Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1951156.5 NNE Trefeglwys, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable. SN970906
1952156.5 NE Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
1953156.6 NE Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
1954156.6 NE Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
1955156.6 ENE Portsmouth, Hampshire, S Mary, Portsea, 8, 17-0-7 (867 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SU651008
1956156.7 NE Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
1957156.8 ENE Cheriton, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] SU581284
1958156.8 NE Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
1959156.8 NE Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
1960156.9 ENE Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
1961157 NNE Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
1962157 NE Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
1963157 NE Suckley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-3-20 (606 kg) in F♯. [website] SO720516
1964157 NE Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
1965157.1 NE Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
1966157.2 NNE Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
1967157.2 NE Brockhampton, Herefordshire, Chapel, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. SO683548
1968157.3 NNE Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
1969157.3 NE Uffington, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). SU302893
1970157.4 NNE Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
1971157.4 NNE Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
1972157.5 ENE Overton, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Fri. [website] SU514499
1973157.5 ENE Hinton Ampner, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU597275
1974157.5 ENE Northington, Hampshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-14 (311 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU564373
1975157.6 NE Malvern Link, Worcestershire, S Matthias (T), 10, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO783478
1976157.8 ENE Burghclere, Hampshire, The Ascension (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SU469610
1977157.8 ENE Welford, Berkshire, S Gregory Gt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,4,2,5; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] SU408731
1978157.9 NE Eastleach Martin, Gloucestershire, S Michael & S Martin (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP202052
1979157.9 NNE Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
1980157.9 ENE New Alresford, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 8, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Fri. [website] SU588326
1981158.1 NE Turkdean, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) from ring unhung; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP107174
1982158.1 NE Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
1983158.1 ENE Warnford, Hampshire, Our Lady of Warnford (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. PN shared: Warnford; West Meon. Mon (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SU622226
1984158.1 ENE Old Alresford, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Mon (2nd: check). [website] SU588336
1985158.2 NNE 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
1986158.2 NNE Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584
1987158.2 NE Madresfield, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO804474
1988158.3 ENE Hambledon, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G♯. [website] SU646151
1989158.3 NE Earls Croome, Worcestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♯. [website] SO870420
1990158.3 NNE Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
1991158.5 ENE Boxford, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] SU428716
1992158.5 NNE Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
1993158.6 NE Farmington, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SP136152
1994158.7 NE Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
1995158.7 NE Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP022282
1996158.8 NE Faringdon, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 8, 17-1-7 (880 kg) in E. Mon. SU288957
1997158.8 ENE Speen, Berkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU455678
1998158.8 ENE Newtown, Hampshire, S Mary V & S John Bapt, 4, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. [website] SU476637
1999158.9 ENE Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in G♯. [website] SU605320
2000158.9 ENE Purbrook, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SU672080