Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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315185.5 ENE East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
315285.5 NNW Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
315385.6 NW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
315485.6 WSW Beer Hackett, Dorset, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,1,2 of 4. ST599117
315585.6 E Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
315685.6 E Preston, Kent, S Mildred (GF), 6, 7-3-21 (403 kg) in G. PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. Tue (alt: check). [website] TR243604
315785.7 N Edith Weston, Rutland, S Mary, 6, 7-0-13 (362 kg) in A. SK927053
315885.7 N Easton on the Hill, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-16 (566 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. [website] TF010047
315985.7 ENE Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
316085.7 WSW Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
316185.7 ENE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
316285.7 NW 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
316385.7 N Thurnby, Leicestershire, S Luke, 8, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in E. SK647039
316485.7 NNW Shustoke, Warwickshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Tue. [website] SP242909
316585.8 ENE Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
316685.8 WSW Charlton Adam, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Mackrell. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST535286
316785.8 N Brooke, Rutland, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in A. SK849057
316885.8 WSW Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
316985.9 NE Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
317085.9 NNW Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
317185.9 WNW Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO597240
317285.9 WSW Kingweston, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST525313
317385.9 NNE Paston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TF180022
317485.9 N Ufford, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G♯. [website] TF093040
317585.9 W Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
317686 NNE Littleport, Cambridgeshire, S George, 8 U/R, 18-2-5 (942 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] TL565869
317786 NW Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
317886 WNW Staunton, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in G. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; rung from chancel. Thu (1st). [website] SO550126
317986 NE Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491
318086.1 WSW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
318186.1 N Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. Practices currently in abeyance. SK743056
318286.1 WSW Yeovilton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Building owned by Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Restoration Trust. Wed (1st). [website] ST546230
318386.1 WNW Goodrich, Herefordshire, S Giles, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. [website] SO572190
318486.2 NNW Braunstone, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 3, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in E. SK555028
318586.2 WSW Yetminster, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST594106
318686.2 WSW Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Adam; anticlockwise; county books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST528283
318786.3 NNW Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. SK453003
318886.3 W Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
318986.3 NNW Peckleton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. SK470008
319086.3 W Glastonbury, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. [website] ST499390
319186.3 NNE March, Cambridgeshire, S Wendreda, 6, 15-2-18 (796 kg) in E. Mon (exc Aug). [website] TL415952
319286.3 NW Bosbury, Herefordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in E. Detached tower. Wed. [website] SO695434
319386.4 N Braunston, Rutland, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G. Wed (alt). SK832065
319486.4 WSW Chetnole, Dorset, S Peter, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST602081
319586.4 N Barnack, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G♯. Thu (2nd). [website] TF079050
319686.4 NE Bradfield St George, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,4-7 of 8. [website] TL907599
319786.4 NNW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Edburgha, Yardley, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SP134863
319886.5 W Glastonbury, Somerset, S Benedict (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST497388
319986.5 W Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
320086.5 NNW Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971