Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255165.6 NNW Pentrich, Derbyshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Mon. SK389525
255265.6 W Much Marcle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F. [website] SO657327
255365.6 SSW Tangley, Hampshire, S Thomas (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in D. [website] SU334524
255465.6 S Herriard, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SU663460
255565.6 WNW Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
255665.7 WNW Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
255765.7 SSE Ashtead, Surrey, S Giles (T), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ192580
255865.7 NNW Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
255965.7 NE Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF304385
256065.7 S Farnham, Surrey, S Andrew (T), 10, 19-0-7 (968 kg) in E. Ringing temporarily suspended : tower structural problems. SU838466
256165.8 S Ellisfield, Hampshire, S Martin, 5, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A♭. [website] SU638458
256265.8 SE Eltham, Greater London, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ426744
256365.8 ENE Lakenheath, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-3-21 (708 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL714827
256465.8 W Putley, Herefordshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in D. Tuning: (approx) 1,4,6 of 8. SO646376
256565.8 WNW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
256665.8 SSE Fetcham, Surrey, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TQ149556
256765.8 NW Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
256865.9 N Kirklington, Nottinghamshire, S Swithin, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. SK679576
256965.9 SE Croydon, Greater London, Minster Ch of S John Bapt, 12, 36-3-18 (1875 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ319654
257065.9 WSW Longhope, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SO684197
257165.9 SSE West Clandon, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in E. Thu. TQ044512
257265.9 SE Beckenham, Greater London, S George (T), 10, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ374696
257365.9 N South Muskham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 3, 9-3-21 (505 kg) in A♭. SK793573
257465.9 SSW Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU163598
257565.9 SSE Merrow, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 13-1-23 (684 kg) in F. Tue. TQ028506
257665.9 S Dummer, Hampshire, All Saints, 5, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SU588460
257765.9 SSE East Clandon, Surrey, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 3, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ060517
257866 SSW Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. PN shared: Collingb'ne Ducis; Collingb'ne Kingston; Everleigh. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU239558
257966 SE Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
258066 SSE Leatherhead, Surrey, S Mary & S Nicholas, 10, 19-0-12 (971 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ167561
258166 NNW Pinxton, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 5-2-8 (283 kg) in C. Sat 10:30. SK453550
258266 WNW Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
258366 N Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 8, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SK490558
258466 SSE West Horsley, Surrey, S Mary, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ088526
258566.1 SSE Puttenham, Surrey, S John Bapt, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A♭. SU932478
258666.1 NNE Welbourn, Lincolnshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in G. SK968545
258766.1 E Great Yeldham, Essex, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TL757386
258866.1 ENE Wimbotsham, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Bells in store; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TF622048
258966.1 SSE East Horsley, Surrey, S Martin (GF), 4 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,3♭,4 of 4. TQ095528
259066.1 SSE Guildford, Surrey, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-3-8 (1210 kg) in E♭. Wed. SU998494
259166.1 SSE Guildford, Surrey, S Nicolas, 10, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. SU994493
259266.1 SW Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
259366.1 ESE Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
259466.1 SSE Guildford, Surrey, S Mary, 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SU996493
259566.1 WNW Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933
259666.2 NNW Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
259766.2 SSW Whitchurch, Hampshire, All Hallows (GF;T), 10, 26-1-4 (1335 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] SU459477
259866.2 NNE Ruskington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way for rehanging and refurbishment. TF082510
259966.2 ESE Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
260066.2 ESE Shenfield, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in A♭. Thu. TQ605951