Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Wenhaston, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TM424754
21.6 E Blythburgh, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. [website] TM450753
31.9 WSW Bramfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Detached tower; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM398737
42.7 WNW Halesworth, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 18-0-25 (926 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM385773
53.1 N Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
63.4 S Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
73.5 NE Wangford, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM466791
83.9 NNE Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
94.3 NW Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
104.3 WNW Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
114.4 SSW Yoxford, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TM394689
124.5 ENE Reydon, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF;T), 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TM490781
134.6 W Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
144.7 S Middleton, Suffolk, Holy Trinity, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TM429677
155.1 SW Sibton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] TM367695
165.2 E Southwold, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (T), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TM507763
175.2 NE 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
185.5 W Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
195.7 SW 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
205.9 WSW Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
215.9 S Theberton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 6-2-9 (334 kg) in B♭. Round tower. [website] TM437659
226.2 NE Wrentham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM488830
236.3 NW Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
246.7 SSW Kelsale, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. [website] TM387651
256.8 W Cratfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM313748
267.2 WNW St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
277.3 ENE Covehithe, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM522818
287.5 SSW Carlton, Suffolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TM382640
297.7 NW Ilketshall St Margaret, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable; round tower. TM349852
307.9 NNW 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
318 SSW Saxmundham, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. [website] TM388629
328.1 S Leiston, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 20-2-2 (1042 kg) in E. [website] TM438624
338.1 W 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
348.2 SW Rendham, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Fri 18:00. [website] TM349644
358.2 N Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
368.6 WSW Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
378.6 SW Sweffling, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st). [website] TM347638
388.6 WNW Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
398.6 NW St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
409 N Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
419 SSW Benhall, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] TM371618
429.1 N Worlingham, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in G. [website] TM444898
439.3 NE Kessingland, Suffolk, S Edmund, 6, 13-0-9 (665 kg) in F. Thu. TM527862
449.3 N 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
459.5 NW St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
469.8 NNW Mettingham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in G♯. Bells in store; unringable; round tower. [website] TM362899
4710 SW Great Glemham, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] TM339616
4810.2 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
4910.3 WSW Dennington, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM281669
5010.3 NNW Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888