Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Lympne, Kent, S Stephen (T), 8, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TR119346
21.9 SW Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
32.6 ENE Saltwood, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR157360
42.6 E Hythe, Kent, S Leonard (T), 10, 19-3-3 (1005 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TR161349
52.9 NNW Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
62.9 WNW Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
74.3 ENE Newington next Hythe, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A♭. [website] TR182373
84.5 N Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
94.5 ENE Folkestone, Kent, S Martin, Cheriton, 8, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TR189364
104.5 WSW Newchurch, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. [website] TR053313
114.5 N Stowting, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR124418
124.7 NE Lyminge, Kent, S Mary & S Ethelburga (GF), 8, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TR160408
135.1 NW Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
145.9 W Ruckinge, Kent, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in A♭. Tue (by arrangement). [website] TR024335
156.4 NW Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
166.4 N 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
176.8 NE Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
186.9 E Folkestone, Kent, S Mary & S Eanswythe, 8, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TR229358
197 SSW New Romney, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 8, 15-1-13 (781 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon 19:00. [website] TR065247
207 NW Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
217.1 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
227.1 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
237.4 W Orlestone, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. [website] TR000346
247.6 WNW Kingsnorth, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TR006392
257.8 SW Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
268.1 W Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
278.3 WSW Brenzett, Kent, S Eanswith (GF), 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TR004277
288.4 NW 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
298.6 N Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
308.6 NNW Wye, Kent, S Gregory & S Martin (T), 10, 19-1-8 (982 kg) in D. Fri. [website] TR054469
318.8 NNE Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
328.9 NW 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
339.7 WSW Brookland, Kent, S Augustine (GF;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Detached tower. [website] TQ989258
349.7 SSW Lydd, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR042209
359.7 ENE Alkham, Kent, S Anthony (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TR255423
369.8 WNW 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
3710.2 NNE Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
3810.4 N Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
3910.5 NNW Godmersham, Kent, S Laurence M (GF), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] TR062504
4010.5 WSW Appledore, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ957292
4110.7 WSW Fairfield, Kent, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 3-0-11 (157 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ966264
4211 W Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
4311.1 NNE Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
4411.1 NW Hothfield, Kent, S Margaret (T), 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] TQ969445
4511.3 NW Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
4612 WSW Stone in Oxney, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TQ940273
4712.2 NNW Chilham, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 16-2-21 (848 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TR068536
4812.4 WNW Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
4912.7 N Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
5012.7 NNE Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541