Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Ipswich, Suffolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TM163444
20.1 SW Ipswich, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM161442
30.1 NNE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 5, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; The oldest ring of five. [website] TM163445
40.2 WNW Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Elms (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3,4,5. [website] TM160445
50.2 NNE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary le Tower, 12, 34-3-6 (1768 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] TM164446
60.2 SSE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TM165440
70.3 NE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TM166448
80.4 ESE Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. [website] TM168442
90.4 NW Ipswich, Suffolk, S Matthew (T), 6, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. [website] TM158447
102.1 NNE Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476
112.3 ENE Rushmere St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TM196460
122.4 WNW Sproughton, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-25 (443 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM125450
132.5 WNW Bramford, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in G. [website] TM127462
143.1 NE Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TM191484
153.2 WSW Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
164 SSE Woolverstone, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. TM190385
174.2 NNE Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
184.3 N Henley, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TM158513
194.4 NNW Barham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-3-20 (606 kg) in G♯. TM136509
204.7 W Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
214.8 SSW Tattingstone, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. Mon 19:00. [website] TM135371
225.2 S Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
235.6 NE Grundisburgh, Suffolk, S Mary V, 12, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TM223510
245.8 NW Baylham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM102515
256 SSE Harkstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM193352
266.2 NE Burgh, Suffolk, S Botolph (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM223522
276.2 S Stutton, Suffolk, S Peter (S;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] TM161344
286.2 NE Clopton, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in F♯. [website] TM221525
296.3 N Ashbocking, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. [website] TM169545
306.3 NNW Coddenham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TM132541
316.6 ENE Hasketon, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A♭. Round tower. Wed. [website] TM250504
326.7 WNW Elmsett, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 5, 3-0-24 (163 kg) in F. Wed (not always: check). [website] TM058471
336.8 WNW Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
347 NNE Otley, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TM203549
357.3 ENE Woodbridge, Suffolk, S Mary V, 8, 25-0-26 (1282 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TM270490
367.8 NW Barking, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TM076535
378.4 NNE Helmingham, Suffolk, S Mary (S), 8, 17-3-16 (909 kg) in D. Fri (3rd). [website] TM190576
388.4 SSW Mistley, Essex, S Mary & S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TM113317
398.4 ENE Melton, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM283506
408.4 SW 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
418.4 NE Bredfield, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-9 (588 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TM268530
428.6 W Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
438.7 ESE Falkenham, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in B. Thu. [website] TM293390
449 WSW Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
459.2 SW Stratford St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 16-2-0 (838 kg) in F. [website] TM052346
469.2 SSW Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
479.5 SE Harwich, Essex, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in G. TM261325
489.6 N Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, S Mary & S Lambert, 10, 23-0-18 (1177 kg) in E♭. [website] TM133595
499.6 SW Dedham, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 6th; unringable; tower unsafe. TM057331
509.6 NNW Earl Stonham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♯. [website] TM107588