Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers

Part I

Please read the Conventions page which indicates just what is included, what is omitted, and what other conventions are used in the following list. Where we have been notified about them, links are provided to web pages devoted to that particular ring although in some cases a further search within that page may be necessary. A date (in UK format) before an entry indicates that there is a material difference between the detail of this entry and that in the latest printed Edition of Dove's Guide. The date shown is that when our database entry for that ring was most recently modified, not the date on which the change was made to the ring concerned. Completely new entries are indicated by "‡".

This list of rings of 4 bells and upwards is arranged in alphabetized sections. A complete single page version of this alphabetical listing is also available. You may well find the search facility faster to use and it provides more details about the bells of the ring. A reverse chronological list of changed entries is provided, and a supplement shows rings of 3 bells. A 'county list' version, updated once every 3 months, is also available.

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Ibstock, Leicestershire, S Denys (T), 6, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SK404095
Ickleford, Hertfordshire, S Katharine, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TL182316 [website]
Icklesham, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF), 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. TQ880164
Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in F. No regular ringing; rung from chancel. TL494438 [website]
Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
Ide, Devon, S Ida (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX897903
Ideford, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in B♭. SX894774
Iden, East Sussex, All Saints (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TQ915237
Idmiston, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU197373 [website]
Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. SJ592386 [website]
Ightham, Kent, S Peter, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Mon. TQ594569 [website]
Iken, Suffolk, S Botolph, 5, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. TM411566 [website]
Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. ST522226 [website]
Ilford, Greater London, S Mary (T), 8, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: service bell. Tue. TQ448868 [website]
Ilfracombe, Devon, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SS514473
Ilfracombe, Devon, S Philip & S James, 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in G. SS522478
[03/07/19] Ilkeston, Derbyshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. Thu. SK465417
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 18-1-14 (933 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with Addingham. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). SE116478 [website]
Illogan, Cornwall, S Illogan (GF), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A. Unringable - electronic chiming only; detached tower. SW671440
Illston on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A♭. SP706993
Ilmington, Warwickshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in E. Tue. SP209434 [website]
Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). ST360145 [website]
Ilsington, Devon, S Michael (S), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G. SX785761
Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). ST351174 [website]
[09/08/20] Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. ST965483 [website]
Immingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. TA175150
Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
Ingestre, Staffordshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ976246
Ingham, Suffolk, S Bartholomew (T), 5, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. TL855705 [website]
[07/04/20] Ingleburn, New South Wales, Australia, The Holy Family (RC), 6, 2-2-22 (137 kg) in F. Sat 09:00. [website]
Ingleton, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Steel bells; unringable. SD694732
Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Mon. TF559688
Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
Inkberrow, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. SP016572 [website]
Intwood, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. Round tower. TG196041
Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, All Saints, 10, 41-2-8 (2112 kg) in C. Detached tower. NN094084 [website]
Inverness, Highland, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Andrew (S), 10, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Thu. NH664449
Inwardleigh, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A. SX560994
Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
Ipplepen, Devon, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-0 (927 kg) in E. SX833665
Ipstones, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. Thu 19:00. SK017502
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. TM168442 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 5, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; The oldest ring of five. TM163445 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Margaret (T), 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F. Tue. TM166448 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Elms (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3,4,5. TM160445 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TM165440 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary le Tower, 12, 34-3-6 (1768 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check on Bank Hol). TM164446 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Matthew (T), 6, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. TM158447 [website]
Ipswich, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. TM161442 [website]
Irchester, Northamptonshire, S Katharine (GF;T), 8, 21-1-20 (1089 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP925660
Irnham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G♯. Also hung for ringing: 4♭ (old 3rd, to retain previous Dorian mode ring of 5). TF023266
Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, S James Less, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. ST680834 [website]
Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 8, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. Wed. SP947706
Irton, Cumbria, S Paul (GF), 8, 16-1-25 (837 kg) in E. Mon (with exceptions). NY091004 [website]
Isham, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. SP884739
Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. ST352209 [website]
Isle Brewers, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 4, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; rung from porch. ST369210 [website]
Isle of Dogs, Greater London, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 10-3-27 (558 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Docklands Ringing Centre. TQ385785
Isleham, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Tuning: 2-7 of 12. Fri. TL643744 [website]
Isleworth, Greater London, All Saints, 10, 16-0-24 (824 kg) in E♭. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ167760
Islington, Greater London, S James Ap (T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C♯. Tue. TQ321837
Islington, Greater London, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Thu. TQ317838
Islip, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. SP986789
Islip, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in G. Tue. SP526140
Itchingfield, West Sussex, S Nicholas, 5, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. Fri. TQ131289
Iver, Buckinghamshire, S Peter, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in E. Mon. TQ039811
Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SP945161
Ivychurch, Kent, S George (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. TR027276 [website]
Iwerne Courtney, Dorset, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in G. Tue. ST859124 [website]
Iwerne Minster, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. ST868144 [website]
Ixworth, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Tue. TL931703 [website]

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