Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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325176.6 SW Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
325276.6 SE Chevening, Kent, S Botolph (T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] TQ489577
325376.6 SE Westerham, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 23-0-17 (1176 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ447540
325476.6 SW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
325576.7 WSW Tidenham, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in F♯. [website] ST555958
325676.7 S Froxfield, Hampshire, S Peter, High Cross, 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Steep. Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] SU711265
325776.7 WSW Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cenedlon (GF), 3, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. No regular ringing; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO481148
325876.7 ESE Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
325976.7 WSW Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, S Michael (T), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST641810
326076.7 SE Gravesend, Kent, S George, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ646743
326176.7 ENE Barnham, Suffolk, S Gregory, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL870792
326276.7 E Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;S;T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL901390
326376.7 WSW Olveston, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-3-8 (956 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST600872
326476.7 SW Bratton, Wiltshire, S James Gt, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock). [website] ST914519
326576.7 ESE Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
326676.7 SSW Great Durnford, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in F♯. [website] SU136383
326776.8 S Fernhurst, West Sussex, S Margaret, 3, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. SU898285
326876.8 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Minster Ch of S Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, 10, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in E. Tue. SJ879452
326976.8 NW Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
327076.8 ESE Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
327176.8 SE Brasted, Kent, S Martin (S;T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♭. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] TQ468554
327276.8 ESE Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
327376.8 WNW Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
327476.8 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Basil Gt & S Paisios of the Holy Mountain (Gk Orth) (T), 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Botolph by Bargate (Anglican) (until 2018); Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. [website] SK972698
327576.8 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S Mary, Bucknall (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905474
327676.9 WSW Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. No regular ringing; ropes fall in a straight line. SO492103
327776.9 ESE Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
327876.9 SSE Northchapel, West Sussex, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 3-0-7 (156 kg) in E. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). SU952294
327976.9 NNW Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
328077 SE Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ426518
328177 NW Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
328277 E Bradfield St George, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,4-7 of 8. [website] TL907599
328377 W Mansell Lacy, Herefordshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO425455
328477.1 WSW Garway, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Detached tower. [website] SO455224
328577.1 E Lavenham, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 21-0-7 (1070 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL912490
328677.1 SSW Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
328777.1 SW Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
328877.1 E Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
328977.2 N Darlton, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. SK778736
329077.2 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
329177.2 ENE Thetford, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 8, 18-0-1 (915 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed. TL869831
329277.2 SW Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in B. Wed. [website] ST664761
329377.2 SW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
329477.2 SW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
329577.3 WNW Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951
329677.3 NNW Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
329777.3 WNW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
329877.3 ESE Great Tey, Essex, S Barnabas, 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. TL892257
329977.3 WSW Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO455203
330077.3 NNW Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711