Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
21.2 W Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
31.3 SE Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
42.7 ENE 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
52.7 SE Orton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Edith of Polesworth (S;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon (4th). SK304039
62.7 E Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
73.3 SSW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
83.4 N Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
93.9 NNW Lullington, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: South Derbyshire Ringing Centre. SK249129
104 ESE Twycross, Leicestershire, S James, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable. SK338049
114.1 S Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
124.5 WNW Harlaston, Staffordshire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SK214109
134.6 NE Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
144.8 SE Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
154.9 WSW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
165.1 NNE Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
175.6 ESE Congerstone, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A. Thu (confirm first). SK366054
185.8 ENE Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
195.9 E Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
206.1 WNW Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
216.2 SE Sibson, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Mon (2nd). SK354009
226.2 SSE Atherstone, Warwickshire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. Octagonal tower. Wed (not always: check). [website] SP308979
236.2 NNW Rosliston, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK243168
246.6 NE Packington, Leicestershire, Holy Rood (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. SK358144
256.7 N Church Gresley, Derbyshire, S George & S Mary (S), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in G. Church closed; ringing prohibited. [website] SK293181
266.9 SSE Witherley, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). SP325973
277 SW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
287.2 SSE Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
297.2 ENE Heather, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in A♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK389108
307.4 ESE Carlton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 6-2-0 (330 kg) in B. Unringable. SK396049
317.5 W Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
327.7 NE Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF), 10, 21-2-24 (1103 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. SK360167
337.8 NNW Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK215182
347.8 SE Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
357.9 E Ibstock, Leicestershire, S Denys (T), 6, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SK404095
368 SSW Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
378.2 N Newhall, Derbyshire, S John (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SK291206
388.4 ESE Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in E. Tue. SK407032
398.4 NW Alrewas, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue. SK167152
408.5 SW Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
418.6 ENE Ravenstone, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SK401139
428.8 NNE Hartshorne, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in G♯. SK327208
438.9 NW Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, S James (T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in F. Wed. SK187185
449.2 NNW Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. SK242218
459.2 NE Coleorton, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-25 (659 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SK390172
469.2 S Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
479.5 ESE Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
489.6 SSW Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
499.6 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Modwen (T), 8, 18-3-22 (963 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (exc 1st). SK250227
509.7 SE Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972