Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1951113.8 SSE Shilton, Warwickshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SP403843
1952113.8 ESE Leasingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. TF056485
1953113.9 S Knill, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO291604
1954113.9 SSE Packwood, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:15. [website] SP169728
1955113.9 ESE Martin by Timberland, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (1st, 5th) 19:00. [website] TF121599
1956113.9 SE Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Mary V (GF;T), 4, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A. SK757107
1957114 SSE Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue 20:00. [website] SP113705
1958114 SE Lowesby, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. SK723074
1959114 SE Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Catharine (T), 6, 12-3-7 (651 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK676032
1960114 S Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
1961114 SSE Ansty, Warwickshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SP399836
1962114.1 S Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
1963114.1 E Old Clee, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity & S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F. TA289084
1964114.2 SE Buckminster, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK879230
1965114.2 SSE Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
1966114.2 S New Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in B♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). SO210609
1967114.3 SE Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, S Andrew, 8, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in G. PN alternates: Blaby; Countesthorpe. Mon (alt). SP585954
1968114.3 SSE Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
1969114.3 ESE Heydour, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. TF009396
1970114.3 E Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Patrick (T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in F♯. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TA315225
1971114.4 SSW Llanbadarn Fawr, Ceredigion, Dyfed, Wales, S Padarn, 10, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 7♯. Wed. SN599810
1972114.4 NNE Alnwick, Northumberland, S Paul (RC) (T), 8 U/R, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Former church of S Paul (Anglican) (until 1982); unringable. NU186130
1973114.4 ESE 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
1974114.4 ESE Timberland, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. [website] TF121582
1975114.4 SSE Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
1976114.4 SE Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in F♯. SK920273
1977114.5 S Eardisland, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in G. Mon (1st). [website] SO420585
1978114.5 ESE Grainsby, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). Unringable. TF278994
1979114.6 SSE Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
1980114.7 SSE Coventry, West Midlands, Ruined Cath Ch of S Michael, 12, 33-3-6 (1717 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SP335789
1981114.7 SE Wymondham, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 16-3-5 (853 kg) in E♭. SK851186
1982114.7 NNE Alnwick, Northumberland, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 2,3,8 of 10. NU183137
1983114.7 ESE Waithe, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TA283007
1984114.7 SSE Lapworth, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] SP163710
1985114.9 S Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
1986114.9 SE Leire, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. SP525900
1987114.9 SSE Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
1988114.9 SE Pickwell, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in F♯. SK785113
1989114.9 ESE Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable. TF235829
1990114.9 S Martley, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. [website] SO756598
1991114.9 SSE Walsgrave on Sowe, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B. [website] SP379808
1992114.9 SE Claybrooke, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-10 (703 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. SP496879
1993115 SSE Withybrook, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. [website] SP436841
1994115 SSE Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
1995115 S Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
1996115 S Old Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Stephen (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. SO249590
1997115 SE Somerby, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. SK779104
1998115 S Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
1999115.1 ESE Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
2000115.1 S Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584