;T), 5, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. TG177124
4761101.3 SW Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
4762101.3 E Woodbridge, Suffolk, S Mary V, 8, 25-0-26 (1282 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TM270490
4763101.3 SSE Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, S Mary de Haura, 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ216051
4764101.3 SSE Barcombe, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). TQ418143
4765101.3 SSW Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory (T), 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST781187
4766101.3 E Fressingfield, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-20 (873 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM261774
4767101.3 SW Horsington, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Templecombe. Tue (alt). [website] ST703237
4768101.4 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
4769101.4 N Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
4770101.4 N Darrington, West Yorkshire, S Luke & All Saints, 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. SE485201
4771101.4 NNE Great Coates, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. TA233097
4772101.4 SSE Portslade, East Sussex, S Nicolas, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TQ255063
4773101.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
4774101.5 ENE Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TG218009
4775101.6 NW Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
4776101.6 N Winterton, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-23 (480 kg) in G♯. Thu (exc 1st). SE928185
4777101.6 ENE Haveringland, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TG151209
4778101.7 NNW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
4779101.7 NNE Ulceby, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. TA103146
4780101.7 NW Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
4781101.7 ENE Drayton, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. TG180137
4782101.7 SSW Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
4783101.7 ENE Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 8, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. TM231971
4784101.7 SW Templecombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. PN alternates with Horsington. Tue (alt). [website] ST708226
4785101.7 WNW Llandinam, Powys, Wales, S Llonio (T), 6, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in A. SO025885
4786101.7 E Harwich, Essex, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in G. TM261325
4787101.7 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
4788101.8 SW Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
4789101.8 SW Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
4790101.8 NNE Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 4, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. TA194118
4791101.8 SW Bleadon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] ST341569
4792101.8 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
4793101.8 NW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
4794101.9 NNW Armitage Bridge, West Yorkshire, S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. Wed. SE134136
4795101.9 NNE Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Minster Ch of S James (T), 10, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. TA266091
4796101.9 ENE Wiveton, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. TG043427
4797101.9 E Easton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] TM282587
4798101.9 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
4799101.9 WSW Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
4800101.9 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662