Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Kemsing, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 4-1-5 (218 kg) in D. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ555587
21.1 SSW Seal, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in G. [website] TQ550569
31.7 WNW Otford, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ528593
42.4 SSE Seal Chart, Kent, S Lawrence (T), 6, 5-2-21 (289 kg) in B. Wed. [website] TQ572552
52.7 NW Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
62.7 ESE Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ594569
73.1 SSW Sevenoaks, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ531543
83.5 E Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
93.9 ENE Stansted, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ607621
104.1 W Chevening, Kent, S Botolph (T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] TQ489577
114.3 N Eynsford, Kent, S Martin, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TQ540654
124.6 SSE Shipbourne, Kent, S Giles, 6, 9-3-2 (496 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ591522
134.6 NE Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
144.9 WSW Sundridge, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ486549
155.1 N Farningham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-2-23 (493 kg) in A♭. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ547669
165.7 NW Chelsfield, Greater London, S Martin of Tours (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TQ479640
175.7 WSW Brasted, Kent, S Martin (S;T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♭. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] TQ468554
186.1 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
196.1 N Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
206.7 SE West Peckham, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 3, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ644525
216.9 W Cudham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions) 20:15. [website] TQ444599
227.2 ESE Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
237.3 WSW Westerham, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 23-0-17 (1176 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ447540
247.3 NE Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
257.4 SE Hadlow, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ634497
267.5 S Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
277.7 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
287.7 E West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575
297.7 ESE East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
307.8 SSE Tonbridge, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TQ591467
317.8 E Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
327.8 WNW Downe, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ431616
337.9 NW St Mary Cray, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 11-3-21 (606 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TQ472683
348.2 NW 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
358.4 W Biggin Hill, Greater London, S Mark (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B. Detached tower. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ419589
368.5 NNE 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
378.6 N Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
388.6 ESE Wateringbury, Kent, S John Bapt, 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ685536
399 WSW Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ426518
409 ESE Nettlestead, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ685521
419 SSW Chiddingstone, Kent, S Mary, 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ500452
429.2 E East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
439.2 NNW Foots Cray, Greater London, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 3-1-27 (177 kg) in E. Rung from nave. Wed. [website] TQ475712
449.3 NE Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
459.4 SSW Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
469.5 N Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
479.6 E Ditton, Kent, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ709580
489.6 E Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
499.8 NNW Sidcup, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] TQ464715
509.8 NW Chislehurst, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF;T), 8, 15-2-19 (796 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ444699