Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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150169.8 SSE Barnack, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G♯. Thu (2nd). [website] TF079050
150269.8 SW Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
150369.8 S Whetstone, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Wed. SP557975
150469.9 N Kirkleatham, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in A♭. Unringable. NZ593218
150569.9 W Leyland, Lancashire, S Andrew, 10, 22-2-16 (1150 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. SD540215
150669.9 S Narborough, Leicestershire, All Saints, 6, 20-0-16 (1023 kg) in E. Thu (not always: check). SP540975
150770 SE Gedney, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Tue PN alternates with Sutton St James. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF402243
150870 WSW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
150970 NNW Manfield, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. NZ222133
151070.1 N Marske by the Sea, North Yorkshire, S Mark, 8, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] NZ633223
151170.1 SSW Sibson, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Mon (2nd). SK354009
151270.1 SW Baswich, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ943222
151370.1 S Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, S Simon & S Jude, 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SP471981
151470.2 NNW Stanwick St John, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] NZ185119
151570.2 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
151670.2 SSW Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
151770.2 WSW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
151870.3 SSE Barrowden, Rutland, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G♯. Wed. SP944999
151970.4 SSW Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
152070.4 S Horninghold, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP806970
152170.5 WNW Goosnargh, Lancashire, S Mary V, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. Tue. SD559369
152270.5 S Wistow, Leicestershire, S Wistan (GF), 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in C. SP643959
152370.5 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
152470.5 W Preston, Lancashire, Minster Ch of S John Ev (T), 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in F. Tue. SD541293
152570.6 S Hallaton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. SP786965
152670.6 NNW Forcett, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] NZ175122
152770.6 SW Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, 10, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime; future plans: to become 12; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SJ921232
152870.6 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
152970.7 SE Lutton, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 4-2-15 (235 kg) in D. Mon. TF432255
153070.7 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
153170.7 W Up Holland, Lancashire, S Thomas M (T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon 19:00. SD522051
153270.7 SSE Seaton, Rutland, All Hallows (GF), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. PN rotates: Caldecott; Seaton; Harringworth. Mon (on a rota basis). SP904982
153370.7 SSE Ufford, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G♯. [website] TF093040
153470.7 SW Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
153570.9 SSE Wakerley, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. SP956992
153670.9 NW Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,4,7 of 8. [website] NZ002027
153771 SSW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
153871 S Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, S Andrew, 8, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in G. PN alternates: Blaby; Countesthorpe. Mon (alt). SP585954
153971.1 SSE Wittering, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 5-3-12 (298 kg) in B♭. [website] TF056020
154071.1 S Lyddington, Rutland, S Andrew, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F. PN shared: Lyddington(4th); Uppingham(exc 4th). Thu (4th). SP876969
154171.1 S Croft, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP510960
154271.1 SSE Glinton, Cambridgeshire, S Benedict (GF), 6, 14-3-5 (752 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TF154059
154371.2 W Eccleston, Lancashire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in A. Tue. SD516178
154471.3 SSE Crowland, Lincolnshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary, S Bartholomew, & S Guthlac (GF;T), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Long draught c. 70ft of rope. Fri (not always: check). TF241103
154571.3 SSW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
154671.3 SSE 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
154771.3 SSW Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
154871.4 SW Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
154971.4 W Leyland, Lancashire, S James, Moss Side (T), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SD517217
155071.4 WSW Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653