Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160161.2 NE Hemingbrough, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. SE673306
160261.2 E Sleaford, Lincolnshire, S Denys (T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Fri. TF068458
160361.3 SW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
160461.3 NW Southport, Merseyside, Emmanuel, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD356186
160561.3 SSW Stoke Bliss, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO651628
160661.3 ENE Normanby by Spital, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. TF001881
160761.3 NNW Waddington, Lancashire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD728438
160861.3 E Blankney, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (2nd). [website] TF068600
160961.3 SE Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, S Etheldreda (GF;T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] SP675726
161061.3 ESE Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, S Medardus (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. TF012180
161161.4 SSE Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire, S Michael (T), 5, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SP387577
161261.4 NNE Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE506410
161361.4 SSE Lighthorne, Warwickshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 5-2-6 (282 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SP335560
161461.5 E Walcot, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TF059351
161561.5 E Aswarby, Lincolnshire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF067399
161661.5 E Metheringham, Lincolnshire, S Wilfrid (GF;T), 8, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed. [website] TF070612
161761.5 SSE Welton, Northamptonshire, S Martin, 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. SP581660
161861.6 WSW Forden, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. SJ227011
161961.6 ESE South Luffenham, Rutland, S Mary V (GF), 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-4 of 5. SK941019
162061.6 WSW Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales, S Myllin, 6, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SJ141195
162161.6 NW Southport, Merseyside, Christ Church, 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SD336172
162261.6 E Dorrington, Lincolnshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 9-3-25 (507 kg) in A. Unringable. TF076533
162361.6 NE Amcotts, Lincolnshire, S Mark (T), 3 U/R, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SE855141
162461.7 NNE Collingham, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 8, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in B♭. Tue. SE390460
162561.7 NNE Cawood, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SE577377
162661.7 SSW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
162761.7 ESE Harringworth, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in F. PN rotates: Caldecott; Seaton; Harringworth. Mon (on a rota basis). SP916974
162861.7 SW Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
162961.7 SSW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
163061.7 SE Desborough, Northamptonshire, S Giles, 8, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SP803830
163161.7 SE Harrington, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP778805
163261.7 NNW Broughton, Lancashire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD528343
163361.8 SSW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
163461.8 E Osbournby, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF069381
163561.8 NNE North Rigton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 3-0-6 (155 kg) in F. SE280491
163661.8 S Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
163761.8 SE Gretton, Northamptonshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A♭. SP898944
163861.8 SSW Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
163961.9 S Welford on Avon, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SP145522
164061.9 NE Luddington, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. SE834172
164162 ENE Glentham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF003904
164262 N Broughton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD933503
164362 E Ruskington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way for rehanging and refurbishment. TF082510
164462 SSW Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
164562 S Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire, S Laurence (GF;T), 8, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP100518
164662.1 NNW Goosnargh, Lancashire, S Mary V, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. Tue. SD559369
164762.1 SSE Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 8, 15-1-27 (787 kg) in E. Mon. SP627677
164862.1 SE Maidwell, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Maidwell; Haselbech. Fri (exc 1st). [website] SP749769
164962.2 SW Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
165062.2 NE Frodingham, Lincolnshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE891108