Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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125178.8 S Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F. Fri. TF104168
125278.9 SSW Church Broughton, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SK205337
125378.9 SW Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
125479 S Greetham, Rutland, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in A♭. SK924146
125579 SW Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
125679 WSW Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
125779 NNW Lanchester, Durham, All Saints (T), 8, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Fri. NZ167473
125879.1 WSW Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
125979.1 SSW Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Mary & S Hardulph (T), 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK405233
126079.2 S Whissendine, Rutland, S Andrew (T), 6, 12-2-6 (638 kg) in E. Thu. SK832143
126179.2 SW Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
126279.2 SSW Foremark, Derbyshire, S Saviour (GF), 4, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. SK329264
126379.3 SW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
126479.3 SW Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
126579.3 SSW Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 18:30. SK576175
126679.3 NW Frosterley, Durham, The Black Bull Inn (GF;T), 12, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NZ023369
126779.5 SSW Thrussington, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 5, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in B♭. SK650157
126879.5 WNW Leck, Lancashire, S Peter (GF), 5, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. SD643765
126979.5 S Ashwell, Rutland, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Unringable. SK865137
127079.5 S Great Dalby, Leicestershire, S Swithun (GF), 5, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in A♭. SK742144
127179.5 SSW Repton, Derbyshire, S Wystan (GF), 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Thu. SK302271
127279.5 S Cottesmore, Rutland, S Nicholas (T), 6, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. SK902136
127379.6 SW Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
127479.6 WSW Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
127579.6 SSW Belton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in G♯. Thu PN shared: exc 4: Hathern; 4: Belton. Thu (4th). SK447208
127679.6 SSW Shepshed, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. Fri. SK480196
127779.8 S Little Dalby, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 3, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK774136
127879.8 SE Holme next the Sea, Norfolk, S Mary (T), 5, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A. Tue 14:00. [website] TF706434
127979.8 SSE 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
128079.9 SW Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
128179.9 SSE Fleet, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. TF388236
128279.9 SW Congleton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F. Tue. SJ859627
128379.9 WSW Leigh, Greater Manchester, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in D. SD656003
128479.9 W Brindle, Lancashire, S James, 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD599242
128579.9 SSE Lutton, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 4-2-15 (235 kg) in D. Mon. TF432255
128680 WSW Knutsford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ752785
128780 SSW Ticknall, Derbyshire, S George (S;T), 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A. Wed. SK351241
128880 WNW Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, dedication unknown, 8, 15-3-4 (802 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY775088
128980.1 W Samlesbury, Lancashire, S Leonard Less, 8, 19-1-10 (982 kg) in F. Fri. SD589303
129080.1 SSW Quorn, Leicestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 11-1-17 (579 kg) in G. Tue. SK561165
129180.1 S Rearsby, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK651146
129280.2 SSW Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
129380.2 SSW Marston on Dove, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. 3rd (8-1-18) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SK233296
129480.4 SSW Sileby, Leicestershire, S Mary, 10, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SK600151
129580.4 SSW Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D. SK630145
129680.5 WSW Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
129780.6 WSW Blackrod, Greater Manchester, S Katharine, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. SD613110
129880.6 WNW Tatham, Lancashire, S James Less (GF), 3, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B. Wed. SD605694
129980.6 SSW Worthington, Leicestershire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 2-1-1 (115 kg) in F♯. SK406206
130080.7 S Baston, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. TF113139