Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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395187.4 W Evancoyd, Powys, Wales, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; rung from porch. SO262626
395287.5 E Finningham, Suffolk, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TM066693
395387.5 ENE Quidenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-0-14 (768 kg) in F. Round tower. TM028876
395487.5 N Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. Mon. SK778902
395587.5 S Southampton, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 10, 16-1-15 (832 kg) in F. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (2nd). [website] SU419112
395687.5 E Cotton, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. West arch of ringing chamber open to churchyard. [website] TM069669
395787.5 WSW Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
395887.5 N Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK652907
395987.5 ENE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
396087.5 SE Nettlestead, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ685521
396187.5 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
396287.5 NE Scremby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 4 U/R, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3,5 of 6. TF443677
396387.5 N Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK735906
396487.5 SE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
396587.5 N Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 19-1-24 (989 kg) in E. Mon. SK814901
396687.6 WSW Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
396787.6 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
396887.6 WSW Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
396987.6 SW Chilcompton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. [website] ST646524
397087.6 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 12, 34-0-7 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; access to ringing room by three independent routes. Thu. SK354874
397187.7 NNW Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
397287.7 SSE Bury, West Sussex, S John Ev, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. TQ016131
397387.7 SW Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, S Vigor (GF), 3 U/R, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST659507
397487.7 NE Candlesby, Lincolnshire, S Benedict, 5, 6-0-24 (316 kg) in B. TF455673
397587.8 S Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
397687.8 SSE Amberley, West Sussex, S Michael, 5, 5-3-13 (298 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. Fri (confirm first) 19:00. TQ027132
397787.8 N Springthorpe, Lincolnshire, S George & S Laurence (GF), 4, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. 3rd (9-3-6) is heavier than tenor. SK875897
397887.8 E Redgrave, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. [website] TM056782
397987.8 W Clifford, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in G. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt: check). [website] SO251450
398087.8 SE Teston, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TQ705535
398187.8 SSE Lindfield, West Sussex, All Saints (T), 8, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♯. Tue. TQ348258
398287.9 SW Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Mells. Tue (exc 2nd). [website] ST692472
398387.9 N Everton, Nottinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK691913
398487.9 NNE Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
398587.9 WSW Redwick, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas Ap (GF), 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST412841
398687.9 SSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
398787.9 SW Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
398887.9 ENE Tittleshall, Norfolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Unringable. TF894211
398987.9 NE Gunby, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in D. TF468668
399088 ENE Kenninghall, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 15-2-3 (789 kg) in E. Wed. TM041859
399188 ENE Wilby, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. TM030899
399288 E Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
399388.1 N Whiston, South Yorkshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK450900
399488.1 W Old Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Stephen (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. SO249590
399588.1 SW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
399688.1 NNW Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
399788.1 S Purbrook, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SU672080
399888.2 NE Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 17-2-4 (891 kg) in E♭. Wed. TF500650
399988.2 N Harworth, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK613917
400088.2 SW Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534