Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
21 NW Barming, Kent, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ719542
31.2 W 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
41.5 NE Maidstone, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. [website] TQ748552
51.6 ESE Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
61.8 W Teston, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TQ705535
72.1 NE Maidstone, Kent, All Saints, 10, 32-0-20 (1635 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] TQ759554
82.3 SSW Hunton, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. [website] TQ724497
92.3 SSE Linton, Kent, S Nicholas, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ754501
103 SW Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500
113 W Wateringbury, Kent, S John Bapt, 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ685536
123 NW East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
133.1 WSW Nettlestead, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ685521
143.1 SE 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
153.3 NNW 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
163.5 E Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
173.6 N Aylesford, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ729590
184.3 NW West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575
194.3 NE Boxley, Kent, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ774589
204.4 ENE Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
214.5 W East Peckham, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ661521
224.6 W Mereworth, Kent, S Lawrence, 6, 9-1-7 (473 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ660537
235 ESE Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
245.1 ENE Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
255.4 S Marden, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 14-1-0 (724 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ744446
265.5 NNW Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
275.6 W West Peckham, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 3, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ644525
285.6 NW Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
295.7 E Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
306.1 NW 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
316.3 ESE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
326.6 WSW Hadlow, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ634497
336.6 E Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
346.8 NNW Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
356.9 E Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
367 N Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
377.2 SSE Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
387.3 ESE Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
398 SSW Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
408.3 SE Headcorn, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-0-5 (1069 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] TQ831442
418.3 N Cuxton, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-21 (378 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ709664
428.4 WNW Wrotham, Kent, S George, 8, 20-0-10 (1021 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ611591
438.5 ENE Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
448.7 NE Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
458.7 E Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
468.9 W Shipbourne, Kent, S Giles, 6, 9-3-2 (496 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ591522
478.9 WNW Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ594569
489.1 SSE Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
499.2 N Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
509.4 NE Rainham, Kent, S Margaret, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ817658