Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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275170.8 NE Bale, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. TG010367
275270.9 N Wickenby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Laurence (GF), 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in E. TF087819
275370.9 W Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
275470.9 WSW Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
275570.9 WNW Walsall, West Midlands, Christ Church, Blakenall Heath, 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A♯. Mon. SK007019
275670.9 NNW Torksey, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK836789
275770.9 ENE Mulbarton, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TG194011
275870.9 SSE Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
275971 W Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
276071 WNW Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, 10, 24-0-18 (1227 kg) in E♭. Fri. SO987953
276171 W Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
276271 NW Shirland, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in G. SK399584
276371 NNE Mumby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TF515744
276471 WSW Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
276571 SSW Midgham, Berkshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 5-0-9 (258 kg) in C♯. [website] SU555671
276671 SSE Shoreham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ522615
276771.1 N Benniworth, Lincolnshire, S Julian (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-12 (247 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2. TF209817
276871.1 WSW Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP022282
276971.1 E Starston, Norfolk, S Margaret, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. TM234843
277071.1 SSW Aldermaston, Berkshire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU596649
277171.1 E Weybread, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in A♭. Round tower. [website] TM240801
277271.2 SSW Farnborough, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SU872555
277371.2 SSE Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
277471.2 WSW Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
277571.2 NW Marchington, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in G. Mon. SK137307
277671.2 NW Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
277771.2 ESE St Osyth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. TM122155
277871.2 NNW Rampton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-8 (474 kg) in A. SK799785
277971.2 W Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, S Michael (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. [website] SO949676
278071.2 NW Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
278171.3 E Brandeston, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A♭. [website] TM247603
278271.3 SE High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
278371.3 WSW Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
278471.3 SSE Ash by Wrotham, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in G♯. Sat 09:00. [website] TQ601645
278571.4 SSW Silchester, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-0-1 (356 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] SU643623
278671.4 S Caterham, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Fri. [website] TQ336553
278771.4 NNW Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
278871.4 N Hackthorn, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in G. SK990823
278971.4 S Worplesdon, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in E♭. Fri. SU972535
279071.5 S 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
279171.5 WNW Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
279271.5 S Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553
279371.5 NNW Elkesley, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK689755
279471.5 SE Little Wakering, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. TQ934883
279571.6 NW Morton, Derbyshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B♭. 5th (5-1-14) is heavier than tenor. Wed. SK407601
279671.6 S 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
279771.6 SSE Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
279871.6 ENE Intwood, Norfolk, All Saints, 5, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. Round tower. TG196041
279971.6 W Himbleton, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-3,5♯ of 5. [website] SO946587
280071.6 ENE Fritton, Norfolk, S Catherine (GF), 3, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Round tower. TM227932