Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4601104.2 SW Britford, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU162284
4602104.3 SW North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
4603104.3 WSW Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-1 (851 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SO508129
4604104.3 N Swine, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. Unringable. TA134358
4605104.4 SSE Ivychurch, Kent, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TR027276
4606104.4 SW Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
4607104.4 SW Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374
4608104.5 NNW Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
4609104.5 NNW Hemingbrough, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. SE673306
4610104.5 W Wigmore, Herefordshire, S James Ap, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO412690
4611104.6 SW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
4612104.6 NNW North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
4613104.6 W Mansell Lacy, Herefordshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO425455
4614104.6 WSW Siston, Gloucestershire, S Anne Mother of BVM, 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST688752
4615104.6 NNW Birkin, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SE530265
4616104.6 NW Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester, S Michael (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. Wed. SJ994952
4617104.7 W Dilwyn, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SO415546
4618104.7 NNW Shelley, West Yorkshire, Emmanuel, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Fri. SE211112
4619104.7 NNW Emley, West Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in G. Mon. SE244133
4620104.7 SSW Southampton, Hampshire, S Barnabas (GF), 6, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in F♯. Thu (check with contact). [website] SU421134
4621104.7 SE Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
4622104.8 S Felpham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SZ949998
4623104.8 SSW North Hayling, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; rung from chancel; half wheels; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SU730032
4624104.8 NW Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
4625104.9 NNW New Mill, West Yorkshire, Christ Church, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SE165087
4626104.9 SW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
4627104.9 SW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
4628104.9 SSE Rye, East Sussex, S Mary V, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu. TQ921203
4629104.9 SE Northbourne, Kent, S Augustine, 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in B. Fri 20:00. [website] TR333522
4630104.9 SW Fugglestone St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line and 1,2 fall 2 inches apart; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU102313
4631104.9 SE Saltwood, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TR157360
4632104.9 SW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
4633105 SSE Hooe, East Sussex, S Oswald (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Sat (confirm first) 09:30. [website] TQ682091
4634105.1 W Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
4635105.1 SW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
4636105.1 N Walkington, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Hallows (GF;T), 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B♭. Mon. SE998368
4637105.2 SW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
4638105.2 SW Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
4639105.2 NW Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
4640105.2 WSW Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, S Michael (T), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST641810
4641105.2 WNW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
4642105.2 SW Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
4643105.2 SE Newington next Hythe, Kent, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A♭. [website] TR182373
4644105.2 SSW Fareham, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 10, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SU581065
4645105.2 SW Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
4646105.2 SW Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
4647105.3 SSE Wilmington, East Sussex, S Mary & S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TQ544042
4648105.3 SW Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
4649105.4 WNW Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
4650105.4 NNW Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. SE143081