Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4801132.9 NNW Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
4802132.9 SSW Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
4803132.9 W Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
4804132.9 SW Potterne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. [website] ST995585
4805132.9 WNW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
4806132.9 WSW Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
4807133 WSW North Nibley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. [website] ST735961
4808133 SSW Curdridge, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 25-3-19 (1317 kg) in D. Mon. [website] SU528138
4809133 W Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
4810133.1 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
4811133.1 WSW Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
4812133.2 WSW Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO558380
4813133.2 WSW Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, S Cuthbert, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] SO568347
4814133.2 W Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
4815133.3 W Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
4816133.3 SW Idmiston, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU197373
4817133.3 SW Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
4818133.3 W Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
4819133.3 WSW Badminton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). ST806828
4820133.3 WSW Ballingham, Herefordshire, S Dubricius, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO575316
4821133.3 SW Mottisfont, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 6-0-23 (315 kg) in A♭. [website] SU325267
4822133.4 NW Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
4823133.4 W Eye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♭. [website] SO496638
4824133.5 WSW Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO533453
4825133.5 SW East Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Lockerley; East Tytherley. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SU292290
4826133.5 WNW Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
4827133.6 W Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
4828133.6 WSW Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO597240
4829133.7 WNW Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
4830133.7 WSW Ruardean, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (4th). [website] SO621176
4831133.8 W Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
4832133.8 W Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
4833133.8 SW West Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter, 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU273297
4834133.9 SW Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
4835133.9 NW Addingham, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ilkley. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SE085497
4836134 NNW Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, S Columba, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE399760
4837134 SSW Botley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SU511130
4838134 W Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
4839134 WSW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
4840134.1 SW North Stoneham, Hampshire, S Nicolas (GF), 10, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SU440173
4841134.2 SW Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
4842134.2 WSW Bridstow, Herefordshire, S Bridget (GF), 8, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A♭. [website] SO584248
4843134.2 WNW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
4844134.3 WNW Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
4845134.3 SW Winterslow, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-16 (604 kg) in F♯. Rung from porch. [website] SU228325
4846134.3 SW Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
4847134.3 SW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
4848134.4 SW Lockerley, Hampshire, S John, 6, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. PN shared: Lockerley; East Tytherley. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU298266
4849134.4 SW Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
4850134.4 W Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236