Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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205195.7 ENE Wootton St Lawrence, Hampshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SU592532
205295.8 NE Witney, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in E. Tue. SP356092
205395.9 ENE Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. [website] SU529762
205496 ENE Chilton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A. PN shared: Chilton; Harwell. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU489859
205596 NE Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
205696 ENE Steventon, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. Mon. SU464914
205796 NNE Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO721629
205896.1 ENE Baughurst, Hampshire, S Stephen, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B. Wed. [website] SU582599
205996.1 ENE Standlake, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP397036
206096.2 NE Leafield, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in A♭. SP318153
206196.2 NE Oddington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] SP234255
206296.2 NNE Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
206396.2 NNE Worcester, Worcestershire, S Stephen, Barbourne, 8, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. [website] SO846568
206496.2 NNE Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Wed 19:00. [website] SO594683
206596.2 NNE Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
206696.2 NNE Shelsley Beauchamp, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. [website] SO731628
206796.2 NE Bengeworth, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SP044435
206896.2 NNE Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
206996.2 ENE Bucklebury, Berkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] SU552708
207096.3 E Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
207196.4 NNE White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
207296.4 N Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
207396.5 NE Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in F. [website] SP175325
207496.5 NE Kingham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. SP258237
207596.5 E Portchester, Hampshire, S Mary, 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU625045
207696.5 NE Ascott under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP300186
207796.5 ENE Compton Parva, Berkshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SU526796
207896.7 ESE Shanklin, Isle of Wight, S Saviour on the Cliff (S;T), 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. Wed 18:30. [website] SZ584813
207996.8 SW St Gluvias, Cornwall, S Gluvias (GF), 8, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. SW787346
208096.8 E West Meon, Hampshire, S John Ev, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. PN shared: Warnford; West Meon. Mon (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SU639241
208196.8 NE Willersey, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP107396
208296.9 ENE Marcham, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SU451968
208396.9 ENE Harwell, Oxfordshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 16-1-26 (837 kg) in E. PN shared: Chilton; Harwell. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] SU492890
208497 NNE Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
208597 NE Evenlode, Gloucestershire, S Edward (GF), 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] SP220290
208697 ENE Tadley, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. SU597599
208797 NE Badsey, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP070431
208897 ENE Yattendon, Berkshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SU554745
208997.1 ENE Monk Sherborne, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Thu (with exceptions). [website] SU608558
209097.1 NE Blockley, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SP164349
209197.1 ENE Northmoor, Oxfordshire, S Denys, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP421028
209297.1 NE Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd, 6, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in C. [website] SP242268
209397.1 NNE Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] SO702657
209497.2 NE Saintbury, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP117394
209597.2 ESE Brading, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SZ606873
209697.3 E Hambledon, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G♯. [website] SU646151
209797.3 E Ropley, Hampshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F♯. Bells in store; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire; tower unsafe. [website] SU645319
209897.3 E Portsmouth, Hampshire, Cath Ch of S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SZ632993
209997.4 NNE Claines, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 10, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO851588
210097.4 ENE Pamber, Hampshire, S Mary & S John Bapt (GF), 4 U/R, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A. Unringable; long draught; No stays or sliders. [website] SU608581