Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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140169.5 ESE 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
140269.5 NNW Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S David (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SN534202
140369.5 NE Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO779097
140469.6 NNE Abenhall, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO671174
140569.6 NE Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
140669.7 NE Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
140769.7 NE Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
140869.8 NNE Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
140969.8 NNW Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Cadoc, 4 U/R, 4-1-25 (227 kg) in C. Unringable; 3rd (4-3-26) is heavier than tenor. SN706284
141069.8 NE Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
141169.9 ENE Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
141269.9 NNE Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO663185
141370 E Idmiston, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU197373
141470 NE Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
141570.1 N Bronllys, Powys, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. PN alternates: Bronllys; Talgarth; detached tower. Thu (alt). SO143349
141670.2 NNE Pencoyd, Herefordshire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SO516265
141770.2 ENE East Kennett, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 5 U/R, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SU117674
141870.3 NE Longney, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in F. [website] SO763124
141970.3 ENE Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3,5 of 5. SU097719
142070.4 NE Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
142170.5 ENE Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SU074769
142270.5 NNE Blaisdon, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SO702172
142370.6 E Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
142470.7 NNE Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
142570.8 NNE Hentland, Herefordshire, S Dubricius (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SO542263
142670.8 ENE Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU098735
142770.9 NE Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
142870.9 NNE Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO597240
142971 NNE Bridstow, Herefordshire, S Bridget (GF), 8, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A♭. [website] SO584248
143071 N Michaelchurch Escley, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in C. [website] SO316341
143171 NW Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Ystyffan, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Wed. SN349107
143271.1 NE Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
143371.1 WSW St Mabyn, Cornwall, S Mabena (GF), 8, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SX041732
143471.1 WSW Bodmin, Cornwall, S Petroc, 8, 17-0-11 (869 kg) in F. Tue. SX073670
143571.2 ENE Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU163598
143671.3 NNE Longhope, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SO684197
143771.3 SW Lansallos, Cornwall, S Ildierna, 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. SX172515
143871.3 WSW St Kew, Cornwall, S James Gt (GF), 6, 12-1-1 (623 kg) in F♯. SX021768
143971.3 NNE St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
144071.3 ENE Winterbourne Bassett, Wiltshire, S Katharine (GF), 3, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. SU101749
144171.3 ENE West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
144271.4 NE Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. [website] SO793124
144371.4 NNE Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO631232
144471.5 E Newton Tony, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU217402
144571.5 WSW Lanhydrock, Cornwall, S Hyderock (GF), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX085636
144671.6 E Winterslow, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-16 (604 kg) in F♯. Rung from porch. [website] SU228325
144771.6 SW St Veep, Cornwall, S Quiricus & S Julietta (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in G. Bells are maiden (but not listed). SX139549
144871.6 NE Elmore, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. [website] SO767149
144971.7 ENE Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
145071.8 SW Lostwithiel, Cornwall, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in A♭. SX104598