Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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225162.5 SW Tibberton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 5, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. [website] SO756218
225262.5 E Burwell, Cambridgeshire, S Mary BV, 8, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL589660
225362.5 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
225462.5 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
225562.6 WNW Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039
225662.6 NNW Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
225762.6 WNW Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
225862.6 W Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
225962.6 S Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
226062.7 WSW Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SO620494
226162.8 WNW Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
226262.8 SSE Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, S Peter, 8, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TQ145944
226362.8 SSW Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
226462.9 WSW Newent, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 16-1-4 (827 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SO723259
226562.9 SW Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
226662.9 S Beedon, Berkshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. [website] SU482781
226762.9 NNE Washingborough, Lincolnshire, S John (T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. Wed (1st, 3rd). TF018706
226862.9 NE Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
226962.9 SSW Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
227063 SW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
227163 NW Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
227263 WSW Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in A♭. [website] SO632440
227363.1 N Ordsall, Nottinghamshire, All Hallows (T), 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in A. Tue. SK704797
227463.1 ESE Wendens Ambo, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. TL512363
227563.1 WNW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
227663.1 W Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
227763.1 N Scofton, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 8, 3-2-25 (189 kg) in E♭. [website] SK628803
227863.1 ESE Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
227963.1 NW Horton, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in G♯. Tue 20:00. SJ942573
228063.2 WNW Wrockwardine, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SJ624120
228163.2 N Grove, Nottinghamshire, S Helen, 4 U/R, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in D♭. Unringable. SK737795
228263.2 SSE Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, S James (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SU998856
228363.2 ENE Terrington St John, Norfolk, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TF539158
228463.2 SSE Hitcham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Wed. SU919825
228563.2 WSW Much Cowarne, Herefordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-20 (555 kg) in F♯. [website] SO618471
228663.3 SW Churcham, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-17 (706 kg) in F. [website] SO768182
228763.3 WSW Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, S Anne (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble. SO711267
228863.3 NNE Rampton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-8 (474 kg) in A. SK799785
228963.3 WSW Pencombe, Herefordshire, S John, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Fri. [website] SO600527
229063.3 NE Freiston, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. TF377437
229163.3 NNE Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
229263.4 S Whitchurch, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A♭. SU634769
229363.4 W Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
229463.4 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Giles (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Mon. SK988728
229563.4 N Eckington, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: The Gordon Halls Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] SK431797
229663.4 W Stanton Long, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 2-2-8 (131 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SO571907
229763.4 SSE Maidenhead, Berkshire, All Saints, Boyne Hill, 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in E. SU877808
229863.4 SE Elstree, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in C. [website] TQ178953
229963.4 N Shireoaks, Nottinghamshire, S Luke, 6 U/R, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SK553809
230063.5 NW Keele, Staffordshire, S John (S;T), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in G♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed 19:00. SJ809452