Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wangford, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TM466791
21.6 ESE Reydon, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF;T), 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TM490781
31.8 NNE 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
42.5 NW Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
52.5 SSW Blythburgh, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. [website] TM450753
62.8 WNW Westhall, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F♯. [website] TM423804
72.8 NNE Wrentham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM488830
83.1 SE Southwold, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (T), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TM507763
93.4 SW Wenhaston, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TM424754
103.9 ENE Covehithe, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM522818
115.1 W Halesworth, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 18-0-25 (926 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TM385773
125.3 SW Bramfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Detached tower; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM398737
135.9 NE Kessingland, Suffolk, S Edmund, 6, 13-0-9 (665 kg) in F. Thu. TM527862
146.2 W Wissett, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Round tower. [website] TM365792
156.3 SSW Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
166.7 W Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
176.8 N Worlingham, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in G. [website] TM444898
187 NNW Ringsfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 4, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in D. 3rd (2-3-9) is heavier than tenor. [website] TM403884
197.4 NNE Carlton Colville, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F. TM509901
207.4 SSW Middleton, Suffolk, Holy Trinity, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TM429677
217.4 NW 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
227.6 NNW 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
237.6 WSW Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
247.6 WNW Rumburgh, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels & S Felix (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in A. [website] TM346818
257.7 SW Yoxford, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TM394689
267.8 NNW Barsham, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. Round tower. Tue 19:00. [website] TM396896
278.2 WNW Ilketshall St Margaret, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable; round tower. TM349852
288.4 SSW Theberton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 6-2-9 (334 kg) in B♭. Round tower. [website] TM437659
298.4 NE Pakefield, Suffolk, All Saints & S Margaret (GF), 8, 8-3-4 (446 kg) in G. [website] TM538904
308.5 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
318.6 WSW Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
328.9 N Aldeby, Norfolk, S Mary, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Not well in tune. TM450933
339 WNW St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
349.2 WSW Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
359.2 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
369.3 NW Mettingham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in G♯. Bells in store; unringable; round tower. [website] TM362899
379.4 NNE Oulton, Suffolk, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed. TM510935
389.8 WSW Cratfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM313748
399.9 WNW St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
409.9 SSW Kelsale, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. [website] TM387651
4110.4 NW Bungay, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. Mon (2nd). [website] TM336897
4210.4 SSW Leiston, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 20-2-2 (1042 kg) in E. [website] TM438624
4310.5 NNE Lowestoft, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F♯. Mon. TM541941
4410.5 NNW Stockton, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TM387941
4510.6 NW Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888
4610.7 W Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
4710.7 SSW Carlton, Suffolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TM382640
4810.8 WNW St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
4911 NNW Kirby Cane, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; round tower. TM373941
5011.1 SSW Saxmundham, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. [website] TM388629