Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Eyke, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-3 of 5; former 4/5 and 5/5 of ring now missing. TM317517
21.2 WNW Ufford, Suffolk, Assumption of BVM, 8, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM298521
32.2 WSW Melton, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM283506
42.3 NNW Pettistree, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 7-3-13 (400 kg) in A♭. 5th (8-3-13) is heavier than tenor. Wed. [website] TM298549
52.7 NNW Wickham Market, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in F♯. [website] TM302557
62.7 NNE Campsea Ashe, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (4th) & Sat 09:00. [website] TM329558
73.1 WNW Bredfield, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-9 (588 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TM268530
83.3 WSW Woodbridge, Suffolk, S Mary V, 8, 25-0-26 (1282 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TM270490
93.6 NE Tunstall, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TM363551
104.1 NE Blaxhall, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 6, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. [website] TM356569
114.1 N Marlesford, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (2nd). [website] TM323583
124.2 W Hasketon, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A♭. Round tower. Wed. [website] TM250504
134.2 N Hacheston, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (1st). [website] TM311585
144.7 NNE Little Glemham, Suffolk, S Andrew, 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. [website] TM346587
154.9 NNW Easton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] TM282587
165.1 SSE Hollesley, Suffolk, All Saints (S), 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. Fri. TM353443
175.5 N Parham, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (3rd, 5th). [website] TM309605
185.8 W Burgh, Suffolk, S Botolph (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM223522
195.8 W Grundisburgh, Suffolk, S Mary V, 12, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TM223510
206 W Clopton, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in F♯. [website] TM221525
216.3 NNE Great Glemham, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] TM339616
226.4 NNW Kettleburgh, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-11 (373 kg) in A. [website] TM264606
236.4 NW Monewden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. [website] TM238585
246.6 ESE Orford, Suffolk, S Bartholomew, 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. [website] TM422499
256.6 ENE Iken, Suffolk, S Botolph, 5, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. [website] TM411566
266.8 NW Brandeston, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A♭. [website] TM247603
277.2 NNE Benhall, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] TM371618
287.3 WNW Otley, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TM203549
297.6 NNW Framlingham, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM285635
307.8 NNE Sweffling, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st). [website] TM347638
317.8 NW Cretingham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A. [website] TM227605
328 SSW Falkenham, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in B. Thu. [website] TM293390
338 WSW Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TM191484
348.2 NNE Rendham, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Fri 18:00. [website] TM349644
358.3 WSW Rushmere St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TM196460
368.3 NE Saxmundham, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. [website] TM388629
378.5 W Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
388.6 NNE Carlton, Suffolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TM382640
398.7 WNW Helmingham, Suffolk, S Mary (S), 8, 17-3-16 (909 kg) in D. Fri (3rd). [website] TM190576
408.8 NNW Earl Soham, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in F♯. [website] TM236632
418.8 NW Framsden, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM200597
429.1 WSW Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476
439.3 WNW Ashbocking, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. [website] TM169545
449.4 NNE Kelsale, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. [website] TM387651
459.6 ENE Aldeburgh, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] TM463568
469.7 N Dennington, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM281669
479.8 W Henley, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TM158513
4810.1 NE Leiston, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 20-2-2 (1042 kg) in E. [website] TM438624
4910.3 WSW Ipswich, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TM166448
5010.3 WSW Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. [website] TM168442