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10 Byfleet, Surrey, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. TQ062604
22.4 S Ockham, Surrey, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Thu. TQ066565
32.8 NNE Weybridge, Surrey, S James, 8, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F. Thu. TQ072647
42.9 E Cobham, Surrey, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ107597
53.2 NW Ottershaw, Surrey, Christ Church, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Wed. TQ020634
63.4 SW Woking, Surrey, S Peter, Old Woking (T), 8, 17-0-18 (872 kg) in E. Wed. TQ020568
73.4 NE Oatlands Park, Surrey, S Mary, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. TQ095648
83.9 NE Hersham, Surrey, S Peter (T), 8, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G♯. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible from porch. Tue. TQ113640
94 NNE Shepperton, Surrey, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. TQ076665
104.1 W Horsell, Surrey, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SU997591
114.3 NNW Chertsey, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in E. Manual curfew rung: Mon-Fri at 20:00 Michaelmas to Lady Day. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ041669
124.3 ESE Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey, S Mary, 6, 3-3-11 (195 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ129584
134.5 NE Walton on Thames, Surrey, S Mary, 8, 21-2-7 (1095 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TQ101665
144.6 SW Send, Surrey, S Mary V, 6, 10-3-5 (548 kg) in A♭. Wed. TQ018543
155.1 SSE West Horsley, Surrey, S Mary, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ088526
165.1 SSE East Horsley, Surrey, S Martin (GF), 4 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,3♭,4 of 4. TQ095528
175.4 S East Clandon, Surrey, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 3, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ060517
185.4 ENE Esher, Surrey, Christ Church (T), 8, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] TQ137647
195.5 W Chobham, Surrey, S Lawrence, 8, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. Mon. SU973617
205.7 NNE Sunbury on Thames, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 14-2-4 (738 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ106685
215.8 SSW West Clandon, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in E. Thu. TQ044512
226.2 ESE Fetcham, Surrey, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. TQ149556
236.4 SSW Merrow, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 13-1-23 (684 kg) in F. Tue. TQ028506
246.8 NNW Staines upon Thames, Surrey, S Peter, 8, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ037709
256.9 N Ashford, Surrey, S Matthew, 5, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B♭. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. Thu. TQ072715
267 SW Worplesdon, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in E♭. Fri. SU972535
277 NE East Molesey, Surrey, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ146679
287 ESE Leatherhead, Surrey, S Mary & S Nicholas, 10, 19-0-12 (971 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ167561
297.2 SW Stoke next Guildford, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. Mon. SU998507
307.4 NNW Staines upon Thames, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 16-3-1 (851 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ030718
317.5 NE Hampton, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ140695
327.5 NNW Egham, Surrey, S John Bapt (T), 10, 16-3-26 (863 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ012713
337.5 ENE Thames Ditton, Surrey, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ160672
347.7 NNE Feltham, Greater London, S Dunstan, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TQ098722
357.8 SSW Guildford, Surrey, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-3-8 (1210 kg) in E♭. Wed. SU998494
367.9 S Shere, Surrey, S James, 8, 15-2-8 (791 kg) in E. Thu. TQ074477
377.9 WSW Pirbright, Surrey, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SU942559
388 S Albury, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 15-2-10 (792 kg) in F. Mon. TQ050476
398 SSW Guildford, Surrey, S Mary, 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SU996493
408 SW Guildford, Surrey, Cath Ch of Holy Spirit, 12, 30-1-10 (1541 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Tue 20:00. SU985500
418 SSW Guildford, Surrey, S Nicolas, 10, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. SU994493
428.1 SE Ranmore, Surrey, S Barnabas (T), 8, 19-2-21 (1000 kg) in E. [website] TQ145504
438.2 ESE Ashtead, Surrey, S Giles (T), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ192580
448.3 E Epsom, Surrey, Christ Church, Epsom Common, 8, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ195609
458.4 N East Bedfont, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. TQ084736
468.5 N Stanwell, Surrey, S Mary BV, 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in G. Thu. TQ057741
478.7 SSW Shalford, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-2-8 (689 kg) in F. Mon. SU999478
489.1 NE Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, All Saints, 12, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ179693
499.1 NW Sunninghill, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in D♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU939686
509.2 NNW Wraysbury, Berkshire, S Andrew, 8, 9-2-26 (494 kg) in G. Wed. TQ001739