Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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115166.5 S Wigmore, Herefordshire, S James Ap, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO412690
115266.5 S Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
115366.5 ESE Loughborough, Leicestershire, Bell Foundry Tower, 12, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. SK541198
115466.6 NE Spofforth, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 4, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in E. SE364510
115566.6 NNW Cartmel, Cumbria, Priory Ch of S Mary V, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in G. Also original back 4 making an alternative 6, tenor 15cwt in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SD379787
115666.6 ESE Tollerton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B. Unringable; 2nd (5-3-23) is heavier than tenor. SK615347
115766.7 E Kirklington, Nottinghamshire, S Swithin, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. SK679576
115866.7 SSE Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
115966.9 S Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
116067 ESE Plumtree, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in F. Mon. SK615330
116167 SSE Shirley, West Midlands, S James Gt, 8, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP119788
116267 ESE Rempstone, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in A. Wed (not always: check). SK575245
116367 N Milnthorpe, Cumbria, S Thomas (T), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SD498815
116467 ESE Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in G. Thu. SK662468
116567 SE Thornton, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Mon. SK468076
116667.1 S Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
116767.1 SE Markfield, Leicestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK486100
116867.1 NE Wetherby, West Yorkshire, S James, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE403483
116967.1 SSE Bickenhill, West Midlands, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Tue 20:00. [website] SP188824
117067.2 N Barbon, Cumbria, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Thu 17:30. SD630824
117167.2 E Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
117267.3 ESE Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F♯. Tue. SK644392
117367.4 ESE Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK613308
117467.4 E West Retford, Nottinghamshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. SK702813
117567.5 E Everton, Nottinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK691913
117667.5 SE Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
117767.5 E Ordsall, Nottinghamshire, All Hallows (T), 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in A. Tue. SK704797
117867.6 S Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] SO702657
117967.7 SSE Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
118067.7 NNE Ramsgill, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 3-3-23 (201 kg). Unringable. SE119709
118167.7 E Kneesall, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (T), 3, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in F♯. SK704642
118267.7 E Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
118367.7 SSE Solihull, West Midlands, S Alphege, 12, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] SP153792
118467.7 E East Retford, Nottinghamshire, S Swithun, 10, 23-0-7 (1172 kg) in E♭. Thu. SK706813
118567.7 NE Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. SE437460
118667.7 ESE Shelford, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-0-10 (767 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SK661423
118767.8 NE Kirk Deighton, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SE398505
118867.8 ENE Misson, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Thu. SK690949
118967.9 ESE Woodhouse, Leicestershire, S Mary in the Elms (T), 6, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. SK538151
119067.9 ESE Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire, S Paul (T), 6, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G. SK531140
119168 SE Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
119268 NNW Ulverston, Cumbria, S Mary V (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD288786
119368 ESE Prestwold, Leicestershire, S Andrew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in F♯. SK577214
119468 SE Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
119568 SE Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
119668.1 ESE Gonalston, Nottinghamshire, S Laurence (GF), 4, 3-3-18 (199 kg) in D. SK682474
119768.1 ESE Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 17-0-18 (872 kg) in E. Fri. SK644353
119868.1 SE Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-3-8 (550 kg) in F♯. SP382955
119968.1 SSE Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
120068.2 N Heversham, Cumbria, S Peter, 6, 13-1-15 (680 kg) in F. Fri. SD495833