Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
22 SSE Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
32.1 SSW Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
42.2 N Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
52.8 NE Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
63.7 SE Lyminge, Kent, S Mary & S Ethelburga (GF), 8, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TR160408
73.8 ESE Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
84 WNW Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
94 NNE Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
104.2 SSW Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
114.3 NE Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
124.8 NW Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
135.2 SW Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
145.5 WSW Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
155.8 WSW Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
165.8 W 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 SSW Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
186.1 SSE Saltwood, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR157360
196.2 NNW Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
206.2 SE Newington next Hythe, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A♭. [website] TR182373
216.3 N Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
226.4 S Lympne, Kent, S Stephen (T), 8, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TR119346
236.6 ENE Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
246.7 W 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
256.8 SSE Hythe, Kent, S Leonard (T), 10, 19-3-3 (1005 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TR161349
266.9 SE Folkestone, Kent, S Martin, Cheriton, 8, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR189364
277.1 NE Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541
287.4 N 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
297.7 WSW Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
307.8 NE Patrixbourne, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] TR189551
317.9 WNW Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
328 S Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
338.2 NE Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
348.3 N Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
358.3 NNE 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
368.4 NNE Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
378.5 NNE Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
388.7 W 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
398.8 ESE Alkham, Kent, S Anthony (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TR255423
408.8 NNW 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
419 SE Folkestone, Kent, S Mary & S Eanswythe, 8, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TR229358
429 NE Adisham, Kent, Holy Innocents, 4 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung : 1,2,3; unringable. [website] TR227542
439 SW Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
449.1 W Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
459.1 NNE Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
469.2 SSW Newchurch, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. [website] TR053313
479.5 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
489.6 SW Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
499.7 ENE Nonington, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TR252523
509.9 NW 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