Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255164.7 SSW Odstock, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU151261
255264.8 WNW Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
255364.8 NW Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
255464.8 SW Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
255564.8 SE Buckland, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in B. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ221508
255664.8 NE West Deeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-11 (500 kg) in G♯. TF108086
255764.8 SW Camerton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] ST686574
255864.8 SSW Sherfield English, Hampshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU290223
255964.8 N Barrow upon Trent, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF;T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SK352283
256064.8 SW Farmborough, Somerset, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST661605
256164.8 SE Betchworth, Surrey, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ210497
256264.9 S Upham, Hampshire, Blessed Mary of Upham (GF;T), 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU538206
256364.9 NE Maxey, Cambridgeshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F♯. [website] TF119079
256464.9 S East Meon, Hampshire, All Saints, 10, 18-0-12 (920 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SU680222
256564.9 SW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
256664.9 NW Donington, Shropshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Hung for dead-rope ringing; half wheels (steel); No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,6 of 6. SJ808046
256764.9 S Romsey, Hampshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Ethelflaeda, 8, 22-1-23 (1141 kg) in D♭. Wed. [website] SU351212
256864.9 ESE Beckenham, Greater London, S George (T), 10, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TQ374696
256964.9 NNW Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
257064.9 E Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
257165 SSW Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
257265 WNW 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
257365 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary Magd, Stoke Bishop, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu (4th). [website] ST559755
257465 N Aston on Trent, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK414293
257565.1 ESE Woolwich, Greater London, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. PN: see tower website. [website] TQ430791
257665.1 SSE Fernhurst, West Sussex, S Margaret, 3, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. PN: by arrangement. SU898285
257765.1 NW Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
257865.2 W Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
257965.2 SSE Petersfield, Hampshire, S Peter, 8, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU746231
258065.2 NNE Long Clawson, Leicestershire, S Remigius (GF), 8, 17-1-12 (882 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Tue. SK722271
258165.2 NE Glinton, Cambridgeshire, S Benedict (GF), 6, 14-3-5 (752 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TF154059
258265.2 SE Chipstead, Surrey, S Margaret of Antioch (GF;T), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ283564
258365.2 NNW Colton, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A. Fri. SK047204
258465.3 NNE Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. Thu. SK802250
258565.3 NW Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
258665.3 S Bishopstoke, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 11-1-1 (572 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] SU467198
258765.3 SW Timsbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST667586
258865.3 NE 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
258965.3 SSW Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
259065.3 WSW Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
259165.3 N Bunny, Nottinghamshire, S Mary V, 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tue. SK582295
259265.4 WNW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
259365.4 NNW Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
259465.4 SW Publow, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 21-0-16 (1074 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST623641
259565.4 ENE Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, Cherry Hinton (GF), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL489570
259665.4 N Gotham, Nottinghamshire, S Lawrence, 5, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SK536300
259765.5 NNE Stonesby, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SK822247
259865.5 SSW Chilmark, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury; rung from chancel crossing. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST970327
259965.5 SSW Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
260065.5 NNW Penkridge, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Tue. SJ921141