Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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300174.8 NNW Ticknall, Derbyshire, S George (S;T), 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A. Wed. SK351241
300274.8 SSE Laughton, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Thu. TQ500125
300374.8 ESE Preston, Kent, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 3. [website] TR016607
300474.8 WNW Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
300574.8 WSW Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
300674.8 NW Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
300774.8 W Longney, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in F. [website] SO763124
300874.9 SSW Fareham, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 10, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SU581065
300974.9 ENE Little Stonham, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TM111601
301074.9 NNW Clifton, Nottinghamshire, Corpus Christi (RC) (GF;T), 6, 2-2-11 (132 kg) in E. Thu PN shared: S Mary; Corpus Christi; Holy Trinity. Thu (2nd, 4th) 18:30. SK552339
301174.9 NNW Barton in Fabis, Nottinghamshire, S George (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SK522327
301274.9 WNW Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
301374.9 NNW Newhall, Derbyshire, S John (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SK291206
301474.9 WSW Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
301575 E Thorpe le Soken, Essex, S Michael (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. TM179223
301675 WSW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
301775 SSE Warbleton, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in A♭. TQ608182
301875 ENE Coddenham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TM132541
301975 E Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
302075.1 S Felpham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SZ949998
302175.1 N Barkston, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 13-0-13 (666 kg) in G. Mon. SK932415
302275.1 SSE Brighton, East Sussex, S Peter, 10, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. PN shared: S Nicholas; S Peter. Mon (2nd, 4th). TQ314048
302375.1 W Tibberton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 5, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. [website] SO756218
302475.1 NW Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
302575.1 ESE Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
302675.1 SW Whiteparish, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU246235
302775.1 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Matthew (T), 6, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. [website] TM158447
302875.1 W Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
302975.1 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
303075.2 WNW Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
303175.2 SSE Chiddingly, East Sussex, dedication unknown, 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in G. Thu. TQ544141
303275.2 N Whatton in the Vale, Nottinghamshire, S John of Beverley (T), 8, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in E. SK745396
303375.2 SW Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
303475.2 NNW Weston on Trent, Derbyshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK397275
303575.2 W Whitminster, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 15-0-5 (764 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO760090
303675.3 SSW 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
303775.3 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Elms (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3,4,5. [website] TM160445
303875.3 N Helpringham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 5, 14-0-17 (719 kg) in F. Tuning: (approx) 1-3,4♯,5 of 5. TF138407
303975.3 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM161442
304075.3 NNW Sawley, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. PN alternates with Long Eaton. Tue (alt). SK472313
304175.3 ENE East Harling, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in G. TL989866
304275.4 WNW Malvern Link, Worcestershire, S Matthias (T), 10, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO783478
304375.4 SE Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494
304475.5 SE Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
304575.5 SW Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in C. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SU130326
304675.5 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TM163444
304775.5 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 5, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; The oldest ring of five. [website] TM163445
304875.5 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TM165440
304975.5 SSE Iford, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TQ408073
305075.5 E Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary le Tower, 12, 34-3-6 (1768 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] TM164446