Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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390187.8 NNW Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
390287.8 SW Evercreech, Somerset, S Peter, 10, 21-0-10 (1071 kg) in E♭. [website] ST649386
390387.8 SW Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
390487.8 SE Battle, East Sussex, S Mary, 8, 21-3-8 (1109 kg) in E♭. Tue. TQ750157
390587.8 W Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in A. Thu (alt). [website] SO387287
390687.8 E Great Holland, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-10 (767 kg) in F♯. TM219193
390787.8 E Kirby le Soken, Essex, S Michael, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. TM219220
390887.8 SW Iwerne Minster, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST868144
390987.8 WSW Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
391087.9 W Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
391187.9 SE Great Chart, Kent, S Mary, 8, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in F. PN shared: Gt Chart(1,3); Kennington(2,4). Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] TQ979419
391287.9 WSW Ubley, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. [website] ST529582
391387.9 WNW Holdgate, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SO561895
391488 NNW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
391588 ENE Scoulton, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF972009
391688 NNW Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F. Tue. SK489589
391788 SSW Godshill, Isle of Wight, All Saints (T), 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] SZ527818
391888 NNE Blankney, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (2nd). [website] TF068600
391988.1 NW Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Tue. SO623999
392088.1 SW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
392188.1 SW Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
392288.1 ENE Yaxley, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] TM120739
392388.2 N Eakring, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in G. SK675621
392488.2 WNW Bourton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SO597963
392588.2 SSE Willingdon, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-14 (527 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ589024
392688.2 SE Hooe, East Sussex, S Oswald (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Sat (confirm first) 09:30. [website] TQ682091
392788.2 SSW Shorwell, Isle of Wight, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. Sat 18:00. [website] SZ457830
392888.2 SW Kington Magna, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in F♯. Thu (3rd). [website] ST768231
392988.2 SW Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
393088.2 ESE Whitstable, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR117662
393188.3 SE Beckley, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F. PN alternates with Peasmarsh. Thu (not always: check) 18:30. TQ842237
393288.3 NNW Blackwell, Derbyshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SK443584
393388.3 N Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625
393488.4 ENE Thorndon All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM141696
393588.4 ENE Thrandeston, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM116764
393688.5 WNW Dilwyn, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SO415546
393788.5 SE Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
393888.5 N Harmston, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (2nd) & Wed (5th). SK972622
393988.5 NE Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
394088.5 N Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
394188.6 N Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu. SK540610
394288.6 W Rowlestone, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO373271
394388.6 WSW Nailsea, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST466699
394488.6 WNW Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
394588.6 WNW Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
394688.6 NNW Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
394788.6 ENE Banham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-11 (526 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt) 18:30. TM063882
394888.7 SW Wincanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 15-1-1 (775 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] ST710284
394988.7 NNE Tattershall, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston; long draught c. 65ft of rope. Mon (3rd). [website] TF211575
395088.7 NNE Martin by Timberland, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (1st, 5th) 19:00. [website] TF121599