Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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420191.3 NNE Claxby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TF111945
420291.3 SW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
420391.4 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
420491.5 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
420591.5 SE Rodmersham, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ925618
420691.5 S Aldingbourne, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU923054
420791.5 NE Wighton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st). TF940399
420891.5 E Bedfield, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM227663
420991.5 SW 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
421091.5 WNW Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
421191.5 S Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
421291.5 SE Frinsted, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 6, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ891574
421391.5 ENE Wacton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; round tower. TM179917
421491.6 SSE Keymer, West Sussex, S Cosmas & S Damian (GF), 6, 7-0-4 (357 kg) in A. Wed. TQ314152
421591.6 NE Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in F♯. Tue. TF918431
421691.6 NW Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
421791.6 SW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
421891.6 ENE Sparham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TG070196
421991.7 NW Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
422091.7 WNW Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
422191.7 SE Lamberhurst, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ681365
422291.7 S Titchfield, Hampshire, S Peter, 6, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SU540057
422391.7 ENE Pulham Market, Norfolk, S Mary Magd, 8, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. TM196860
422491.7 NNW Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-1-13 (628 kg) in G. SK435959
422591.7 S Walberton, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Thu. SU971057
422691.7 WNW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
422791.7 SSW 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
422891.7 SSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
422991.8 SSE Findon, West Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd) 20:00. TQ116084
423091.8 N Hooton Roberts, South Yorkshire, S John, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK483970
423191.8 N Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in E. Mon. SK934985
423291.8 SE Horsmonden, Kent, S Margaret (T), 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ703381
423391.8 ENE Honingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A♭. TG114112
423491.8 WSW Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
423591.8 SW Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
423691.8 SE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
423791.8 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
423891.8 SSE Buxted, East Sussex, S Margaret Q (GF), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. TQ485230
423991.9 SSE Ditchling, East Sussex, S Margaret, 8, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue 20:00. TQ325152
424091.9 SW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
424191.9 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
424291.9 E Monewden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. [website] TM238585
424391.9 NW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
424491.9 E Earl Soham, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in F♯. [website] TM236632
424591.9 NW Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
424691.9 NNW Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, S Mary V (S), 10, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] SK353942
424791.9 S Bosham, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. SU804038
424891.9 N Haxey, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 18-3-16 (960 kg) in D. SK764998
424991.9 N Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
425092 SSW Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183