Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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415193.4 ESE Alkham, Kent, S Anthony (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TR255423
415293.4 ESE St Laurence in Thanet, Kent, S Laurence (T), 10, 14-1-19 (733 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TR370653
415393.4 ENE Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
415493.4 ESE Betteshanger, Kent, S Mary V, Northbourne Park School (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] TR312525
415593.4 SW Penselwood, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] ST756314
415693.4 SW Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
415793.4 NW Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
415893.5 W Burghill, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO479445
415993.5 WNW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
416093.5 NNW Brackenfield, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in D. Wed (by arrangement) 14:00. SK372590
416193.5 NE Little Walsingham, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in E. TF935364
416293.6 ENE Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Round tower. TM285946
416393.6 W Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
416493.6 WSW Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
416593.7 NW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
416693.7 W Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO455203
416793.8 W Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
416893.8 W Garway, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Detached tower. [website] SO455224
416993.8 NNE Croft, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in F. TF509618
417093.8 NNE Mavis Enderby, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TF363665
417193.8 N Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
417293.8 WSW West Cranmore, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST668433
417393.9 ENE Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
417493.9 W Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
417593.9 SSW Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
417693.9 NNE Halton Holegate, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. TF417651
417793.9 NNW Pleasley, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 5, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK504645
417893.9 W Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
417993.9 SSW Niton, Isle of Wight, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SZ505767
418093.9 WSW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
418194 WSW Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
418294 SW Fontmell Magna, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST865169
418394 WNW Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
418494 N North Clifton, Nottinghamshire, S George, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,2♭,3 of 3. SK818712
418594 WNW Willey, Shropshire, S John Div, 5, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in B. Ringing restricted (invitees only). SO672991
418694 NE Costessey, Norfolk, S Edmund (GF;T), 5, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. TG177124
418794.1 NNE Irby in the Marsh, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF468637
418894.1 NW Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
418994.1 ENE Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888
419094.1 NW Gnosall, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (S;T), 8, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with additions). [website] SJ830208
419194.1 N Fiskerton, Lincolnshire, S Clement, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF048719
419294.1 SSW Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Ch of Holy Trinity, 12, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SZ159925
419394.1 WSW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
419494.2 NNE Horncastle, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 16-0-12 (818 kg) in E. Fri. TF258695
419594.2 NNE Spilsby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. TF400660
419694.2 W Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
419794.2 SE Folkestone, Kent, S Mary & S Eanswythe, 8, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TR229358
419894.2 WNW Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
419994.2 NNE Hundleby, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF389665
420094.3 NNE Raithby, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. TF373670