Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in D. SP955362
20.8 W Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
31.8 NNW Hulcote, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: non-diatonic. SP944388
41.9 S Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
52.8 WNW Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP911371
62.9 SE Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
73 WSW 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
83.5 E Steppingley, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. TL011354
93.5 SSE Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP970308
103.6 N Cranfield, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Thu. SP955419
113.7 SW 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
124 SE Tingrith, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL007324
134 NE Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower. SP996411
144.4 S 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
154.5 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Thomas Ap, Simpson (T), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP883362
164.5 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Broughton (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SP893401
174.6 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
184.6 NW Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
194.7 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Martin, Fenny Stratford (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in B♭. Thu. SP882340
204.7 ESE Flitwick, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G. [website] TL029342
214.8 SW Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F. Wed. SP901307
225 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375
235 ESE Westoning, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. TL028327
245.2 ENE Ampthill, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in A♭. Thu (not always: check). TL036382
255.3 WNW 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
265.5 NNW North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. SP926446
275.6 SE Toddington, Bedfordshire, S George of England, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in D. TL010289
285.8 S Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP965269
295.9 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
306.2 SW Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
316.2 NNE Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
326.3 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
336.3 ENE Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
346.4 E Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
356.5 E Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
366.8 NNW Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
376.8 NW Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 21-2-16 (1100 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Wed. SP877439
386.9 N Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
397.2 N Hardmead, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. SP934476
407.3 SW Soulbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. SP882270
417.3 WSW Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
427.4 W 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
437.4 SSW Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 12, 35-1-14 (1797 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. SP919248
447.4 NW Lathbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SP874449
457.5 S Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in F♯. SP965242
467.5 SSW Linslade, Bedfordshire, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP912249
477.5 S Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-17 (452 kg) in A. SP975242
487.5 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
497.7 W 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
507.7 NNW Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467