Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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280171.8 SE Ticehurst, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ688301
280271.9 NNW Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK613308
280371.9 NNW Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire, S John Div, 8, 22-1-4 (1132 kg) in E♭. SK699332
280471.9 N Newton, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G♯. TF047362
280571.9 N Barkestone le Vale, Leicestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. SK777349
280672 NE West Winch, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF632158
280772 NNW Diseworth, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. SK453245
280872 NW Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
280972 SE Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
281072.1 N Threekingham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. TF089361
281172.1 S Lyminster, West Sussex, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Mon PN alternates: Lyminster:1st,3rd; Arundel: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd). TQ022047
281272.1 SSW North Stoneham, Hampshire, S Nicolas (GF), 10, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SU440173
281372.1 W Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
281472.1 W Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
281572.1 N Redmile, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK796355
281672.1 SSW Wickham, Hampshire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SU575114
281772.1 N Barrowby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. Wed. SK878364
281872.1 NNW Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 8 U/R, 17-2-1 (889 kg) in E. Building owned by National Trust; unringable. SK379208
281972.2 NNE Quadring, Lincolnshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F♯. Tue (4th: Apr-Oct). TF224341
282072.2 NW Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
282172.2 SW Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
282272.3 NNW Kegworth, Leicestershire, S Andrew (T), 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK487267
282372.3 S Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
282472.4 ENE Old Newton, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] TM059624
282572.4 SSW Purbrook, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SU672080
282672.4 WSW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
282772.4 NE Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
282872.4 N Langar, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 5, 12-3-1 (648 kg) in F. PN rotates: Cropwell Bp(1); Langar(2); Stathern(3); Granby(4). Thu (2nd). SK721346
282972.4 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
283072.5 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
283172.5 E Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
283272.5 NE North Runcton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8-0-5 (409 kg). Unringable. TF646158
283372.5 WNW Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO889655
283472.5 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
283572.5 SE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
283672.5 NNW Kingston on Soar, Nottinghamshire, S Winifred (GF), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in A♭. SK501277
283772.5 WNW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
283872.5 S Angmering, West Sussex, S Margaret, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th, 5th). TQ067043
283972.5 SE Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ776361
284072.5 ENE Wattisfield, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. [website] TM010741
284172.6 SW Awbridge, Hampshire, Clock House Bells (GF), 10, 3-1-2 (166 kg) in E. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU319235
284272.6 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
284372.6 SSE Waldron, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in G. Mon. TQ548192
284472.6 NW Lullington, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: South Derbyshire Ringing Centre. SK249129
284572.6 ENE Market Weston, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL990781
284672.6 ENE Wyverstone, Suffolk, S George (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TM041678
284772.6 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
284872.6 SSW Botley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SU511130
284972.7 SW Great Durnford, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in F♯. [website] SU136383
285072.7 W Highnam, Gloucestershire, Holy Innocents, 3 U/R, 25-1-0 (1283 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,8,10 of 10; the heaviest ring of three bells. SO796195