Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
20.8 SSE Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
31.7 ENE 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
41.8 SW 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
52.1 W Mettingham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in G♯. Bells in store; unringable; round tower. [website] TM362899
62.9 N Stockton, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TM387941
73 E Worlingham, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in G. [website] TM444898
83.2 NNW Kirby Cane, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; round tower. TM373941
93.7 W Bungay, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. Mon (2nd). [website] TM336897
103.8 NW Broome, Norfolk, S Michael (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. TM346931
113.9 SW Ilketshall St Margaret, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable; round tower. TM349852
124.1 ENE Aldeby, Norfolk, S Mary, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Not well in tune. TM450933
134.2 N Raveningham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Round tower. TM397963
144.4 W Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888
154.4 WNW Ditchingham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 3rd, 4th). TM329922
165.3 NNE Haddiscoe, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in A♭. Round tower. TM439968
175.6 NNE Thurlton, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM417982
185.6 SSE Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
195.7 N Norton Subcourse, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in G. Round tower. Fri (exc last). TM407986
205.7 SW Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
215.9 SSE Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
226 NNW Loddon, Norfolk, Holy Trinity (GF;S), 8, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in F♯. Tue. TM363987
236.2 WSW St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
246.7 SSW Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
256.8 WSW St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
266.8 NW Mundham, Norfolk, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. TM324980
276.9 SW St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
286.9 N Hardley, Norfolk, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable; round tower. TG385007
297 NW Seething, Norfolk, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TM319979
307.1 SE Wrentham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM488830
317.1 E Carlton Colville, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F. TM509901
327.1 SE 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
337.3 WNW Bedingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TM284934
347.3 WSW Homersfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM285854
357.5 NNW Langley, Norfolk, S Michael, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable. TG354009
367.5 ENE Oulton, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed. TM510935
377.5 WNW Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Round tower. TM285946
387.6 S Halesworth, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 18-0-25 (926 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM385773
397.6 NE Somerleyton, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TM492972
407.7 SSW Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
417.8 SSE Wangford, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM466791
427.9 W Alburgh, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Mon (4th). TM270872
438.2 NNE Reedham, Norfolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. TG427024
448.3 NW Bergh Apton, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G. TM310998
458.3 WNW Topcroft, Norfolk, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. TM265928
468.4 ESE Kessingland, Suffolk, S Edmund, 6, 13-0-9 (665 kg) in F. Thu. TM527862
478.5 SW Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
488.6 NNW Carleton St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. TG339022
498.8 WSW Redenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (T), 8, 22-2-20 (1152 kg) in D. Thu. TM263843
508.8 NW Brooke, Norfolk, S Peter, 6, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. Thu. TM293995