Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Witherley, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). SP325973
20.5 SW Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
31.1 WNW Atherstone, Warwickshire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. Octagonal tower. Wed (not always: check). [website] SP308979
41.6 E Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
52.5 N Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
62.9 NE Sibson, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Mon (2nd). SK354009
73.2 NW Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
83.6 SW Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
93.7 ESE Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-3-8 (550 kg) in F♯. SP382955
104.3 NNW Orton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Edith of Polesworth (S;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon (4th). SK304039
114.3 SE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
124.5 E Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
134.7 SSE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, All Saints, Chilvers Coton, 10, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. [website] SP363907
144.8 N Twycross, Leicestershire, S James, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable. SK338049
154.9 SSW Arley, Warwickshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 6, 7-0-12 (361 kg) in A. [website] SP283906
165 NW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
175 S Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
185.7 NNE Congerstone, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A. Thu (confirm first). SK366054
195.8 NNW Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
206 ENE Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
216 N Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
226.3 NE Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in E. Tue. SK407032
236.4 SW Shustoke, Warwickshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Tue. [website] SP242909
246.5 WSW Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
256.5 NE Carlton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 6-2-0 (330 kg) in B. Unringable. SK396049
266.6 NNE Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
276.7 ESE Hinckley, Leicestershire, Assumption of SMV, 8, 22-0-6 (1120 kg) in D. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SP427938
286.8 SSE Bedworth, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. [website] SP359869
296.9 W Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
306.9 SSW Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
316.9 NNW Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
327 SE Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B. [website] SP409899
337.4 E Barwell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. Tue. SP443964
347.4 NNW Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
357.7 S Exhall, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SP340850
367.7 SSW 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
377.7 SSE Bulkington, Warwickshire, S James (T), 8, 12-1-23 (633 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP391867
387.8 N Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-1-2 (572 kg) in F♯. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone; anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SK314098
397.8 ESE Burbage, Leicestershire, S Catherine (T), 8, 14-1-23 (734 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. SP442927
408 WSW Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
418.2 ENE Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. SK453003
428.4 WNW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
438.4 WNW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
448.6 NNE Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
458.7 SE Wolvey, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in G. [website] SP430879
469.1 NNE Ibstock, Leicestershire, S Denys (T), 6, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SK404095
479.1 E Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, S Simon & S Jude, 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SP471981
489.2 S Keresley, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 6, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP316825
499.2 W Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
509.2 WSW Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890