Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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240165.2 N Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK588839
240265.3 N South Anston, South Yorkshire, S James, 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in G. Thu. SK519837
240365.3 NNE Nettleham, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Tue. TF007753
240465.3 SSW Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
240565.4 ENE Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 16-2-5 (841 kg) in E. Wed (not always: check). [website] TF568179
240665.4 NE Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
240765.4 NNE North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK786822
240865.4 SE Barnet, Greater London, S John Bapt, 8, 22-3-15 (1163 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TQ245964
240965.4 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TF582144
241065.4 E Isleham, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Tuning: 2-7 of 12. Fri. [website] TL643744
241165.4 SSE Dorney, Buckinghamshire, S James Less, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. SU924790
241265.4 SSW Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
241365.5 WSW Stoke Edith, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] SO603406
241465.5 S Chieveley, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU474740
241565.5 N Clarborough, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK734832
241665.5 SW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
241765.5 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary V, Beighton (T), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in F♯. SK442833
241865.5 W Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
241965.5 WSW Huntley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in G. [website] SO713196
242065.6 SW Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
242165.6 SSW Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
242265.6 SSE Uxbridge, Greater London, S Margaret, 8, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). TQ055841
242365.6 N Todwick, South Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4-0-6 (206 kg) in C. SK497841
242465.6 ESE Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TL616531
242565.7 SW Longney, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in F. [website] SO763124
242665.7 SSW Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU103847
242765.7 ESE Ashdon, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 15-1-25 (786 kg) in F. Mon. TL580415
242865.7 SW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
242965.7 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S James Gt, Norton (T), 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. SK358821
243065.7 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 14:00. [website] TF598113
243165.8 WSW Aston Ingham, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-1-17 (274 kg) in B. [website] SO683235
243265.8 NNE Marton, Lincolnshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK839817
243365.8 SE Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
243465.8 NNW Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
243565.8 SE Edgware, Greater London, S Margaret (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Mon. TQ192916
243665.8 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Christ Church, Dore (T), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri. SK307810
243765.9 WNW Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
243865.9 SSE Uxbridge, Greater London, S Andrew, 8, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in F. TQ059837
243965.9 S Reading, Berkshire, S Laurence, 12, 23-0-20 (1178 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th) 20:00. [website] SU716735
244065.9 E Newmarket, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL641634
244165.9 NW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
244265.9 SE Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] TL371069
244365.9 ESE Dullingham, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL631576
244466 NW Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
244566 NNW Tideswell, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK152757
244666 SW Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO779097
244766 S Reading, Berkshire, Minster Ch of S Mary V, 8, 25-2-26 (1307 kg) in D♭. Tue (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] SU713733
244866 S Tilehurst, Berkshire, S Michael (S), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SU673729
244966 S Bradfield, Berkshire, S Andrew, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. SU603725
245066.1 ENE Wimbotsham, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Bells in store; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TF622048