Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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205158.1 SSW Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
205258.1 WNW Withington, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. [website] SO565434
205358.1 S Ovington, Hampshire, S Peter, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU560316
205458.2 NE Haddon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-2-8 (283 kg) in C♯. [website] TL134924
205558.2 SW Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
205658.2 SSW Broughton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. PN shared: Broughton; Houghton. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU308329
205758.2 S Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in G♯. [website] SU605320
205858.2 N Seagrave, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. SK619175
205958.2 WSW Siston, Gloucestershire, S Anne Mother of BVM, 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST688752
206058.2 ESE London, City of London, S Sepulchre without Newgate, Holborn Viaduct (T), 12, 28-2-16 (1455 kg) in C♯. [website] TQ317814
206158.2 ESE London, City of London, S Bartholomew Gt, Smithfield (T), 5, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. Thu 18:30. [website] TQ319816
206258.3 ESE Waterloo, Greater London, S John Ev (T), 8, 17-2-13 (895 kg) in E. Sun (not always: check) 12:00. [website] TQ311800
206358.3 NW Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
206458.3 S Sparsholt, Hampshire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A. [website] SU435312
206558.3 NW Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
206658.3 E Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
206758.4 ESE Dalston, Greater London, S Mark, 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. TQ338851
206858.4 W Hentland, Herefordshire, S Dubricius (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SO542263
206958.4 W Staunton, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in G. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; rung from chancel. Thu (1st). [website] SO550126
207058.4 SE West Horsley, Surrey, S Mary, 3 U/R, 10-0-9 (512 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ088526
207158.4 SW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
207258.4 ESE London, City of London, Cath Ch of S Paul, 12, 61-2-2 (3125 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: communion bell ('the Banger'). [website] TQ319811
207358.4 SW North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
207458.5 SW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
207558.5 ESE London, City of London, S Giles, Cripplegate, 12, 34-0-6 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. [website] TQ323817
207658.5 ENE Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (3rd). [website] TL320687
207758.5 SSE Godalming, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Tue. SU968440
207858.5 SW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
207958.5 ESE London, City of London, S Vedast, Foster Lane, 6, 16-2-12 (844 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ321812
208058.5 NW Bobbington, Staffordshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D♭. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. SO808905
208158.6 W Newland, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in E. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (2nd). [website] SO552095
208258.6 NNE Hoby, Leicestershire, All Saints, 5, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. SK669173
208358.6 WSW Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SO567021
208458.6 S 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
208558.6 SE East Horsley, Surrey, S Martin (GF), 4 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,3♭,4 of 4. TQ095528
208658.6 ENE Barrington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TL396499
208758.6 ESE Nazeing, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A. Tue. TL413069
208858.6 ESE London, City of London, S Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street (T), 8, 24-3-2 (1258 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ324813
208958.6 ESE London, City of London, S Mary le Bow, Cheapside, 12, 41-3-21 (2131 kg) in C. [website] TQ323811
209058.6 SE Merton, Greater London, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ251694
209158.6 E Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL430196
209258.7 NW Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
209358.7 ESE Clapham, Greater London, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ291753
209458.7 E Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL431279
209558.7 SW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
209658.7 E Great Chishill, Cambridgeshire, S Swithun, 5, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A♭. TL422388
209758.7 ESE London, City of London, S James Garlickhythe, Garlick Hill (T), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G♯. The Royal Jubilee Bells. Thu 18:30. [website] TQ323808
209858.7 W Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
209958.8 ENE St Ives, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL309715
210058.8 WSW St Briavels, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO558046