Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in B♭. SP837284
21.3 W Mursley, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G. SP817285
31.7 SSE Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in F. SP852261
42 NNE Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
52.4 WSW Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. SP800272
62.7 ENE Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
72.8 SW Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP808250
82.9 ESE Soulbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. SP882270
93.3 WNW Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas, 5, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in G. Future plans: to be augmented to 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SP790308
103.7 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
114 NNW Whaddon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 6, 14-2-21 (746 kg) in G. Thu. SP805340
124.2 ENE Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F. Wed. SP901307
134.2 W Winslow, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 8, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SP769276
144.5 WNW Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S James (T), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP770312
154.5 SE Wing, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] SP880225
164.5 NE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Martin, Fenny Stratford (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in B♭. Thu. SP882340
174.8 WSW Granborough, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Wed. SP767250
185.1 S Aston Abbotts, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt, 6, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in G. Thu. SP847202
195.1 ESE Linslade, Bedfordshire, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP912249
205.1 SSW Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F. Tue. SP802208
215.1 SW North Marston, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;S), 6, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] SP777226
225.2 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
235.2 ENE Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP910324
245.5 ESE Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 12, 35-1-14 (1797 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. SP919248
255.5 SW Oving, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP782213
265.6 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Thomas Ap, Simpson (T), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP883362
275.9 W Addington, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP742284
285.9 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
295.9 NE Bow Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SP911344
306.1 SSE Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in F. Wed. SP868190
316.2 SSW Hardwick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP806189
326.2 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375
336.3 WSW East Claydon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A. SP739255
346.7 WNW Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
356.8 SE Mentmore, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] SP903197
366.8 NW Beachampton, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP770370
376.9 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
387.1 NE Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP911371
397.2 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Woolstone (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP875392
407.2 NW Thornton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP752362
417.2 NNW Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
427.3 WNW Padbury, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. SP721309
437.3 S Hulcott, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SP853166
447.4 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
457.5 SW Quainton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross & S Mary (GF;T), 8, 17-1-26 (888 kg) in E♭. SP749201
467.6 E Battlesden, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP958290
477.6 ENE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
487.6 NNE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
497.7 NNW Passenham, Northamptonshire, S Guthlac, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SP780394
507.8 SE Slapton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5 U/R, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in E. Unringable; future plans: to become 6. SP937206