Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
22.6 SSE Eastry, Kent, S Mary BV, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E♭. Mon 18:30. [website] TR310547
32.7 E Sandwich, Kent, S Peter, 8 U/R, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; manual curfew rung: daily at 20:00 on tenor (only bell ringable); tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR330581
42.8 W Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
52.8 E Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
63 WNW Preston, Kent, S Mildred (GF), 6, 7-3-21 (403 kg) in G. PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. Tue (alt: check). [website] TR243604
73.1 SW Goodnestone, Kent, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in A♭. [website] TR254545
83.9 SSE Betteshanger, Kent, S Mary V, Northbourne Park School (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] TR312525
94 NNE Minster (Thanet), Kent, S Mary V, 5, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Wed. [website] TR310642
104.2 W Wickhambreaux, Kent, S Andrew, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TR219587
114.3 SSW 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
124.3 N Monkton, Kent, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A. Fri 18:30. [website] TR278652
134.4 WSW 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
144.7 SE Northbourne, Kent, S Augustine, 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in B. Fri 20:00. [website] TR333522
154.8 W Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
165.3 S Eythorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Rung from porch. [website] TR279497
175.4 NW Chislet, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TR224643
185.4 NNW St Nicholas at Wade, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu (by arrangement) 20:00. [website] TR265666
195.6 SE Great Mongeham, Kent, S Martin (GF), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TR346515
206 WSW Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
216.2 SE Deal, Kent, S Leonard, Upper Deal, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] TR362518
226.2 NNE Birchington, Kent, Waterloo Tower, Quex Park (GF), 12, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Sat (1st, 3rd). [website] TR310680
236.3 WSW Patrixbourne, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] TR189551
246.4 NW Hoath, Kent, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TR203641
256.6 W Fordwich, Kent, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR180598
266.7 N Birchington, Kent, All Saints, 8, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TR301690
276.8 NE St Laurence in Thanet, Kent, S Laurence (T), 10, 14-1-19 (733 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TR370653
286.9 WSW Bridge, Kent, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR183541
297 WNW Sturry, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TR175601
307 SW Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
317.3 SE Walmer, Kent, S Mary, 8, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E♭. Mon (by arrangement). [website] TR371501
327.7 NNE Westgate on Sea, Kent, S Saviour, 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TR322701
337.7 SSE Ringwould, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in B♭. [website] TR359483
348 NW Herne, Kent, S Martin, 8, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TR182658
358.2 SSE East Langdon, Kent, S Augustine (GF), 4, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in C. [website] TR332459
368.5 W 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
378.5 W Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
388.6 NE St Peter in Thanet, Kent, S Peter Ap (GF), 8, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F. Mon 19:00. [website] TR380684
398.6 W Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
408.6 NNE Margate, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 21-2-3 (1094 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check) 19:00. [website] TR355704
419 W Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
429.5 WSW Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
439.6 W Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
449.7 W 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
4510.1 SSW Alkham, Kent, S Anthony (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TR255423
4610.6 S Dover, Kent, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TR319415
4710.6 WSW Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
4810.8 WSW Stelling, Kent, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable. [website] TR141485
4911.3 SW Elham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] TR177438
5011.3 W Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550