Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
21.6 WNW Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
32.9 S Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
43.3 N Frinsted, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 6, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ891574
53.5 NNW Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
63.6 WSW Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
73.7 W Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
83.8 ESE Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494
93.9 WNW Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
104.5 SSE Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
114.6 WNW Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
124.7 WSW East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
134.8 SSE Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
144.8 NNW 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
154.8 NE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
164.9 ENE Eastling, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ965565
175.2 N Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
186.1 NNE Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
196.1 N Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
206.1 WSW Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
216.1 ENE Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
226.2 SSW Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
236.3 NNE Rodmersham, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ925618
246.3 ESE Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
256.4 SE Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
266.4 WNW Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
276.4 SW Headcorn, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-0-5 (1069 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] TQ831442
286.8 NNW Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
296.8 WNW Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
306.8 N Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
316.9 WNW Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
327.2 N Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael, 8, 19-0-6 (968 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ909636
337.5 ENE Sheldwich, Kent, S James (T), 8, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] TR011568
347.6 SSE Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
357.7 NNE Tonge, Kent, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. [website] TQ934640
368 W 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
378.1 SE Great Chart, Kent, S Mary, 8, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in F. PN shared: Gt Chart(1,3); Kennington(2,4). Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] TQ979419
388.1 NE Ospringe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-8 (880 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR000603
398.1 N Bobbing, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-21 (441 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] TQ888651
408.3 NNE Teynham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ966636
418.3 N Milton Regis, Kent, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in G. Thu (1st: check). [website] TQ908654
428.4 NNW Hartlip, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ839642
438.5 NNW Newington juxta Sittingbourne, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ862653
448.7 SW Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
458.8 ESE Kennington, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Gt Chart(1,3); Kennington(2,4). Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] TR022451
468.8 WNW Boxley, Kent, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ774589
478.8 W Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
488.9 WNW Maidstone, Kent, All Saints, 10, 32-0-20 (1635 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] TQ759554
499 SW Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
509 SE Ashford, Kent, S Mary V, 10, 21-2-22 (1102 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR010427