Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160151.8 ESE Hartford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] TL255725
160251.9 SSW Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 2-1-9 (118 kg) in F. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SP173257
160351.9 NNE Torksey, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK836789
160451.9 NW Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
160551.9 SSW Didbrook, Gloucestershire, S George (GF), 5, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; ropes fall in a straight line for 1-4. [website] SP054314
160651.9 SSE Granborough, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Wed. SP767250
160752 S Wootton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP438198
160852 NE Branston, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. [website] TF021673
160952 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
161052 NNE Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
161152 NNE Clarborough, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK734832
161252.1 SE Little Barford, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. TL177569
161352.1 SE Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
161452.1 NW Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
161552.1 SSE Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
161652.1 WNW Childs Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SJ665250
161752.1 NNE Sutton cum Lound, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Wed. SK680849
161852.2 NE Nocton, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (1st). [website] TF060641
161952.2 W Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
162052.2 ESE Broughton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. [website] TL280779
162152.2 S Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
162252.2 SSE Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F. Wed. SP901307
162352.2 ENE Weston, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. TF292251
162452.2 SW Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
162552.3 ENE Swineshead, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Kirnberger III temperament tuning. TF237401
162652.3 SW Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
162752.3 SSW Bledington, Gloucestershire, S Leonard, 6, 8-0-13 (412 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SP244225
162852.3 WSW Martley, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. [website] SO756598
162952.4 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S John Ev, Ranmoor, 10, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] SK319862
163052.4 NE Timberland, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. [website] TF121582
163152.4 N Treeton, South Yorkshire, S Helen, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G♯. SK432877
163252.4 NNW Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
163352.5 SW Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
163452.5 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
163552.5 SSE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
163652.5 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
163752.6 SW Strensham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO910406
163852.6 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
163952.7 SE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
164052.7 ENE Wigtoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF262362
164152.7 N Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SK517882
164252.7 SSE Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in F♯. SP677209
164352.7 SW Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
164452.7 WSW Shelsley Beauchamp, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. [website] SO731628
164552.7 WSW Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
164652.7 SSW Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. [website] SP091278
164752.8 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 12, 34-0-7 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; access to ringing room by three independent routes. Thu. SK354874
164852.8 S Charlbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SP355194
164952.8 WNW Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
165052.8 S Ambrosden, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 20-1-6 (1031 kg) in E. SP602194