Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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250185.9 ESE Wymington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP955644
250285.9 SE Appleton, Oxfordshire, Workshop Campanile (The Balscote Ring) (GF), 12, 1-2-16 (83 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,4♯,5♯,8♯, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); one or more bells not hung : 6♭. SP443018
250385.9 S Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Henbury, 8, 20-1-24 (1040 kg) in E♭. Wed (1st). [website] ST563787
250485.9 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Thomas M, 10, 11-2-6 (587 kg) in G. Mon (alt, term only). [website] SP505061
250585.9 ENE Upton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. SK868867
250686 NNE Ilkley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 18-1-14 (933 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with Addingham. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SE116478
250786 ESE Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
250886 ENE Waddington, Lincolnshire, S Michael (T), 6, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in F♯. Wed (2nd, 4th). SK976641
250986 ESE Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire, S Rumbald (GF), 5, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G♯. TL026862
251086 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magdalen (T), 10, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Tue (term only). [website] SP512064
251186 SE Addington, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP742284
251286 SE Appleton, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (T), 10, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in E. Fri. SP443015
251386.1 SE Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in F♯. SP677209
251486.1 E Newton, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G♯. TF047362
251586.1 E Aunsby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF044388
251686.2 ESE Pilton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TL024845
251786.2 ESE Achurch, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 4, 5-0-5 (256 kg) in C. 3rd (5-1-6) is heavier than tenor. TL021831
251886.2 ESE Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. Tue. SP898513
251986.2 E Edenham, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 10, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in F. Thu. TF062218
252086.2 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Carfax Tower, 6, 15-0-22 (772 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Martin. [website] SP513061
252186.2 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, New College, 10, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in D. [website] SP517064
252286.2 SSE Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU103847
252386.2 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Balliol College Historic Collections Centre (GF), 6, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Cross or Holywell (Anglican); ringing prohibited. SP520066
252486.2 SE Piddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP639169
252586.2 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Ebbe, 8, 4-3-19 (250 kg) in B♭. [website] SP511060
252686.2 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Lincoln College (T), 8, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in A♭. Former church of All Saints. Wed. [website] SP514062
252786.2 E Wittering, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 5-3-12 (298 kg) in B♭. [website] TF056020
252886.3 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 26-2-9 (1350 kg) in D. [website] SP516062
252986.3 NNE Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
253086.3 E Uffington, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. TF061077
253186.3 SSE South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. SU195879
253286.3 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Aldate (S;T), 6, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP513060
253386.3 SSW Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
253486.3 SE Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S James (T), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP770312
253586.4 NNE Otley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-20 (822 kg) in F. Thu. SE201453
253686.4 ESE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
253786.4 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College, 8, 25-1-10 (1287 kg) in E♭. Rung from open galleries around the walls; The oldest complete ring of eight by one founder. [website] SP516060
253886.4 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Cath Ch of Christ (T), 12, 31-0-23 (1585 kg) in D. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP515059
253986.4 SSE Shellingford, Oxfordshire, S Faith (GF), 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. PN shared with Coleshill. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU319935
254086.4 N Thurnham, Lancashire, S Thomas & S Elizabeth (RC), 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in A. Unringable. SD465543
254186.4 ESE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
254286.4 SSE Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
254386.5 ESE Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. SP915536
254486.5 NNE Addingham, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ilkley. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SE085497
254586.5 NE Birkin, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SE530265
254686.5 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Magdalen College (S), 10, 17-1-7 (880 kg) in E. [website] SP520061
254786.5 S Frenchay, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-1-3 (217 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST639774
254886.6 SSW Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
254986.6 ESE Raunds, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 22-0-8 (1121 kg) in E♭. TL000730
255086.7 SE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, Headington, 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SP544076