Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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345186.3 S Brimpton, Berkshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU557647
345286.3 S Aldermaston, Berkshire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU596649
345386.3 SSW Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
345486.4 WNW Northop, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Eurgain & S Peter, 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ246684
345586.4 SSW 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
345686.5 SSE Harlington, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in B♭. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. TQ087782
345786.5 SSW Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
345886.5 NW Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
345986.5 NW Up Holland, Lancashire, S Thomas M (T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon 19:00. SD522051
346086.6 SW Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 8, 4-2-4 (230 kg) in D. PN: by arrangement. SO398149
346186.6 SE Edmonton, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Sun 11:30. TQ339936
346286.7 ESE Stoke by Clare, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TL740433
346386.7 SSE Willesden, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-3-7 (397 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ214847
346486.7 NNE Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, Minster Ch of the Most Holy & Undivided Trinity, 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble, 2♯, and 6♭; also a 25-bell carillon. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 20:00. TA099285
346586.7 WSW Clyro, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF;T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO213438
346686.7 WNW Neston, Cheshire, S Mary & S Helen (T), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ291774
346786.7 SSE Wraysbury, Berkshire, S Andrew, 8, 9-2-26 (494 kg) in G. Wed. TQ001739
346886.7 SSW Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
346986.7 N Bramham, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. SE427430
347086.7 ESE Finchingfield, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E♭. TL686328
347186.7 NW Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 14-1-25 (735 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SJ338845
347286.7 SSW West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
347386.8 NNE Holme on Spalding Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in A. Sat 09:00. SE820389
347486.8 SSE Hanwell, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Thu 20:00. TQ147807
347586.8 NW Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
347686.8 N Thorganby, North Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE689416
347786.8 ESE Stansfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. [website] TL783525
347886.8 ESE Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
347986.8 E Necton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. TF878097
348086.8 S Newtown, Hampshire, S Mary V & S John Bapt, 4, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. [website] SU476637
348186.8 WSW Llanbister, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO110733
348286.9 NNE Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary V, Lowgate (S), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. Tue. TA100287
348386.9 SSE Cranford, Greater London, S Dunstan, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in B. No regular ringing. TQ101781
348486.9 NNE North Newbald, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Derelict; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SE911365
348586.9 SE Wood Green, Greater London, S Michael, 6, 9-0-12 (463 kg) in G. No regular ringing. TQ308906
348687 S Mortimer, Berkshire, S John Ev, 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A. SU654645
348787 N Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, S Mary (S), 8, 20-3-1 (1055 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE485435
348887 N Bardsey, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. SE365431
348987 ESE Poslingford, Suffolk, S Mary, 5, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in G♯. [website] TL769481
349087.1 E Thetford, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 8, 18-0-1 (915 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed. TL869831
349187.1 E Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
349287.1 SW Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
349387.1 ESE Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
349487.1 ESE Fornham All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] TL837676
349587.1 SE Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
349687.1 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
349787.2 SSE Barkham, Berkshire, S James, 4, 3-2-13 (184 kg) in C. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible from porch. Wed (3rd) 19:00. SU783664
349887.2 S Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, S Katharine V&M, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU251649
349987.2 N Escrick, North Yorkshire, S Helen, 12, 34-2-10 (1757 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SE628431
350087.2 NW Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134