Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4201153.4 SW Froyle, Hampshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. [website] SU755428
4202153.4 WSW Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
4203153.5 WSW Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
4204153.5 SW Newbury, Berkshire, S Nicolas, 10, 21-2-1 (1093 kg) in D. Mon. [website] SU470671
4205153.5 SSW Wilmington, East Sussex, S Mary & S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TQ544042
4206153.5 WSW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
4207153.6 SSW Henfield, West Sussex, S Peter (S;T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E. Wed. TQ211161
4208153.6 SW Welford, Berkshire, S Gregory Gt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,4,2,5; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] SU408731
4209153.6 WSW Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
4210153.6 SW Coleshill, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Shellingford. Thu (2nd). SU235937
4211153.6 W Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
4212153.6 SW Basingstoke, Hampshire, All Saints (S;T), 10, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU637516
4213153.6 WNW Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
4214153.7 WSW Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
4215153.7 SSW Northchapel, West Sussex, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 3-0-7 (156 kg) in E. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). SU952294
4216153.8 SW Binsted, Hampshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SU771409
4217153.8 WNW Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
4218153.9 SW Speen, Berkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU455678
4219153.9 WSW Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
4220153.9 SW Wolverton, Hampshire, S Catherine, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] SU551585
4221153.9 WSW Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
4222153.9 SSW Willingdon, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-14 (527 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TQ589024
4223154 W Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
4224154 WNW Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
4225154 SW Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
4226154 WNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
4227154 WSW Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
4228154.1 W Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
4229154.2 SW East Garston, Berkshire, All Saints, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. PN: by arrangement. SU361770
4230154.2 WSW Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
4231154.2 SSW Iford, East Sussex, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TQ408073
4232154.3 W Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
4233154.4 WSW Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498
4234154.4 W Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
4235154.4 WNW Burnsall, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♯. SE032615
4236154.5 WSW Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
4237154.5 NW Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Patrick, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE219907
4238154.5 W Knutsford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ752785
4239154.5 NW Thornaby on Tees, North Yorkshire, S Paul, 8, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:45. NZ450176
4240154.5 WSW Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
4241154.5 W Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
4242154.6 SSW Rodmell, East Sussex, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way Retune, rehang with new trad fittings, rebuild/strengthen frame (Blyth & Co). TQ421062
4243154.7 W Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
4244154.7 W Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
4245154.7 SSW Alfriston, East Sussex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in A. Rung from chancel crossing. Tue. TQ521030
4246154.7 SW Wootton St Lawrence, Hampshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SU592532
4247154.7 WSW Sevenhampton, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP032217
4248154.7 SW Newtown, Hampshire, S Mary V & S John Bapt, 4, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. [website] SU476637
4249154.8 WNW Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
4250154.9 WSW Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165