Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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310176.3 WSW Driffield, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU074997
310276.3 ENE Marsham, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A. TG196237
310376.3 W Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
310476.3 NNE Trusthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3, 6-2-0 (330 kg) in B♭. TF514836
310576.3 SSW Greywell, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] SU718509
310676.3 NW Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
310776.4 N Glentham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF003904
310876.4 NNW Clowne, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SK498752
310976.4 NNW Whitwell, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SK526768
311076.4 S Wonersh, Surrey, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in G. Wed. TQ014451
311176.4 W Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
311276.4 NNW Bole, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK792871
311376.4 ENE Sprowston, Norfolk, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. TG249125
311476.5 W Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
311576.5 N Tealby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. TF157908
311676.5 E Heveningham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM333725
311776.5 SSW Crondall, Hampshire, All Saints (S), 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SU794484
311876.5 SW Wanborough, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-2-23 (950 kg) in E. PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU207825
311976.5 NNE Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. TF497845
312076.6 WNW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
312176.6 ENE Brooke, Norfolk, S Peter, 6, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. Thu. TM293995
312276.6 S Bramley, Surrey, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A. Thu. TQ008449
312376.6 SSW Kingsclere, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 8, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SU525586
312476.6 E Campsea Ashe, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 6-2-8 (334 kg) in A. PN shared: Hacheston(1); Marlesford(2); Parham(3,5); C Ashe(4). Tue (4th) & Sat 09:00. [website] TM329558
312576.6 SSW Ecchinswell, Hampshire, S Lawrence, 3, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B♭. Future plans: to become 6; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU501598
312676.7 WSW North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
312776.7 WSW Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Minster Ch of S Mary, 12, 21-2-1 (1093 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Thu. [website] SO948225
312876.7 E Huntingfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon 18:00. [website] TM336743
312976.7 NW Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
313076.7 SW Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
313176.8 NNE Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, S Edith, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TF392879
313276.8 SW Kintbury, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SU383670
313376.8 W Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
313476.8 W Stone, Worcestershire, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. [website] SO861749
313576.8 NW Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
313676.9 NW Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
313776.9 ENE Stratton Strawless, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st, 3rd). TG221207
313876.9 S Outwood, Surrey, S John Bapt, 4, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Mon (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] TQ319460
313976.9 ENE Yelverton, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. TG292021
314076.9 SSE Crowhurst, Surrey, S George (GF), 3, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in D. No stays or sliders. TQ390474
314176.9 WSW Swindon Village, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; hexagonal tower. [website] SO934248
314276.9 E Great Glemham, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] TM339616
314377 N Springthorpe, Lincolnshire, S George & S Laurence (GF), 4, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. 3rd (9-3-6) is heavier than tenor. SK875897
314477 SSW Burghclere, Hampshire, The Ascension (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SU469610
314577 SSW Farnham, Surrey, S Andrew (T), 10, 19-0-7 (968 kg) in E. Ringing temporarily suspended : tower structural problems. SU838466
314677 ENE Aylsham, Norfolk, S Michael (T), 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). TG192270
314777.1 NNE South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
314877.1 E Earsham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM325888
314977.1 NNW Saundby, Nottinghamshire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 5, 5-1-25 (278 kg) in B♭. Church also houses bellframes ex Morton, Kinoulton, Rempstone; No mains electricity. SK785879
315077.1 SW Aldbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] SU263758