Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
21.1 NNE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
32.3 NW Crayford, Greater London, S Paulinus (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ511751
42.6 WNW Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
52.8 ENE Stone by Dartford, Kent, S Mary, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ576748
62.8 SSE Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
73.5 S Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
83.8 NNW Erith, Greater London, Christ Church, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ512779
93.9 W Foots Cray, Greater London, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 3-1-27 (177 kg) in E. Rung from nave. Wed. [website] TQ475712
104.2 ENE Swanscombe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 18-0-5 (917 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ604739
114.3 S Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
124.4 NNW Erith, Greater London, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 16-3-22 (861 kg) in F♯. Wed (1st) 20:00. [website] TQ507787
134.5 WSW 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
144.6 W Sidcup, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] TQ464715
154.7 E 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
164.8 WSW St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
175.4 E Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
185.7 ENE Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
196 WSW Chislehurst, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF;T), 8, 15-2-19 (796 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ444699
206.2 N Rainham, Greater London, S Helen & S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TQ520822
216.2 W Chislehurst, Greater London, Annunciation BVM, 8, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TQ438709
226.3 SE Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
236.3 SW Chelsfield, Greater London, S Martin of Tours (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TQ479640
246.4 NNE South Ockendon, Essex, Holy Cross (RC) (T), 8, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in D. Thu. TQ583816
256.8 S Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
266.8 E Gravesend, Kent, S George, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ646743
277 WNW Eltham, Greater London, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ426744
287.2 WSW Bickley, Greater London, S George (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ426690
297.5 E Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
307.6 ESE Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
317.7 SSE Stansted, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ607621
327.8 SW 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
337.9 NW Woolwich, Greater London, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. PN: see tower website. [website] TQ430791
347.9 NNW Dagenham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. TQ500845
358.2 S Otford, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ528593
368.2 WSW Bromley Common, Greater London, S Luke, 8, 15-1-8 (778 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ414679
378.3 NNE North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848
388.5 ESE Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
398.5 S Kemsing, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 4-1-5 (218 kg) in D. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ555587
408.7 W Bromley, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ401692
418.9 NE Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
429 E Chalk, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 5-2-17 (287 kg) in C. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ683725
439 WSW Hayes, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TQ405663
449.1 N Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
459.3 NW Barking, Greater London, S Margaret (T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ440838
469.4 SW Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
479.4 SSE Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
489.5 E Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
499.6 SSW Chevening, Kent, S Botolph (T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] TQ489577
509.6 S Seal, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in G. [website] TQ550569