Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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2001126.7 ESE Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TF382691
2002126.7 SE Horbling, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. TF118351
2003126.8 SSE Meriden, West Midlands, S Laurence (T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] SP252816
2004126.8 SE Langham, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F. SK843112
2005126.8 S Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
2006126.8 SSE Wolvey, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in G. [website] SP430879
2007126.9 ESE Raithby, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. TF373670
2008126.9 S Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, S Cassian (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO891735
2009127 SSE Gaulby, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in G♯. SK694010
2010127 SSE Billesdon, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Fri. SK719025
2011127 SE Swayfield, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SK993226
2012127.1 SSE King's Norton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in E♭. SK688005
2013127.1 SE Billingborough, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A♭. TF117342
2014127.1 S Bucknell, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 4-2-8 (232 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. SO354738
2015127.1 SSE Frolesworth, Leicestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP503906
2016127.2 SE Sempringham, Lincolnshire, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in G♯. No mains electricity. TF106328
2017127.3 SE Aslackby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; not well in tune. TF085303
2018127.4 SSE Great Glen, Leicestershire, S Cuthbert (GF), 8, 9-0-26 (469 kg) in A♭. SP652977
2019127.5 SSE Keresley, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 6, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP316825
2020127.6 S Stowe, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SO310737
2021127.6 SSE Skeffington, Leicestershire, S Thomas a Becket, 5, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in A♭. SK741026
2022127.6 S Rock, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO731711
2023127.7 ESE West Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. TF367637
2024127.7 SE Cottesmore, Rutland, S Nicholas (T), 6, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. SK902136
2025127.9 ESE Hundleby, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF389665
2026128 S Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
2027128.1 SSE Willoughby Waterleys, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B♭. Mon. SP575924
2028128.1 SSE Leire, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. SP525900
2029128.1 SSE Berkswell, West Midlands, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP243791
2030128.1 SE Greetham, Rutland, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in A♭. SK924146
2031128.1 SSE Wistow, Leicestershire, S Wistan (GF), 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in C. SP643959
2032128.1 SE Swinstead, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in G♯. TF018224
2033128.1 SSE Barston, West Midlands, S Swithin (GF), 6, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C. Thu (2nd) 18:30. [website] SP207780
2034128.2 SE Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-4 (218 kg) in C♯. TF069270
2035128.2 SSE Foleshill, West Midlands, S Laurence, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,1,3 of 4. [website] SP353825
2036128.3 SSE Illston on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A♭. SP706993
2037128.3 S Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
2038128.3 SSE Allesley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SP301806
2039128.3 SSE Shilton, Warwickshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SP403843
2040128.3 ESE Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. TF497845
2041128.4 SSE Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 3, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. SP547904
2042128.4 ESE Alford, Lincolnshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. TF455760
2043128.4 ESE Partney, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF410683
2044128.4 ESE East Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. TF382639
2045128.4 S Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
2046128.5 SSE Knowle, West Midlands, S John Bapt, S Lawrence, & S Anne, 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP182767
2047128.5 SSE Claybrooke, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-10 (703 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. SP496879
2048128.5 SE Oakham, Rutland, All Saints, 8, 24-2-9 (1249 kg) in E♭. Tue. SK860089
2049128.6 SSE Ansty, Warwickshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SP399836
2050128.6 SSE Peatling Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints, 4, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F. SP594924