Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
2 Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; notes perceived not=nominal/2; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SS384132
3 Abenhall, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO671174
4 Ackworth, West Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th. Fri. SE440180
5 Addington, Greater London, S Mary, 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ370639
6 Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
7 Alnwick, Northumberland, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 2,3,8 of 10. NU183137
8 Amport, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. [website] SU299442
9 Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
10 Ashley, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST931947
11 Aston Ingham, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-1-17 (274 kg) in B. [website] SO683235
12 Barholm, Lincolnshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF090109
13 Barlborough, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. SK476771
14 Barmby Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Catherine (T), 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A. SE776489
15 Barston, West Midlands, S Swithin (GF), 6, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C. Thu (2nd) 18:30. [website] SP207780
16 Barton le Clay, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Mon. TL085304
17 Barton St David, Somerset, S David (GF;T), 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; octagonal tower. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST539317
18 Battlesden, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP958290
19 Beaudesert, Warwickshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B. [website] SP152660
20 Beer Hackett, Dorset, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,1,2 of 4. ST599117
21 Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
22 Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
23 Birmingham, West Midlands, S Giles, Sheldon, 8, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. SP151846
24 Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
25 Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
26 Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
27 Brafferton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE436701
28 Bratoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF474650
29 Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
30 Bristol, City of Bristol, S Werburgh (Bristol Climbing Centre), Baptist Mills, 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. [website] ST600749
31 Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
32 Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
33 Brough, Cumbria, S Michael (GF;T), 4 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6; the heaviest ring of four bells. NY793139
34 Broughton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. PN shared: Broughton; Houghton. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU308329
35 Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
36 Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
37 Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-11 (234 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. SE772578
38 Burford, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Fri. SP253124
39 Burghclere, Hampshire, The Ascension (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SU469610
40 Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
41 Burrough Green, Cambridgeshire, S Augustine of Canterbury (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TL635554
42 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, Cherry Hinton (GF), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL489570
43 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, S Bene't (GF), 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Cambridge University Guild. Fri. [website] TL448582
44 Candlesby, Lincolnshire, S Benedict, 5, 6-0-24 (316 kg) in B. TF455673
45 Canon Frome, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO644434
46 Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
47 Castle Frome, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO667458
48 Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
49 Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
50 Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C♯. No stays or sliders. SU968998