Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5001121.5 NNW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
5002121.5 NE Anwick, Lincolnshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF114506
5003121.5 NNE Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Priory Ch of S Mary & S Cuthbert (T), 8, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop, S Anne. Tue (alt). SK590789
5004121.5 N Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
5005121.5 ENE Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
5006121.5 E Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
5007121.6 SW Kingston, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SX635478
5008121.6 SW Salcombe, Devon, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Fri. SX739391
5009121.6 N Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
5010121.6 E Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
5011121.6 N Stockport, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 10, 23-3-16 (1214 kg) in E♭. [website] SJ897904
5012121.6 NE Gedney, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Tue PN alternates with Sutton St James. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF402243
5013121.6 ENE Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL737713
5014121.7 N Manchester, Greater Manchester, S James, Didsbury (T), 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. SJ846903
5015121.7 NNE Coleby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK975605
5016121.7 SW East Portlemouth, Devon, S Winwalloe Onolaus (GF;T), 6, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F♯. SX748383
5017121.7 SW Plymouth, Devon, S Maurice, Plympton St Maurice, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. SX545557
5018121.7 NNE Elkesley, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK689755
5019121.7 W Bosherston, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Michael, 3, 3-2-16 (185 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,5,6 of 8. SR966948
5020121.8 E 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
5021121.8 E Grain, Kent, S James (GF), 4, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ888767
5022121.8 SW Plymouth, Devon, S Mary BV, Plympton St Mary, 8, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in D. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SX537563
5023121.9 ESE Headcorn, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-0-5 (1069 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] TQ831442
5024121.9 ESE Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
5025121.9 NNW Bromborough, Merseyside, S Barnabas, 8, 23-1-5 (1183 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SJ349822
5026121.9 NNE Shireoaks, Nottinghamshire, S Luke, 6 U/R, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SK553809
5027122 ENE Somerton, Suffolk, S Margaret aka All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,4♯ of 5. [website] TL810530
5028122 ENE Foxearth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul, 8 U/R, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL835447
5029122 ENE Chevington, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL788601
5030122.1 SW Lezant, Cornwall, S Briochus (GF), 6, 7-3-25 (405 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX338790
5031122.1 NNE Eagle, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in A. Wed (by arrangement). SK875672
5032122.1 NNE Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
5033122.1 ENE Rede, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TL804559
5034122.2 SW Yealmpton, Devon, S Bartholomew, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in F♯. SX577517
5035122.2 NNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Michael, Garston, 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ403842
5036122.3 ESE Bodiam, East Sussex, S Giles (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Bodiam; Ewhurst Green. Thu (alt) 19:00. TQ782262
5037122.4 SW Bere Ferrers, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-24 (405 kg) in F♯. SX459634
5038122.4 SW Thurlestone, Devon, All Saints, 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in E. SX673428
5039122.4 WSW Poundstock, Cornwall, S Winwaloe (GF), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SX202994
5040122.4 NE Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in F♯. TF432228
5041122.5 NNE Harmston, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (2nd) & Wed (5th). SK972622
5042122.5 NNE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
5043122.5 E Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
5044122.5 SW South Petherwin, Cornwall, S Paternus, 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. Mon. SX309819
5045122.5 NNE Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
5046122.5 N Bredbury, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SJ931919
5047122.5 ENE Eriswell, Suffolk, S Laurence, 5, 3-0-16 (160 kg) in D. [website] TL723780
5048122.5 ENE Glemsford, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] TL834483
5049122.5 ESE Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
5050122.5 SW Malborough, Devon, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G♯. SX706398