Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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135148.5 SSE Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
135248.5 WSW Bloxham, Oxfordshire, Our Lady of Bloxham (GF), 8, 26-3-7 (1362 kg) in C♯. Fri. SP429356
135348.5 NW Kegworth, Leicestershire, S Andrew (T), 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK487267
135448.6 WNW Ravenstone, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SK401139
135548.6 NNW Elston, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK758479
135648.6 NW Clifton, Nottinghamshire, Corpus Christi (RC) (GF;T), 6, 2-2-11 (132 kg) in E. Thu PN shared: S Mary; Corpus Christi; Holy Trinity. Thu (2nd, 4th) 18:30. SK552339
135748.6 W Ashow, Warwickshire, Assumption of Our Lady (GF), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No regular ringing; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SP312702
135848.6 S Radlett, Hertfordshire, Christ Church (GF;T), 6, 3-0-16 (160 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ165992
135948.6 N Welbourn, Lincolnshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in G. SK968545
136048.7 W Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, S Peter Ap (RC), 8, 16-0-4 (815 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SP316656
136148.7 S Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C♯. No stays or sliders. SU968998
136248.7 SSE Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
136348.8 NNW Barnby in the Willows, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 6-1-7 (321 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. SK860521
136448.8 ESE Nowton, Suffolk, S Peter, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TL863604
136548.8 WSW Lighthorne, Warwickshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 5-2-6 (282 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SP335560
136648.8 SSW Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 24-1-25 (1243 kg) in D. Wed 20:00. [website] SP900010
136748.9 NNW Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 6, 23-2-6 (1197 kg) in E. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed (on a rota basis). SK915539
136848.9 SSW Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 10, 17-3-17 (909 kg) in E. Thu. SP698090
136948.9 SSW Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 7-3-24 (405 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited - bellframe only capable of sustaining swing chiming; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; No stays or sliders. SP848023
137048.9 NW West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G♯. Wed. SK586375
137148.9 SW Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP494258
137249 NNW Kneeton, Nottinghamshire, S Helen (GF), 4, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. SK709460
137349 SE Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
137449 S Aldenham, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ139984
137549.1 SSE Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 15-3-23 (811 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL348024
137649.1 S Sarratt, Hertfordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ038983
137749.1 SW Oakley, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP641122
137849.1 W Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
137949.1 SE Shalford, Essex, S Andrew, 5, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in A♭. TL723292
138049.1 W Allesley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SP301806
138149.1 SE White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
138249.1 E Great Livermere, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] TL885713
138349.2 ESE Belchamp Otten, Essex, S Ethelbert & All Saints, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TL803417
138449.2 ENE Swaffham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in E. Fri (monthly: check). TF820089
138549.2 NNW Balderton, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon 18:30. SK819515
138649.2 S Chenies, Buckinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B♭. Mon. TQ015983
138749.2 ESE Glemsford, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] TL834483
138849.2 WNW Witherley, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). SP325973
138949.3 NW Thrumpton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in A. 5th (6-1-12) is heavier than tenor. Wed. SK509311
139049.3 W Bishop's Tachbrook, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] SP313613
139149.3 W Corley, Warwickshire, dedication unknown (GF;T), 5, 5-1-16 (274 kg) in B♯. Rung from nave; tuning: (approx) 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SP301851
139249.4 NNE Old Leake, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. TF407502
139349.4 NW Diseworth, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. SK453245
139449.4 ENE Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
139549.4 WNW Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
139649.4 NW Barton in Fabis, Nottinghamshire, S George (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SK522327
139749.5 NNW Beckingham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. SK875538
139849.5 NW Clifton, Nottinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in A♯. Thu PN shared: S Mary; Corpus Christi; Holy Trinity. Thu (1st, 3rd) 18:30. SK541348
139949.5 WNW Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
140049.5 WSW Shenington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. SP372427