Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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355181.9 WSW 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
355281.9 SE Hawkhurst, Kent, S Laurence (T), 8, 23-0-19 (1177 kg) in E♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ755294
355381.9 SW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
355482 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary Magd, Stoke Bishop, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu (4th). [website] ST559755
355582 NNW Denby, Derbyshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Wed. SK398464
355682 W Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David (GF), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. [website] SO482311
355782.1 ENE Old Newton, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] TM059624
355882.2 ENE Wyverstone, Suffolk, S George (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TM041678
355982.2 NE Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
356082.2 ENE Hopton by Thetford, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 8, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in F♯. Mon (alt). [website] TL993790
356182.2 NW Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
356282.2 SE Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
356382.3 SSE Chalvington, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in E♭. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ518093
356482.3 NNW Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
356582.3 NW Ingestre, Staffordshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ976246
356682.3 NW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
356782.4 NNW Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
356882.4 W Orcop, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SO473262
356982.4 ESE Eastling, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ965565
357082.4 NNW Brailsford, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed. SK244412
357182.4 SW Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
357282.5 WNW Aston Botterell, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SO632841
357382.5 SSW Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
357482.5 WNW Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
357582.5 NW Baswich, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ943222
357682.5 N Linby, Nottinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in C. SK534508
357782.5 W Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Clement (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Thu. SO477075
357882.5 SE Dallington, East Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. TQ657190
357982.5 WNW Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
358082.5 WSW Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Mells. Tue (exc 2nd). [website] ST692472
358182.6 WSW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
358282.6 NW Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
358382.6 ENE Westhorpe, Suffolk, S Margaret, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM043692
358482.6 SE Brightling, East Sussex, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ683210
358582.6 SE Biddenden, Kent, All Saints, 8, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TQ848384
358682.6 WNW Wellington, Herefordshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in F. [website] SO497482
358782.6 NNW Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
358882.6 NNW Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
358982.7 NW Stowe by Chartley, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Thu. SK003273
359082.7 E Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
359182.7 ENE Bacton, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] TM052671
359282.7 SE Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
359382.7 N Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd, 10, 31-1-11 (1593 kg) in C. Wed. SK799539
359482.7 WNW Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
359582.7 N Beckingham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. SK875538
359682.7 N Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, S James, 5, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. SK545515
359782.8 SW Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
359882.8 NNE Ruskington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way for rehanging and refurbishment. TF082510
359982.8 ENE Baylham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM102515
360082.8 WNW Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646