Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Paul (T), 12, 28-3-6 (1463 kg) in D. Mon. TL049496
20.3 NNE Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Peter de Merton, 8, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL050501
30.9 NNE Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in B. Thu. TL057509
41.4 S Elstow, Bedfordshire, S Mary & S Helena, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Detached tower. Fri. TL048474
51.8 ENE Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
62 NNW Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
72.2 W Biddenham, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in G. Thu. TL013499
82.4 WSW Kempston, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 10, 21-1-17 (1087 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL015479
92.5 WNW Bromham, Bedfordshire, S Owen, 8, 22-3-18 (1164 kg) in D. Tue. TL013512
102.5 ESE Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
113.1 NE Renhold, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL088528
123.2 NW Oakley, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. Fri. TL010529
133.4 NNE Ravensden, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL077543
143.4 ESE Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
153.5 E Willington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TL106498
164.1 SW Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
174.2 W Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
184.4 NE Wilden, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. TL094552
194.4 NNW Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in G. TL019561
204.4 NW Stevington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. SP990536
215.1 S Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
225.3 NW Pavenham, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SP991559
235.4 ENE Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
245.5 N Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. TL051584
255.6 SSE Haynes, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. TL080411
265.6 NNW Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-16 (566 kg) in F♯. TL023583
275.9 NNE Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, S Dunstan (GF), 4, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. TL080586
286.2 NW Felmersham, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 20-2-18 (1050 kg) in E♭. [website] SP991578
296.2 SSW 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
306.3 ESE Old Warden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. TL136443
316.3 WSW Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
326.4 ESE Northill, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-2-16 (947 kg) in E♭. Mon. TL148465
336.4 E Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
346.6 NE Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
356.9 WNW Carlton, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). SP951548
367 WNW Turvey, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 19-0-20 (974 kg) in E. Fri. SP940525
377.1 ENE Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
387.1 NNW Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP993595
397.1 S Ampthill, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in A♭. Thu (not always: check). TL036382
407.2 W 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
417.2 ENE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
427.2 S Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
437.3 NW Odell, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP966580
447.4 NW Harrold, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Fri (alt). SP953566
457.5 SE Southill, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. TL145422
467.5 SW Cranfield, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Thu. SP955419
477.6 WNW Cold Brayfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 3, 3-3-4 (192 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP929522
487.7 E Sandy, Bedfordshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. TL173490
497.8 W Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire, S Nicolas (T), 3, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in C. SP925515
508.1 NNE Keysoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 14¼ cwt (~720 kg) in E. TL073624