Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Swineshead, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in F. Kirnberger III temperament tuning. TF237401
21.6 SSW Bicker, Lincolnshire, S Swithin (T), 8, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. Tue (3rd: Apr-Oct). TF224378
32.9 SSE 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
43.2 SW Donington, Lincolnshire, S Mary & Holy Rood, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in F. TF208359
53.9 SSW Quadring, Lincolnshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F♯. Tue (4th: Apr-Oct). TF224341
64.1 SE Sutterton, Lincolnshire, S Mary BV, 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF284355
74.3 ESE Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF304385
84.5 SE Algarkirk, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel crossing. TF291352
95.2 S Gosberton, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). TF237317
105.5 E Frampton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF325391
115.7 E Wyberton, Lincolnshire, S Leodegar, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF328408
125.8 WNW Great Hale, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. TF148429
136.1 ENE Boston, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 21-1-10 (1084 kg) in E♭. Also 4 qr bells (1932), and another 11 (1949): for chiming only; ringing temporarily suspended; Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TF326441
146.1 W Helpringham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 5, 14-0-17 (719 kg) in F. Tuning: (approx) 1-3,4♯,5 of 5. TF138407
156.3 WNW Heckington, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in D. Tue. TF142441
166.5 ENE Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Unringable. TF337431
176.7 WSW Swaton, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TF133375
187.5 S Surfleet, Lincolnshire, S Laurence (GF), 12, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st). TF251282
198 WSW Horbling, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. TF118351
208 E Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, S Guthlac, 6, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF364425
218.2 WNW Asgarby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5; former 3/5 cracked ~1830 & 'lost'. TF116453
228.3 WSW Billingborough, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A♭. TF117342
238.4 WNW Ewerby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 10, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in D. TF121472
248.9 ENE Freiston, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. TF377437
259.1 S Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E. TF241255
269.3 WSW Sempringham, Lincolnshire, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in G♯. No mains electricity. TF106328
279.3 WNW Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire, S Denys (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF099460
289.5 WSW Threekingham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. TF089361
299.8 ENE Butterwick, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Tue. TF387449
309.8 NE Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
319.9 SSE Weston, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. TF292251
3210 NW Anwick, Lincolnshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF114506
3310.1 WNW Evedon, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. TF092475
3410.3 SW Dowsby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Unringable. TF113292
3510.3 S Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Paul, Fulney (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. TF261237
3610.4 NNW Billinghay, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TF156549
3710.5 W Osbournby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF069381
3810.5 W Aswarby, Lincolnshire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF067399
3910.6 ENE Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
4010.9 SSE Moulton, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in E. TF306241
4110.9 N Tattershall, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston; long draught c. 65ft of rope. Mon (3rd). [website] TF211575
4211 WNW Sleaford, Lincolnshire, S Denys (T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Fri. TF068458
4311.1 WSW Folkingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Tue. TF071337
4411.1 S Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Nicolas (GF;T), 8, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. TF250224
4511.1 N Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
4611.1 ENE Leverton, Lincolnshire, S Helena (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in G. TF399478
4711.2 WSW Aslackby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; not well in tune. TF085303
4811.3 W Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire, S Denys, 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). TF057430
4911.4 SSE Whaplode, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. TF323240
5011.4 WSW Walcot, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TF059351