Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
21 SSW Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
31.7 SE Halesworth, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 18-0-25 (926 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM385773
42 NNW Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
52.6 SSW Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
62.9 WNW St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
73.5 SSW Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
83.7 E Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
93.9 NNW Ilketshall St Margaret, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable; round tower. TM349852
104 SSE Bramfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Detached tower; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM398737
114.2 SW Cratfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM313748
124.3 NW St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
134.4 SE Wenhaston, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TM424754
144.4 WNW Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
154.6 ENE Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
164.6 SSW Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
175.1 NNE Ilketshall St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM379872
185.1 NW St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
195.8 ESE Blythburgh, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. [website] TM450753
206 SW Laxfield, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 15-1-9 (779 kg) in E. Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. [website] TM296724
216 S Sibton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] TM367695
226.2 NNE Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
236.2 S Peasenhall, Suffolk, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-2-10 (538 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] TM355692
246.3 NW Homersfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM285854
256.3 E Wangford, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM466791
266.4 WNW Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
276.4 NNW Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888
286.5 W Fressingfield, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-20 (873 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM261774
296.6 SSE Yoxford, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TM394689
306.7 N Mettingham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in G♯. Bells in store; unringable; round tower. [website] TM362899
316.7 SSE Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
326.8 NNE Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
336.8 NNW Bungay, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. Mon (2nd). [website] TM336897
347 WNW Redenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (T), 8, 22-2-20 (1152 kg) in D. Thu. TM263843
357.2 E Frostenden, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 2,4,5 of 8. TM479817
367.7 SSW Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
377.7 NW Alburgh, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Mon (4th). TM270872
387.7 W Weybread, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A♭. Round tower. [website] TM240801
397.8 NNE Beccles, Suffolk, The Bell Tower, 10, 25-1-25 (1294 kg) in D♭. Former detached tower of (extant) ch of S Michael Arch. Wed. [website] TM421904
407.8 E Reydon, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF;T), 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TM490781
418 ENE Wrentham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM488830
428.1 SSE Middleton, Suffolk, Holy Trinity, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TM429677
438.2 NE Worlingham, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in G. [website] TM444898
448.4 NNW Ditchingham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 3rd, 4th). TM329922
458.5 W Wingfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM229768
468.7 WNW Starston, Norfolk, S Margaret, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. TM234843
478.7 N Broome, Norfolk, S Michael (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. TM346931
488.8 S Kelsale, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. [website] TM387651
498.9 WSW Wilby, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. [website] TM241720
508.9 WSW Stradbroke, Suffolk, All Saints, 10, 20-1-10 (1033 kg) in E♭. Tue (3rd). [website] TM231739