Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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120185 W Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (GF), 5, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. TL046676
120285 NW Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; church also houses bellframe ex Immingham; unringable. TF463882
120385 WSW Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
120485.1 S Great Mongeham, Kent, S Martin (GF), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TR346515
120585.2 WSW Codicote, Hertfordshire, S Giles, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue (confirm first). [website] TL218187
120685.2 SW Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
120785.2 SSW Sheldwich, Kent, S James (T), 8, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] TR011568
120885.2 SSW Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
120985.3 W Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire, S Rumbald (GF), 5, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G♯. TL026862
121085.3 WSW Welwyn, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TL230162
121185.3 WSW Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
121285.3 SW Dagenham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. TQ500845
121385.4 W Hargrave, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2,3,4,6 of 12. TL036706
121485.4 WNW Tattershall, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston; long draught c. 65ft of rope. Mon (3rd). [website] TF211575
121585.4 WNW Heckington, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in D. Tue. TF142441
121685.4 WSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
121785.4 WSW Pirton, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 5, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TL147316
121885.4 W Pilton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TL024845
121985.4 W Glapthorn, Northamptonshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] TL024902
122085.4 WNW Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in F. TF053165
122185.5 WSW St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed 20:00. [website] TL192222
122285.6 NW Haltham, Lincolnshire, S Benedict (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Unringable; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF246638
122385.6 WNW Edenham, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 10, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in F. Thu. TF062218
122485.6 SW Rainham, Greater London, S Helen & S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TQ520822
122585.6 W Achurch, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 4, 5-0-5 (256 kg) in C. 3rd (5-1-6) is heavier than tenor. TL021831
122685.7 WSW Essendon, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TL273087
122785.7 WNW Aslackby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; not well in tune. TF085303
122885.7 W Shelton, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. TL033688
122985.7 W Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-3-22 (912 kg) in E. TL021798
123085.7 W Stamford, Lincolnshire, S George, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. TF031070
123185.7 W Stamford Baron, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Tue. TF031067
123285.7 W Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. TL051584
123385.8 WNW Ryhall, Rutland, S John Ev (T), 6, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in F. TF036108
123485.8 W Stamford, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. TF030070
123585.8 SW Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
123685.8 SSW Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
123785.8 S Walmer, Kent, S Mary, 8, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E♭. Mon (by arrangement). [website] TR371501
123885.9 SSW Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
123985.9 SSW Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
124085.9 W Stamford, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 4, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. TF029070
124185.9 W Riseley, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-26 (685 kg) in F. Thu. TL039630
124285.9 W Stamford, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F♯. TF028071
124386 WNW Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-4 (218 kg) in C♯. TF069270
124486.2 WSW Shillington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 5, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E♭. TL123339
124586.2 SSW Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
124686.2 SSW Eastling, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ965565
124786.3 NW Great Carlton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in A♭. TF408855
124886.3 SSW Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
124986.3 WSW Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, S Giles (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ringing prohibited. TL112359
125086.3 W Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 4, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. TL028653