Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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380184.9 SSW Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
380285 SE Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
380385 SW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
380485 S Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
380585 ENE Rickinghall Superior, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] TM040745
380685 ENE Caston, Norfolk, S Cross, 6, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A♭. TL959975
380785 WNW Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
380885 WNW Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
380985.1 N Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
381085.1 WSW Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
381185.1 WSW Chew Magna, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 28-0-21 (1432 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST576632
381285.1 SSE Fletching, East Sussex, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G♯. Fri 20:00. TQ428234
381385.1 NE Friskney, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TF460554
381485.1 SE Newington juxta Sittingbourne, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ862653
381585.2 NNW Leek, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 10, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ983566
381685.2 S Walberton, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Thu. SU971057
381785.2 SSE Steyning, West Sussex, S Andrew & S Cuthman, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ178114
381885.2 E Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
381985.2 S North Hayling, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; rung from chancel; half wheels; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SU730032
382085.2 SW West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
382185.3 ENE Shropham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F. TL984927
382285.3 N Staveley, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in E♭. Tue. SK433748
382385.3 NNW Bakewell, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Thu. SK215684
382485.3 NE Harpley, Norfolk, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. TF788260
382585.3 NW Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Margaret, Wolstanton, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). SJ856480
382685.4 SW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
382785.4 NNW Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
382885.4 W Bredwardine, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in B♭. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt). [website] SO334445
382985.4 ESE Queenborough, Kent, Holy Trinity, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in B. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ909723
383085.4 W Letton, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO335464
383185.4 E Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
383285.5 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
383385.5 SSW Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
383485.5 N Whitwell, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SK526768
383585.5 SE Linton, Kent, S Nicholas, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ754501
383685.5 SW East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
383785.5 WSW Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing; rung from aisle : south. ST424908
383885.5 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
383985.6 WNW Hopton Heath, Shropshire, The Fire Ring (GF), 8, 0-2-8 (29 kg) in C. Ringing currently not permitted. SO382775
384085.6 SE Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
384185.6 NW Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
384285.6 SE Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
384385.6 SE Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
384485.6 SSE Upper Beeding, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri (confirm first). TQ192111
384585.7 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
384685.7 NNW Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
384785.7 WNW Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
384885.7 SSE Findon, West Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd) 20:00. TQ116084
384985.7 SW Chilcompton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. [website] ST646524
385085.7 E Cotton, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. West arch of ringing chamber open to churchyard. [website] TM069669