Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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195189.1 S Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
195289.1 NNW Bridekirk, Cumbria, S Bridget (T), 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in A♭. [website] NY116336
195389.1 ESE Helpringham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 5, 14-0-17 (719 kg) in F. Tuning: (approx) 1-3,4♯,5 of 5. TF138407
195489.2 SSW Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
195589.3 NNE Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (S), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. NZ341498
195689.4 SSE Lutterworth, Leicestershire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-1 (737 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP542844
195789.4 SSW Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
195889.4 SSE Brinklow, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP436796
195989.5 SSE Kimcote, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. PN shared with Gilmorton. Tue (2nd). SP585865
196089.5 SE Swinstead, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in G♯. TF018224
196189.6 S 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
196289.6 SE Exton, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. SK920111
196389.7 SE Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire, S James, 3, 7-1-6 (371 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK988183
196489.7 ENE Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Oswald, 6, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in A. Thu. TA226701
196589.7 S Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
196689.7 S Lapworth, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] SP163710
196789.8 SE Belton in Rutland, Rutland, S Peter (GF), 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SK816013
196889.8 SE Aslackby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; not well in tune. TF085303
196989.9 ESE Swaton, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TF133375
197089.9 ESE Horbling, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. TF118351
197190 SSW Hopton Heath, Shropshire, The Fire Ring (GF), 8, 0-2-8 (29 kg) in C. Ringing currently not permitted. SO382775
197290 E Louth, Lincolnshire, S James, 8, 31-0-7 (1578 kg) in D. Tue. TF326873
197390 SSE Misterton, Leicestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 7-0-13 (362 kg) in G. [website] SP556840
197490 ESE Sempringham, Lincolnshire, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 6, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in G♯. No mains electricity. TF106328
197590.1 E Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Church closed; ringing prohibited; service bell (hung dead) - was intended as future 2nd of octave. TA342276
197690.1 SSE Honiley, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. SP244722
197790.1 E Covenham St Bartholomew, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Building owned by Covenham St Bartholomew Heritage Trust; unringable; rung from chancel. TF339945
197890.2 ESE Billingborough, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A♭. TF117342
197990.2 E Covenham St Mary, Lincolnshire, Annunciation BVM, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable. TF339943
198090.2 SSW Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
198190.2 NNE Tanfield, Durham, S Margaret (T), 10, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in G. Fri (exc 3rd). NZ187554
198290.2 SE Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-4 (218 kg) in C♯. TF069270
198390.3 SE Church Langton, Leicestershire, S Peter, 8, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in E. SP723934
198490.3 SE Allexton, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 4, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-4 of 5. SK817004
198590.3 SE Hambleton, Rutland, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in G. SK899075
198690.4 S Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, S Michael (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. [website] SO949676
198790.4 SE Ridlington, Rutland, S Mary Magd & S Andrew (GF), 4, 7-1-24 (379 kg) in B♭. SK847027
198890.4 E North Cotes, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 5-1-13 (273 kg) in D. Unringable. TA350006
198990.5 SSE Gumley, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF), 3, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A. SP679902
199090.5 SSE Churchover, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SP510808
199190.6 SSE Harborough Magna, Warwickshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable Wheels (partly) removed; anticlockwise. [website] SP476792
199290.6 S Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
199390.6 SSE Kenilworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP285724
199490.7 SSE Wroxall, Warwickshire, former ch of S Leonard, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SP221707
199590.8 S Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
199690.8 SSW Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
199790.9 S Eastham, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 4, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SO656687
199891 SE Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, S Medardus (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. TF012180
199991 NW Workington, Cumbria, S Michael (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] NX997289
200091 E Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TF350930