Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 East Raynham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TF879255
22.8 ESE Whissonsett, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. TF919233
32.9 SSE Tittleshall, Norfolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Unringable. TF894211
43.6 NE Fakenham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Thu (2nd, 4th). TF919296
53.6 WNW East Rudham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed. TF827282
63.9 WNW West Rudham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TF819276
74.2 NNE Sculthorpe, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in B♭. TF899319
84.5 SSE Mileham, Norfolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. TF921195
94.8 SE Stanfield, Norfolk, S Margaret, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF939207
104.9 S Litcham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Tue. TF886176
115.2 WSW Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
125.2 E Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, S Andrew (S), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Round tower. Tue & Thu. [website] TF961272
135.4 W Little Massingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TF792241
145.6 W Harpley, Norfolk, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. TF788260
156.7 NNE Houghton St Giles, Norfolk, S Giles, 3, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. TF923353
166.8 N South Creake, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : treble; derelict; unringable. TF855362
177.2 ESE North Elmham, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F. TF988215
187.3 SE Beetley, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D. Wed. TF973185
197.6 SSW Castle Acre, Norfolk, S James, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. PN shared with Swaffham. Fri (last). TF815150
207.7 NNE Little Walsingham, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in E. TF935364
217.7 N North Creake, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF853377
227.9 SE Gressenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 10, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TF959155
238 NW Great Bircham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 5, 9-0-17 (465 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu 19:00. [website] TF770325
248.9 SSW Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
259.4 NE Hindringham, Norfolk, S Martin, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. TF984364
269.5 SSE Scarning, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. [website] TF953122
279.8 NNE Wighton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st). TF940399
289.8 S Necton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. TF878097
2910 W Grimston, Norfolk, S Botolph (T), 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Wed. TF721218
3010.1 ESE Swanton Morley, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TG019173
3110.1 SE East Dereham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S), 8, 22-3-21 (1165 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. TF987132
3210.2 ESE Foxley, Norfolk, S Thomas (GF), 6, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in A. Wed. TG039217
3310.7 NE Bale, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. TG010367
3410.9 SSW Swaffham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in E. Fri (monthly: check). TF820089
3511.2 S Holme Hale, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed. TF887075
3611.2 NNE Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in F♯. Tue. TF918431
3711.2 N Holkham, Norfolk, S Withburga, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. TF878436
3811.9 WNW Dersingham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. TF692303
3912 ESE Elsing, Norfolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable. TG051165
4012.1 SE Yaxham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Round tower. TG007107
4112.3 SSE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
4212.4 ESE Sparham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TG070196
4312.6 NE Langham, Norfolk, S Andrew & S Mary, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable. TG007412
4412.7 NW Sedgeford, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; round tower. TF707364
4512.7 ESE Lyng, Norfolk, S Margaret, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri. TG068178
4613.2 S Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
4713.8 E Reepham, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, Whitwell (T), 8, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. TG100228
4814 SE Mattishall, Norfolk, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. TG053110
4914.3 E Salle, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. TG110248
5014.4 SE Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073