Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Litcham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Tue. TF886176
22.3 NNE Tittleshall, Norfolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Unringable. TF894211
32.5 ENE Mileham, Norfolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. TF921195
43.8 ENE Stanfield, Norfolk, S Margaret, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF939207
54.1 NNE Whissonsett, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. TF919233
64.4 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
74.6 WSW Castle Acre, Norfolk, S James, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. PN shared with Swaffham. Fri (last). TF815150
84.7 ESE Gressenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 10, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TF959155
94.9 S Necton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. TF878097
104.9 N East Raynham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TF879255
115.4 SE Scarning, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. [website] TF953122
125.5 E Beetley, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D. Wed. TF973185
136.3 S Holme Hale, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed. TF887075
146.4 WNW Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
156.7 SW Swaffham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in E. Fri (monthly: check). TF820089
166.8 ENE North Elmham, Norfolk, S Mary, 8, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F. TF988215
176.8 ESE East Dereham, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S), 8, 22-3-21 (1165 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. TF987132
187.1 NW Little Massingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TF792241
197.5 NNW West Rudham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TF819276
207.6 NNW East Rudham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed. TF827282
217.6 NE Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, S Andrew (S), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Round tower. Tue & Thu. [website] TF961272
227.8 SSE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
237.8 NNE Fakenham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Thu (2nd, 4th). TF919296
248 NW Harpley, Norfolk, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. TF788260
258.3 E Swanton Morley, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TG019173
268.3 S Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
278.6 ESE Yaxham, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Round tower. TG007107
288.9 N Sculthorpe, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in B♭. TF899319
299.7 S Saham Toney, Norfolk, S George (T), 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. TF899020
309.8 ENE Foxley, Norfolk, S Thomas (GF), 6, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in A. Wed. TG039217
3110.1 SSW Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
3210.3 E Elsing, Norfolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable. TG051165
3310.3 SSE Carbrooke, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. TF949022
3410.5 WNW Grimston, Norfolk, S Botolph (T), 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Wed. TF721218
3510.6 S Watton, Norfolk, S Mary (T), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Round tower. Fri. TF921009
3610.6 SE Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073
3711 SE Reymerston, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-2-7 (283 kg) in A. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (exc 1st). TG020060
3811.1 ESE Mattishall, Norfolk, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. TG053110
3911.3 NNE Houghton St Giles, Norfolk, S Giles, 3, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. TF923353
4011.3 E Lyng, Norfolk, S Margaret, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri. TG068178
4111.5 E Sparham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TG070196
4211.5 SSW Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
4311.6 SSE Scoulton, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF972009
4411.7 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
4511.7 NW Great Bircham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 5, 9-0-17 (465 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu 19:00. [website] TF770325
4611.9 SSE Griston, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. TL942993
4712.1 WSW Marham, Norfolk, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF708097
4812.1 NNE Little Walsingham, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in E. TF935364
4912.3 S Merton, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TL911980
5012.3 SW Gooderstone, Norfolk, S George, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TF762021