Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
21.2 ENE Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
31.8 NW Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
42.7 ESE Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
53.1 NE Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494
63.1 S Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
73.4 WSW Smarden, Kent, S Michael, 6, 18-1-21 (937 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ879422
83.9 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
94.2 ENE Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
104.6 NNW Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
115.2 SSW High Halden, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ901372
125.5 ESE 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
135.7 WNW Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
145.7 NNW Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
155.9 W Headcorn, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-0-5 (1069 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] TQ831442
166 E 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
176.2 SE Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
186.4 SW Biddenden, Kent, All Saints, 8, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TQ848384
196.5 S Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
206.6 WNW East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
216.8 ESE Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
227 NW Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
237.4 NNE 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
247.4 ESE Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
257.5 WSW Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
267.6 NE Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
277.8 NNW Frinsted, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 6, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in A. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ891574
287.9 NNE Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
297.9 SSW Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred (T), 8, 27-3-23 (1420 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] TQ883333
308 NW Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
318 WNW Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
328 NW Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
338 E Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
348 SSE Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
358 NNW Wormshill, Kent, S Giles (GF), 6, 3-1-15 (172 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ881574
368.7 ESE Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
378.8 W Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
388.9 SSE Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
398.9 NE 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
409 ENE Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
419.3 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
429.5 SE Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
439.7 N Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
449.8 NNW Bredgar, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ879603
4510 NE Selling, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in C. PN shared: Sheldwich(1,3); Selling(2,4). Thu (2nd, 4th: check) 20:00. [website] TR038568
4610 WNW 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
4710 NW Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
4810.1 NW Otham, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in A. [website] TQ789540
4910.1 SSW Rolvenden, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ844312
5010.1 S Appledore, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ957292