Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Newchurch, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. [website] TR053313
22.2 NW Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
32.6 WSW Snave, Kent, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Building owned by Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR014299
42.7 SW Ivychurch, Kent, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TR027276
53 E Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
63.3 NNE Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
73.7 SW Brenzett, Kent, S Eanswith (GF), 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TR004277
83.9 NW Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
94 SSW Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
104 WNW Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
114.1 S New Romney, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 15-1-13 (781 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon 19:00. [website] TR065247
124.6 ENE Lympne, Kent, S Stephen (T), 8, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TR119346
135 N Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
145.1 NNE Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
155.2 SW Brookland, Kent, S Augustine (GF;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Detached tower. [website] TQ989258
165.7 NNW Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
176 N Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
186 W Appledore, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ957292
196.1 WSW Fairfield, Kent, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 3-0-11 (157 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ966264
206.5 S Lydd, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR042209
216.5 N Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
227.1 ENE Hythe, Kent, S Leonard (T), 10, 19-3-3 (1005 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TR161349
237.1 ENE Saltwood, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR157360
247.2 NNE Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
257.2 WNW Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
267.4 WSW Stone in Oxney, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TQ940273
277.6 NNW 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
287.9 NE Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
298 NNW 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
308.8 N 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
318.9 ENE Newington next Hythe, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A♭. [website] TR182373
328.9 NE Lyminge, Kent, S Mary & S Ethelburga (GF), 8, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TR160408
339 ENE Folkestone, Kent, S Martin, Cheriton, 8, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR189364
349.3 NNE Elmsted, Kent, S James Gt (GF;T), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6. [website] TR116449
359.5 NW Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
369.7 N Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
379.7 NNW Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
389.7 WSW Iden, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TQ915237
3910 WSW Wittersham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ897269
4010.1 WNW High Halden, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ901372
4110.6 W Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred (T), 8, 27-3-23 (1420 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] TQ883333
4210.6 SW Rye, East Sussex, S Mary V, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu. TQ921203
4310.8 NNW Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
4410.9 NE Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
4511.3 NW Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
4611.3 NNE Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
4711.3 ENE Folkestone, Kent, S Mary & S Eanswythe, 8, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TR229358
4811.7 NW Pluckley, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TQ926453
4911.8 WSW Peasmarsh, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in G. PN alternates with Beckley. Thu (not always: check) 19:00. TQ887218
5011.9 N Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504