Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
21.3 S Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
31.9 WNW Boxley, Kent, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ774589
42.4 SSW Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
52.9 SE Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
63 SSE Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
73 WSW Maidstone, Kent, All Saints, 10, 32-0-20 (1635 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] TQ759554
83.6 E 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
93.7 WSW Maidstone, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. [website] TQ748552
103.7 NE Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
113.9 SSE Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
124.5 SW Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
134.7 WNW Aylesford, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ729590
144.7 NNE Hartlip, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ839642
154.9 E Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
165 WSW East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
175.1 ENE Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
185.1 S Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
195.2 SSW 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
205.2 NNE Rainham, Kent, S Margaret, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ817658
215.2 SSE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
225.3 SE Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
235.5 E Frinsted, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 6, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ891574
245.5 SW Linton, Kent, S Nicholas, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ754501
255.6 WSW Barming, Kent, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ719542
265.6 SSE Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
275.8 W 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
285.9 ENE Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
296 WSW 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
306.1 NE Newington juxta Sittingbourne, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ862653
316.2 W East Malling, Kent, S James Gt, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ702570
326.3 ENE Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
336.5 WNW Snodland, Kent, All Saints, 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ707618
346.6 WSW Teston, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TQ705535
356.6 NNE Upchurch, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ843675
366.9 ESE Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
376.9 SW Hunton, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. [website] TQ724497
387 NW Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644
397 NE Bobbing, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-21 (441 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] TQ888651
407 NNE Lower Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TQ860674
417.1 N Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
427.2 NW Halling, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ705638
437.6 ENE Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael, 8, 19-0-6 (968 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ909636
447.6 NNW Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
457.7 W West Malling, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 8, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ678575
467.7 WSW Wateringbury, Kent, S John Bapt, 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ685536
477.7 NNW 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
487.8 WNW Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
498 NW Cuxton, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-21 (378 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ709664
508 SW Yalding, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ698500