Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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175194.1 SSW Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
175294.1 S Saddington, Leicestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. SP658917
175394.1 SSW Barwell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. Tue. SP443964
175494.1 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
175594.2 S Arnesby, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 7-0-1 (356 kg) in A. SP617921
175694.3 WSW Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
175794.3 S Cottingham, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in A♭. Not well in tune. SP845899
175894.3 S Tansor, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TL053909
175994.3 SSW Peatling Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints, 4, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F. SP594924
176094.3 SSW Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SP489947
176194.4 SSE Outwell, Norfolk, S Clement, 6 U/R, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF513036
176294.4 SW Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
176394.4 S Warmington, Northamptonshire, S Mary BV, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] TL077910
176494.4 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
176594.5 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
176694.5 S Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in A. [website] TL048905
176794.5 SSW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
176894.5 SSW Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
176994.5 S Glapthorn, Northamptonshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] TL024902
177094.5 SSW Willoughby Waterleys, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in B♭. Mon. SP575924
177194.6 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
177294.6 SSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
177394.6 W Lytham, Lancashire, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in F. Wed. SD356272
177494.6 WSW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
177594.7 SSE Upwell, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F. [website] TF505027
177694.7 S East Carlton, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. SP831893
177794.7 S Weldon, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 8, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A♭. SP927893
177894.7 W Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, S Chad (GF), 8, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Fri. SD348394
177994.7 SE Hindringham, Norfolk, S Martin, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. TF984364
178094.8 WSW Aughton, Lancashire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in C♯. Rung from aisle : north. Mon (exc 1st). SD391054
178194.8 SSW Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
178294.8 SW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
178394.8 SE Wiveton, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. TG043427
178494.9 S Gumley, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF), 3, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A. SP679902
178594.9 SE Fakenham, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Thu (2nd, 4th). TF919296
178694.9 WSW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
178794.9 S Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TL176918
178895 S Corby, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-3-19 (402 kg) in B♭. SP898887
178995 SSW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
179095 S Foxton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP699897
179195.1 W Lytham, Lancashire, S Joseph, Ansdell (RC), 8, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. SD348280
179295.1 SSW Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SP526926
179395.1 SW Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
179495.2 SE East Raynham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TF879255
179595.3 S Great Bowden, Leicestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F. Tue. SP746888
179695.3 W Southport, Merseyside, Emmanuel, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD356186
179795.3 SSW Sapcote, Leicestershire, All Saints, 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SP488931
179895.3 S Wilbarston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP811883
179995.4 W Halsall, Lancashire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in A. SD370102
180095.4 S Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A. SP805882