Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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3001136.3 SE Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 10, 22-1-0 (1130 kg) in E♭. SP961685
3002136.3 SE Wollaston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16-2-17 (846 kg) in E. Rung from chancel crossing. Wed. SP908630
3003136.3 SE Ashton, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 5, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in C. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-5 of 6. SP765499
3004136.4 SSE Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
3005136.4 SSE Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
3006136.4 S Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
3007136.5 SSE Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
3008136.6 E Mumby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TF515744
3009136.6 W Taney, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Christ Church, 8, 19-3-0 (1003 kg) in E. Mon. O174281
3010136.6 SSE Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032
3011136.6 SE Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 6, 14-3-22 (759 kg) in F. Mon (with exceptions). SP715454
3012136.7 SSE Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
3013136.7 ESE Thorpe St Peter, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg). Unringable. TF484606
3014136.8 SSE Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
3015136.8 ESE Stanground, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. [website] TL199974
3016136.8 ESE Old Fletton, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret (GF;T), 5, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A♭. [website] TL197970
3017136.9 SE Alderton, Northamptonshire, S Margaret (GF), 5, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in G♯. SP740469
3018136.9 SSE North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
3019136.9 SE Farndish, Bedfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SP927637
3020136.9 S Woolaston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST586993
3021137 ESE Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 17-2-4 (891 kg) in E♭. Wed. TF500650
3022137 SE Rushden, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-17 (922 kg) in E. Fri 20:00. [website] SP957665
3023137 SSE Spelsbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. SP349215
3024137 SE Evenley, Northamptonshire, S George, 5, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. SP584351
3025137.1 SSE Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
3026137.1 ESE Holbeach, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in E♭. Tue 10:30. TF358247
3027137.1 SSE Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
3028137.1 SSE Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SP279179
3029137.1 SSE Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
3030137.2 W Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Christ Church Cathedral, 16, 45-0-20 (2295 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 6♯,9♯, and 13♯. Fri 19:00. O152339
3031137.2 SE Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP866570
3032137.2 SSE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
3033137.2 W Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, National Cath Ch of S Patrick (S), 12, 45-1-18 (2307 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble, 2♯, and 6♭. Tue (with additions) 18:30. O151335
3034137.2 SE Keyston, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] TL043754
3035137.3 SE Chelveston, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP988691
3036137.3 SSE Ascott under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP300186
3037137.3 W Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, S Audoen, 6, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in F. O149339
3038137.3 SE Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F. SP888588
3039137.4 W Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, S Augustine & S John (RC), 10, 22-3-2 (1157 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. O147338
3040137.4 SSE Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
3041137.4 SSE Coln Rogers, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SP087096
3042137.5 SSE Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286
3043137.6 WNW Hillsborough, Down, Northern Ireland, S Malachi, 10, 18-3-16 (960 kg) in E. Wed (exc Summer). [website] J244587
3044137.6 SE Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present. SP758469
3045137.6 SE Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TL176918
3046137.7 SE Bythorn, Cambridgeshire, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Truncated spire. [website] TL056759
3047137.7 NNE Embleton, Northumberland, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NU230224
3048137.7 SE Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, S Michael, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL116831
3049137.8 SE Wymington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP955644
3050137.8 SSE Windrush, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SP193130