Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5001184.8 E Alvingham, Lincolnshire, S Adelwold (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; Shares a churchyard with North Cockerington (the only example of two rings of bells in one churchyard). TF367913
5002184.8 S Maker, Cornwall, S Mary & S Julian, 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. SX446519
5003184.9 ESE Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, S James (T), 8, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in G♯. PN shared (exc 5th Wed); Godmanchester; Hemingford Grey; truncated spire. Wed (1st, 4th, 5th). [website] TL292708
5004184.9 S Brixton, Devon, S Mary, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. SX553521
5005185 ESE Sutton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. TL218475
5006185 E Leverton, Lincolnshire, S Helena (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in G. TF399478
5007185 E Fleet, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. TF388236
5008185 ENE Roos, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-3-11 (653 kg) in F. Tue. TA290296
5009185 S Dittisham, Devon, S George (T), 6, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SX861550
5010185 ENE Marshchapel, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (T), 3, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. TF359988
5011185.1 SE Heckfield, Hampshire, S Michael, 5, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu (1st: Apr-Sept). [website] SU722605
5012185.1 ESE Maidenhead, Berkshire, All Saints, Boyne Hill, 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in E. SU877808
5013185.1 ESE Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
5014185.2 ESE White Waltham, Berkshire, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (2nd, 4th, 5th). SU854775
5015185.2 ESE Flamstead, Hertfordshire, S Leonard, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL078145
5016185.2 SE Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
5017185.3 ESE Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, S Mary V (S), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL241522
5018185.3 E Spilsby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. TF400660
5019185.3 S Yealmpton, Devon, S Bartholomew, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in F♯. SX577517
5020185.3 ESE Waresley, Cambridgeshire, S James, 4, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in F♯. [website] TL249545
5021185.3 WSW Doneraile, Cork, Republic of Ireland, S Mary, 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. R601077
5022185.4 ENE Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Patrick (T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in F♯. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TA315225
5023185.4 S Talland, Cornwall, S Tallan (GF), 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX228516
5024185.4 E South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
5025185.4 E Old Leake, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. TF407502
5026185.4 ESE Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, S Pandionia & S John, 4 U/R, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] TL268596
5027185.5 S Halwell, Devon, S Leonard, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX777532
5028185.5 ESE Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
5029185.6 SSE Brixham, Devon, S Mary, Higher Brixham (T), 10, 17-0-4 (865 kg) in E. Thu. SX921551
5030185.6 ESE Offley, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. TL145268
5031185.6 ESE Hilton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st). [website] TL290661
5032185.6 ESE Arlesey, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Fri. TL191375
5033185.7 S St Newlyn East, Cornwall, S Newlina (GF), 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A♭. Tue. SW828563
5034185.7 S Lansallos, Cornwall, S Ildierna, 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. SX172515
5035185.7 SSE Weymouth, Dorset, All Saints, Wyke Regis (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY662777
5036185.7 S Modbury, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 17-2-7 (892 kg) in E♭. SX655515
5037185.8 SE Barkham, Berkshire, S James, 4, 3-2-13 (184 kg) in C. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible from porch. Wed (3rd) 19:00. SU783664
5038185.8 E Sutton St James, Lincolnshire, S James (T), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. Tue PN alternates with Gedney; detached tower. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF396183
5039185.8 SE Romsey, Hampshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Ethelflaeda, 8, 22-1-23 (1141 kg) in D♭. Wed. [website] SU351212
5040185.8 SE Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
5041185.8 E 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
5042185.8 ESE Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 8, 19-1-4 (980 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TL055078
5043185.8 SE Wokingham, Berkshire, S Paul, 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F. Tue. SU805689
5044185.8 ESE Pidley, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. [website] TL327782
5045185.8 ESE St Ives, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL309715
5046185.9 S Fowey, Cornwall, S Fimbarrus, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Thu. SX125517
5047185.9 S Lanteglos by Fowey, Cornwall, S Wyllow (GF), 6, 10-3-20 (555 kg) in F. SX144515
5048185.9 SSE Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
5049186 E Partney, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF410683
5050186 SSE Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864