Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Otford, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ528593
21.5 NNW Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
31.8 ESE Kemsing, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 4-1-5 (218 kg) in D. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ555587
42 SE Seal, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in G. [website] TQ550569
52.6 WSW Chevening, Kent, S Botolph (T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] TQ489577
63.1 S Sevenoaks, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ531543
73.7 SW Sundridge, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ486549
83.8 SE Seal Chart, Kent, S Lawrence (T), 6, 5-2-21 (289 kg) in B. Wed. [website] TQ572552
93.9 NNE Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
104.2 NW Chelsfield, Greater London, S Martin of Tours (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TQ479640
114.4 WSW Brasted, Kent, S Martin (S;T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♭. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] TQ468554
124.4 ESE Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ594569
134.9 NNE Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
145.2 W Cudham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions) 20:15. [website] TQ444599
155.2 E Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
165.2 ENE Stansted, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ607621
175.6 NE Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
185.9 SE Shipbourne, Kent, S Giles, 6, 9-3-2 (496 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ591522
195.9 WSW Westerham, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 23-0-17 (1176 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ447540
206 WNW 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
216.1 WNW Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
226.1 NNE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
236.6 NNW St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
246.7 W Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
256.9 NNW 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
267.8 E Addington, Kent, S Margaret, 4, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in B♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant; 3rd (5-1-18) is heavier than tenor. [website] TQ653588
277.8 SW Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ426518
288 S Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
298.1 NNW Foots Cray, Greater London, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 3-1-27 (177 kg) in E. Rung from nave. Wed. [website] TQ475712
308.2 N Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
318.3 ESE West Peckham, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 3, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ644525
328.4 ENE Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
338.4 NW Chislehurst, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF;T), 8, 15-2-19 (796 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ444699
348.5 WSW Limpsfield, Surrey, S Peter (T), 6, 14-3-16 (757 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:15. [website] TQ405532
358.6 NNW Sidcup, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] TQ464715
368.7 NW Bickley, Greater London, S George (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ426690
378.7 SSE Tonbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TQ591467
388.8 WNW Hayes, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TQ405663
398.9 NW Bromley Common, Greater London, S Luke, 8, 15-1-8 (778 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ414679
408.9 ESE Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
418.9 SE Hadlow, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ634497
428.9 SSW Chiddingstone, Kent, S Mary, 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ500452
439 N Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
449.1 NE Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
459.1 NW Chislehurst, Greater London, Annunciation BVM, 8, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TQ438709
469.2 N Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
479.3 WNW West Wickham, Greater London, S John Bapt, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TQ388648
489.4 ESE East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
499.4 WSW Oxted, Surrey, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] TQ390529
509.4 E West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575