Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
21.3 N Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
31.7 NNE Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
41.8 WSW Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
52.2 SE Aylesford, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ729590
62.3 S 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
72.9 N Cuxton, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-21 (378 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ709664
82.9 S East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
93.2 SW West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575
103.8 WSW 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
114.4 NNE Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
124.6 ESE Boxley, Kent, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ774589
134.7 NNW Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
144.7 NNE Rochester, Kent, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S;T), 10, 30-0-14 (1530 kg) in D. Future plans: to become 12. Thu. [website] TQ742685
154.7 NW Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
164.8 S Barming, Kent, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ719542
174.8 SSE Maidstone, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. [website] TQ748552
185.2 SE Maidstone, Kent, All Saints, 10, 32-0-20 (1635 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] TQ759554
195.2 S Teston, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TQ705535
205.2 S West Farleigh, Kent, All Saints, 3, 5-1-20 (276 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ715535
215.2 SSW Wateringbury, Kent, S John Bapt, 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ685536
225.5 NNE Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
235.5 SSE East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
245.8 SSW Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
255.8 N Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
266 N Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
276.1 WSW Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
286.2 SSW Nettlestead, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ685521
296.2 W Stansted, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ607621
306.4 NE Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
316.5 ESE Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
326.6 SSW East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
336.7 WNW Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
346.8 SSE Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
356.8 N Chalk, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 5-2-17 (287 kg) in C. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ683725
366.9 SW West Peckham, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 3, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ644525
377 SE Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
387 SE Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
397.3 ENE Rainham, Kent, S Margaret, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ817658
407.3 S Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500
417.6 S Hunton, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. [website] TQ724497
427.6 WSW Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ594569
437.8 SSE Linton, Kent, S Nicholas, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ754501
447.8 NE Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, S Werburgh (GF;T), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ783718
458 NNW Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
468.2 NW 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
478.3 E Hartlip, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ839642
488.4 SSE Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock); rung from chancel. Wed. [website] TQ771498
498.6 NNW Gravesend, Kent, S George, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ646743
508.7 E Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616