Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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360182.2 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Thomas M (T), 8, 27-3-25 (1421 kg) in D. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST591727
360282.2 E Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
360382.2 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, All Saints (T), 8, 16-0-22 (823 kg) in E. [website] ST588730
360482.2 NW Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
360582.2 NNW Dronfield, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Tue. SK352784
360682.2 SW Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670
360782.2 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S John Bapt, (S John on the Wall), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. No regular ringing. [website] ST587731
360882.2 NNW Chelmorton, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. SK115702
360982.2 E Barningham, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. TL967768
361082.3 SW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
361182.3 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Michael on the Mount, Without, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST585732
361282.3 SE Hever, Kent, S Peter, 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ476448
361382.3 SSW Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
361482.3 W Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
361582.3 SSW Romsey, Hampshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Ethelflaeda, 8, 22-1-23 (1141 kg) in D♭. Wed. [website] SU351212
361682.3 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Stephen M, 12, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST586729
361782.3 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe, 12, 50-2-21 (2575 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu 19:00. [website] ST590723
361882.3 NNE Scampton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. SK948794
361982.3 NW Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
362082.3 SSE Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
362182.4 NNE Scothern, Lincolnshire, S Germain (T), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Fri. TF033774
362282.4 WNW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
362382.4 ESE Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
362482.4 N Killamarsh, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. SK461809
362582.4 WSW Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Jerome (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable. SO433005
362682.4 S Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU555176
362782.5 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mark, Lord Mayor's Chapel, 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. [website] ST584728
362882.5 ENE Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
362982.5 N North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK786822
363082.5 SW Marksbury, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6 U/R, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST666623
363182.5 SW Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
363282.6 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
363382.6 WNW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
363482.6 SW Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
363582.6 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, Cath Ch of Holy & Undivided Trinity (T), 8, 21-0-1 (1067 kg) in E♭. Fri (3rd: with exceptions). [website] ST583727
363682.6 ESE Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
363782.6 N Marton, Lincolnshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK839817
363882.6 ENE Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
363982.6 W Letton, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO335464
364082.6 WNW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
364182.6 SSW Sherfield English, Hampshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU290223
364282.6 ENE Merton, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TL911980
364382.7 NW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
364482.7 NW Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
364582.7 W Bredwardine, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in B♭. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt). [website] SO334445
364682.7 WSW Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
364782.7 SSW Whiteparish, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU246235
364882.7 E Badwell Ash, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F♯. [website] TL989689
364982.7 E Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
365082.7 WSW Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039