Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5501204.4 NNE Queensbury, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 14-0-19 (720 kg) in F. Thu (not always: check). SE100300
5502204.4 NNE Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, S John Ev (T), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in A♭. SE192253
5503204.5 NNE Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. SE485079
5504204.6 ENE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
5505204.6 NNE Ossett, West Yorkshire, Holy & Undivided Trinity, 15, 27-1-25 (1396 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Thu. SE276211
5506204.6 NNE Colne, Lancashire, S Bartholomew, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Wed (alt). SD888401
5507204.6 ENE Littleport, Cambridgeshire, S George, 8 U/R, 18-2-5 (942 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] TL565869
5508204.7 E Rodmersham, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ925618
5509204.7 NNE Thurnham, Lancashire, S Thomas & S Elizabeth (RC), 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in A. Unringable. SD465543
5510204.7 NNE Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
5511204.9 NNE Brodsworth, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 4-1-0 (216 kg) in C. Unringable. SE506072
5512204.9 ENE Castle Hedingham, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-1-21 (581 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. PN: check with contact. TL784356
5513204.9 NE Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
5514205 E Stone in Oxney, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TQ940273
5515205 E Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
5516205 NNE South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. Wed. SE452110
5517205 NNE Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE030346
5518205.1 ENE Cowlinge, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] TL718549
5519205.2 NNE Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
5520205.2 NE Wigtoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF262362
5521205.2 NE Marton, Lincolnshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK839817
5522205.2 NE Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK735906
5523205.3 E Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
5524205.3 E Tonge, Kent, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. [website] TQ934640
5525205.3 NNE Batley, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 10-1-14 (527 kg) in F♯. Fri 20:00. SE241244
5526205.3 NNE Hemsworth, West Yorkshire, S Helen, 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Mon. SE428132
5527205.4 NNE Bradford, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, Low Moor, 8 U/R, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F. Unringable. SE160289
5528205.4 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Basil Gt & S Paisios of the Holy Mountain (Gk Orth) (T), 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Botolph by Bargate (Anglican) (until 2018); Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. [website] SK972698
5529205.5 NE Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S George, 8, 29-2-17 (1506 kg) in C♯. Sat 10:00. SE574035
5530205.5 NE Swineshead, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Kirnberger III temperament tuning. TF237401
5531205.5 ENE Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unsuitable for inexperienced ringers. [website] TL663697
5532205.5 NE Blankney, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (2nd). [website] TF068600
5533205.5 ENE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
5534205.5 NE Sutton St James, Lincolnshire, S James (T), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. Tue PN alternates with Gedney; detached tower. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF396183
5535205.5 ENE Elm, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 6, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F♯. [website] TF469068
5536205.5 ENE Canewdon, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 10, 17-2-23 (899 kg) in E. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r). Wed 19:00. TQ896945
5537205.5 NE Misson, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Thu. SK690949
5538205.5 ENE Isleham, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Tuning: 2-7 of 12. Fri. [website] TL643744
5539205.6 NNE Birstall, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 22-1-3 (1132 kg) in E♭. SE218261
5540205.7 E Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
5541205.7 ENE Leverington, Cambridgeshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in F. Wed (2nd). [website] TF444114
5542205.7 NE Gate Burton, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Steel bells; the ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SK838828
5543205.7 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
5544205.8 E Thorpe Bay, Essex, S Augustine, 8, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in F. Wed. TQ916851
5545205.8 NE Bole, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK792871
5546205.8 NE Holbeach, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in E♭. Tue 10:30. TF358247
5547205.8 ENE Halstead, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed. TL815306
5548205.9 ENE Greenstead Green, Essex, S James Ap, 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TL822284
5549205.9 NE Saundby, Nottinghamshire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 5, 5-1-25 (278 kg) in B♭. Church also houses bellframes ex Morton, Kinoulton, Rempstone; No mains electricity. SK785879
5550206 E Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494