Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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70135.9 NNW Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
70236 E Thorpe Bay, Essex, S Augustine, 8, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in F. Wed. TQ916851
70336 ESE Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
70436.1 NNE Chrishall, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A♭. TL451386
70536.2 ESE Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
70636.2 W Sonning, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Loddon. Thu. [website] SU755755
70736.2 SSE Wadhurst, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ640318
70836.3 SE Goudhurst, Kent, S Mary V (T), 8, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. [website] TQ723378
70936.3 NW Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP965269
71036.3 N Ashwell, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL266397
71136.4 ENE Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
71236.4 SE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
71336.5 NE Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
71436.5 NNW 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
71536.6 S Fletching, East Sussex, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G♯. Fri 20:00. TQ428234
71636.6 SE Kilndown, Kent, Christ Church, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ700351
71736.6 N Royston, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 8 U/R, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TL357406
71836.7 N Heydon, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. TL432399
71936.7 S Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
72036.7 ESE Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
72136.8 SE Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
72236.8 NNW Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
72336.8 NE Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
72436.8 NNE Elmdon, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in G. Mon. TL461396
72536.8 ESE Milton Regis, Kent, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G. Thu (1st: check). [website] TQ908654
72636.9 NE Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
72736.9 WNW Bledlow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F. Mon. SP778021
72836.9 WNW Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SU760964
72936.9 WSW Eversley, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 5-0-12 (259 kg) in C♯. Wed 20:00. [website] SU779609
73036.9 WSW Arborfield, Berkshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU757678
73136.9 N Hinxworth, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TL237403
73236.9 S Bolney, West Sussex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Fri. TQ261226
73337 ESE Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
73437 NNW Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
73537 NW Hulcott, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SP853166
73637.1 SW Chiddingfold, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU959353
73737.1 NNW Westoning, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. TL028327
73837.1 NW Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in F. Wed. SP868190
73937.2 ESE Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael, 8, 19-0-6 (968 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ909636
74037.2 E Little Wakering, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. TQ934883
74137.3 ENE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
74237.3 NW Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 12, 35-1-14 (1797 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. SP919248
74337.3 ESE Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
74437.3 NNW Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
74537.3 NNW Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
74637.3 SSE Mayfield, East Sussex, S Dunstan, 8, 19-2-26 (1002 kg) in E♭. Tue 20:00. TQ586270
74737.3 N Edworth, Bedfordshire, S George (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL222406
74837.4 NW Bierton, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri 20:00. SP836152
74937.5 NNE Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V (S), 12, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL537386
75037.5 SSW Cowfold, West Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ212226