Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abergele, Conwy, Clwyd, Wales, S Michael, 6, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in A. Mon. SH945776
2 Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
3 Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
4 Alvescot, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in A. SP273046
5 Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
6 Aymestrey, Herefordshire, S John Bapt & S Alkmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO425651
7 Badgeworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO901192
8 Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
9 Barnoldswick, Lancashire, S Mary le Ghyll (T), 6, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD893480
10 Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
11 Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
12 Berkeley, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 10, 21-1-3 (1081 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. [website] ST684990
13 Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
14 Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
15 Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
16 Blockley, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SP164349
17 Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740
18 Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
19 Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
20 Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
21 Bredwardine, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in B♭. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt). [website] SO334445
22 Bridgwater, Somerset, S Mary (T), 12, 25-1-1 (1283 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Sedgemoor Ringing Centre. Mon 19:00. [website] ST297369
23 Bristol, City of Bristol, All Saints (T), 8, 16-0-22 (823 kg) in E. [website] ST588730
24 Buckland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). SU342982
25 Burton, Cheshire, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SJ317743
26 Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Modwen (T), 8, 18-3-22 (963 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (exc 1st). SK250227
27 Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
28 Canon Pyon, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. [website] SO450491
29 Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in E. Thu 18:30. SN415202
30 Castle Eaton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU146959
31 Chaceley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor (cracked canons); ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO855306
32 Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in F. Wed. SU637965
33 Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
34 Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO964204
35 Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
36 Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
37 Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
38 Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
39 Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. ST922732
40 Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Ch of Holy Trinity, 12, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SZ159925
41 Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
42 Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, S Ecgwyn, 5 U/R, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SP119440
43 Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
44 Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
45 Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
46 Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SU074769
47 Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
48 Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
49 Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
50 Congleton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F. Tue. SJ859627