Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
22 SSW Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
32.6 ENE Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
42.7 NW 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
53.3 NNW Boughton under Blean, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Tue (2nd, 4th, 5th: check). [website] TR047585
64.1 WNW 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
74.1 ESE Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
84.2 SE Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
94.2 SSW Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
104.4 N Hernhill, Kent, S Michael, 8, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in A♭. Tue (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TR064606
114.4 ENE Canterbury, Kent, S Nicholas, Thanington (T), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in B. 5th (4-3-22) is heavier than tenor. Tue. [website] TR131567
124.9 ENE Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
134.9 WNW Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
145.5 ENE Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
155.5 NNW Preston, Kent, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 3. [website] TR016607
165.5 SE Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
175.5 ESE Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
185.7 N Graveney, Kent, All Saints (T), 3, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in C. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR052626
195.7 ENE Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
205.8 ENE Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
215.8 NNW Faversham, Kent, S Mary of Charity (T), 10, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in E. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TR017615
225.9 NW Ospringe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-8 (880 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR000603
236 SSW 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
246 ENE Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
256.1 SW Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
266.2 SSE 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
276.2 NNW Davington, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TR010617
286.6 WNW 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
297.2 E Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541
307.5 WNW Newnham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ953576
317.5 WSW Charing, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ954494
327.6 E Patrixbourne, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] TR189551
337.6 SSW 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
347.7 SSE Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
357.8 ENE Sturry, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TR175601
367.9 SSW Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
377.9 E Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
388 ENE Fordwich, Kent, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR180598
398.1 SSE Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
408.1 SSW Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
418.3 SW Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
428.3 NNE Whitstable, Kent, S Alphege (T), 8, 3-1-13 (171 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] TR107664
438.4 NNE Whitstable, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR117662
448.9 NW Teynham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in A♭. Thu (with exceptions) 20:00. [website] TQ966636
458.9 S Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
469 WNW Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
479 ESE Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
489.1 WSW Little Chart, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. TQ944458
499.1 SE Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
509.1 SW 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