Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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420191.5 NNE Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire, S Martin (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TF273873
420291.5 S Portchester, Hampshire, S Mary, 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU625045
420391.5 NE Mumby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TF515744
420491.5 E Scole, Norfolk, S Andrew (T), 6, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in D♭. TM150790
420591.5 SSE Fletching, East Sussex, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G♯. Fri 20:00. TQ428234
420691.5 NNW Bradfield, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 8, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F. Fri. SK266925
420791.6 NNE Walesby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, Old Church (GF), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. No mains electricity. TF138923
420891.6 NW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
420991.6 NW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
421091.6 WSW Tickenham, Somerset, S Quiricus & S Julietta (GF;T), 6, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST457714
421191.6 E Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
421291.7 ENE Mattishall, Norfolk, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. TG053110
421391.7 NNE Waddingham, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Peter, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. SK987963
421491.7 E Debenham, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 21-0-20 (1076 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TM174632
421591.7 SE Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
421691.7 SE Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock); rung from chancel. Wed. [website] TQ771498
421791.7 SW Chewton Mendip, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 8, 24-1-1 (1232 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST596531
421891.7 N Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
421991.7 WSW Nailsea, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST466699
422091.7 S Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
422191.7 E Oakley, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. [website] TM157773
422291.7 E Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
422391.8 WNW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
422491.8 SW Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
422591.8 SSE Arundel, West Sussex, S Nicholas (T), 8, 13-3-4 (700 kg) in E. Mon PN alternates: Lyminster:1st,3rd; Arundel: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th) 19:00. TQ016072
422691.8 SSE Arundel, West Sussex, Chapel of Our Lady, Arundel Castle, 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Ringing restricted (invitees only). TQ018072
422791.8 SW Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
422891.8 S Aldingbourne, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU923054
422991.9 SW Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
423091.9 ESE Minster (Sheppey), Kent, S Mary & S Sexburga (T), 6, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. [website] TQ955729
423191.9 WNW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
423291.9 WNW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
423392 E Winston, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-1-12 (272 kg) in B♭. [website] TM180616
423492 ENE Houghton St Giles, Norfolk, S Giles, 3, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. TF923353
423592 SSW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
423692 ENE Bunwell, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. TM125927
423792 SW East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
423892 S Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
423992 WSW Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
424092 NNW Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
424192 SSE Steyning, West Sussex, S Andrew & S Cuthman, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ178114
424292.1 ENE Tibenham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in E♭. TM134899
424392.1 SE Milton Regis, Kent, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G. Thu (1st: check). [website] TQ908654
424492.1 SW Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
424592.1 N Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. SK512987
424692.1 N Haxey, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 18-3-16 (960 kg) in D. SK764998
424792.2 S Walberton, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Thu. SU971057
424892.2 W Clyro, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF;T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO213438
424992.2 SE Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
425092.2 SSW Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268