Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
21.7 ENE Cudham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions) 20:15. [website] TQ444599
31.9 NNE Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
43.5 SSE Westerham, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 23-0-17 (1176 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ447540
53.6 NNE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
63.6 SSW Limpsfield, Surrey, S Peter (T), 6, 14-3-16 (757 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:15. [website] TQ405532
73.7 SE Brasted, Kent, S Martin (S;T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♭. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] TQ468554
84.1 SSW Oxted, Surrey, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] TQ390529
94.1 NNW West Wickham, Greater London, S John Bapt, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TQ388648
104.3 NW Addington, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ370639
114.4 ESE Chevening, Kent, S Botolph (T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] TQ489577
124.4 S Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ426518
134.7 N Hayes, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TQ405663
144.8 ESE Sundridge, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ486549
154.9 NE Chelsfield, Greater London, S Martin of Tours (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TQ479640
165.2 WSW Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553
175.5 SSW Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
185.6 WSW Caterham, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Fri. [website] TQ336553
195.6 N Bromley Common, Greater London, S Luke, 8, 15-1-8 (778 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ414679
205.8 W Kenley, Greater London, All Saints (GF), 3, 5-1-20 (276 kg) in D♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). TQ325598
216 SW Godstone, Surrey, S Nicholas (T), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ357515
226.3 N Bickley, Greater London, S George (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ426690
236.5 N Bromley, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ401692
246.6 W Coulsdon, Greater London, S John, 5, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ312582
256.6 ENE Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
266.7 WNW Croydon, Greater London, S Peter, South Croydon, 12, 30-0-20 (1533 kg) in D. Mon (see tower website). [website] TQ326644
276.7 NNE St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
286.8 E Otford, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ528593
297 NNE Chislehurst, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF;T), 8, 15-2-19 (796 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ444699
307.2 NNE St Paul's Cray, Greater London, His Royal Majesty House, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Former church of S Paulinus (Anglican) (until 2002); derelict; unringable. [website] TQ473690
317.2 NNW Beckenham, Greater London, S George (T), 10, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ374696
327.3 SSW Crowhurst, Surrey, S George (GF), 3, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in D. No stays or sliders. TQ390474
337.4 NW Croydon, Greater London, Minster Ch of S John Bapt, 12, 36-3-18 (1875 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ319654
347.5 ESE Sevenoaks, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ531543
357.6 N Chislehurst, Greater London, Annunciation BVM, 8, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TQ438709
367.6 SW Bletchingley, Surrey, S Mary (GF;S;T), 10, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ327508
378.1 S Edenbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ444461
388.2 E Seal, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in G. [website] TQ550569
398.2 NNW Penge, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ353704
408.3 NNE Sidcup, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] TQ464715
418.4 SW Nutfield, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ309508
428.5 NNE Foots Cray, Greater London, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 3-1-27 (177 kg) in E. Rung from nave. Wed. [website] TQ475712
438.5 E Kemsing, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 4-1-5 (218 kg) in D. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ555587
448.5 W Chipstead, Surrey, S Margaret of Antioch (GF;T), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ283564
458.6 ENE Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
468.6 WSW Merstham, Surrey, S Katharine (GF), 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ290538
478.6 WNW Beddington, Greater London, S Mary (T), 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E♭. Thu (see tower website). [website] TQ295652
489.3 WNW Carshalton, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ279644
499.4 ENE Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
509.4 SSE Hever, Kent, S Peter, 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ476448