Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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375184.1 ENE Blo' Norton, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tue. TM012797
375284.2 ENE East Harling, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in G. TL989866
375384.2 WNW Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
375484.2 E East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
375584.2 N Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
375684.3 SW Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
375784.3 W St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
375884.3 S Hamble, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU480067
375984.3 SE Hunton, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. [website] TQ724497
376084.3 ENE Thelnetham, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TM018783
376184.3 SW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
376284.3 S Titchfield, Hampshire, S Peter, 6, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SU540057
376384.3 SW Nunney, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd). [website] ST737457
376484.3 SE Hartlip, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ839642
376584.3 NNE Fiskerton, Lincolnshire, S Clement, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF048719
376684.3 ESE Lower Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TQ860674
376784.4 SSW Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
376884.4 SW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
376984.4 WSW Easton in Gordano, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 18-3-14 (959 kg) in E♭. 4th is lighter than the treble, 2nd, and 3rd. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST514757
377084.4 ENE Westhorpe, Suffolk, S Margaret, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM043692
377184.5 ENE Hinderclay, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Mon (alt). [website] TM027768
377284.6 ENE Griston, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. TL942993
377384.6 E Old Newton, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] TM059624
377484.6 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
377584.6 NE Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
377684.6 WNW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
377784.6 SSE Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (S;T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ279165
377884.6 SW Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
377984.6 SSE Fairwarp, East Sussex, Christ Church (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. TQ466267
378084.6 SSW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
378184.6 SW Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
378284.7 S Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
378384.7 E Bacton, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] TM052671
378484.7 W Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
378584.7 NW Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Giles, 12, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in E. Fri (1st, 3rd). SJ846460
378684.8 NE Little Massingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TF792241
378784.8 WNW Church Stretton, Shropshire, S Laurence, 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SO452936
378884.8 SSW Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
378984.8 N Laneham, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 4, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in E. SK814765
379084.8 SE Frant, East Sussex, S Alban, 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A. Tue (by arrangement) 20:00. TQ590356
379184.8 N Clowne, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SK498752
379284.8 S Aldingbourne, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU923054
379384.8 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
379484.8 SSE Arundel, West Sussex, Chapel of Our Lady, Arundel Castle, 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Ringing restricted (invitees only). TQ018072
379584.9 SE Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
379684.9 W Kinnersley, Herefordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. [website] SO345496
379784.9 WSW Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
379884.9 SSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
379984.9 E Barking, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TM076535
380084.9 NNW Old Brampton, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK336719