Mini-Rings | Portable Mini-Rings | Former Mini-Rings | Former Portable Mini-Rings
Dumb-Bell Rings | Portable Dumb-Bell Rings | Former Dumb-Bell Rings | Former Portable Dumb-Bell Rings
The directory describes all the known mini-rings (except where the owner has opted out). It includes both portable and non-portable rings, rings no longer in existence and 'rings' of dumb-bells.
For more information about any of them either follow the associated link or e-mail me.
We have two new portable rings to announce. The Maypole Bells, an ingeniously designed ringing simulator, was available for all to try at the recent CCCBR Mini-Roadshow in London. The other new ring, based in North Somerset, is currently under construction but nearing completion.
Rings of three or more bells are included. The number of bells in the diatonic ring is shown together with the number of semitones (in parenthesis), where applicable.
Roughly speaking, the criteria for inclusion are either that the ring is in private ownership with a tenor weight of around 2.5 cwt or less, or that the ring is in public ownership with a tenor weight of around 1 cwt or less.
All dumb-bell rings are included regardless of 'weight'. The total number of 'bells' in the 'ring' is given in parenthesis where this is greater than the number of dumb-bells.
italics: Unringable or otherwise unavailable
1: Ceramic bells
2: Hemispherical bells
3: Steel bells
4: Fixed ring also portable
5: Fixed ring also partly portable
6: Freestanding ring (not portable)
7: Under construction
8: In Transit
The TowerBase identifier (TB Id) assists with looking up the correct mini-ring in TowerBase or Felstead.
Links are provided between a ring and its previous instance (if any) within this directory.
Various rings that are still at the planning stage are not listed, and neither are scale models.
Thanks to everyone who has helped me to keep this directory up-to-date. Tim Jackson collates all the information and updates each page so must take all the credit for what has now become a comprehensive resource. Please e-mail me with any further additions or corrections.
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