Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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130146 SE Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
130246 NNE East Markham, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F. Tue. SK743726
130346.1 WSW Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
130446.1 SW Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
130546.2 NE Navenby, Lincolnshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F♯. SK986578
130646.2 WNW Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
130746.2 S Fritwell, Oxfordshire, S Olave, 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SP524293
130846.3 S North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
130946.4 SSE Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
131046.4 WSW Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
131146.4 ESE Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 5, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Mon. TL107629
131246.4 SE Bromham, Bedfordshire, S Owen, 8, 22-3-18 (1164 kg) in D. Tue. TL013512
131346.4 E Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B. Tue. TF216161
131446.4 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
131546.4 SW Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
131646.4 W Kemberton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,4,3. [website] SJ729045
131746.5 WSW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
131846.5 WNW Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
131946.5 S Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286
132046.5 W Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
132146.5 WSW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
132246.5 W Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
132346.5 SE Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, S Dunstan (GF), 4, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. TL080586
132446.5 WSW Upper Arley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO763804
132546.6 ESE Ellington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 4, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TL160717
132646.6 S Great Tew, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 22-0-10 (1122 kg) in D. Mon. SP399288
132746.6 S Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
132846.6 NNE Elkesley, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK689755
132946.6 SE Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
133046.6 NNE Eagle, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in A. Wed (by arrangement). SK875672
133146.6 WSW Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
133246.6 NE Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. SK987588
133346.7 NE Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire, S Denys (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF099460
133446.7 ESE Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL123646
133546.7 SW Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
133646.7 SW White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
133746.8 SE Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
133846.8 SW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
133946.8 NE Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
134046.8 SSW Blockley, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SP164349
134146.8 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Woolstone (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP875392
134246.8 S Fringford, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP606291
134346.9 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
134446.9 NE Evedon, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. TF092475
134546.9 WNW Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
134646.9 NW Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
134746.9 ESE Alconbury, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6 U/R, 11-0-11 (564 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL184761
134846.9 NNW Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
134947 NE Coleby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK975605
135047 SE Biddenham, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in G. Thu. TL013499