Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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425192 ENE Beetley, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D. Wed. TF973185
425292 NW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
425392 SW Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
425492 NNE East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
425592 WSW Yatton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 24-1-2 (1233 kg) in D. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] ST431654
425692 SE Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
425792.1 W Llanbedr Ystrad Yw, Powys, Wales, S Peter (GF;S), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). SO239204
425892.1 SSE Lewes, East Sussex, S John Bapt, Southover (S;T), 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Tue. TQ412096
425992.1 NNW Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
426092.1 SSE Brighton, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF;T), 10, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E. PN shared: S Nicholas; S Peter; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ307045
426192.1 SSE Brighton, East Sussex, S Peter, 10, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. PN shared: S Nicholas; S Peter. Mon (2nd, 4th). TQ314048
426292.2 NNW Buxton, Derbyshire, S Peter, Fairfield (T), 8, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK066741
426392.2 E Helmingham, Suffolk, S Mary (S), 8, 17-3-16 (909 kg) in D. Fri (3rd). [website] TM190576
426492.2 SW Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
426592.2 W Gladestry, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 5 U/R, 7-0-11 (361 kg) in B. Unringable. SO230551
426692.3 ENE Scole, Norfolk, S Andrew (T), 6, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in D♭. TM150790
426792.3 NNE Faldingworth, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. TF066847
426892.3 WSW Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 34-0-4 (1729 kg) in C♯. Wed. [website] ST435637
426992.3 S Ryde, Isle of Wight, All Saints, 8, 26-2-2 (1347 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SZ589923
427092.4 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
427192.4 NNE Orby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TF490672
427292.4 NW Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
427392.4 ENE Oakley, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. [website] TM157773
427492.4 WSW Clevedon, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST393708
427592.4 NW Astbury, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ846615
427692.4 SE Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ776361
427792.4 NW Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
427892.5 N Handsworth, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK410862
427992.5 WNW Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
428092.5 NE South Creake, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : treble; derelict; unringable. TF855362
428192.5 NW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
428292.5 SE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
428392.5 SE Flimwell, East Sussex, S Augustine of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TQ724308
428492.5 N Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
428592.6 NW Congleton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F. Tue. SJ859627
428692.6 N Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SK517882
428792.6 WSW Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
428892.6 SE Heathfield, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. TQ598202
428992.7 NNW Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
429092.7 ENE Carleton Rode, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. Mon. TM114925
429192.8 SSW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
429292.8 W Llanigon, Powys, Wales, S Eigon (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO213399
429392.8 NW Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
429492.9 E Otley, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TM203549
429592.9 SW Pitcombe, Somerset, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST672327
429692.9 SW Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
429792.9 W Clyro, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF;T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO213438
429892.9 S Ryde, Isle of Wight, S Michael & All Angels, Swanmore (T), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; church closed; ringing prohibited; tuning: 2,3,3 of 3. [website] SZ587913
429992.9 SW West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
430092.9 SW Shepton Montague, Somerset, S Peter, 3, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in A. [website] ST682317