Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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280198.6 E Wigtoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF262362
280298.6 SSE Freeland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in D. SP413127
280398.6 SE Chesterton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. SP561213
280498.6 SSE Driffield, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU074997
280598.6 SE Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. Tue. SP898513
280698.7 NNE Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
280798.7 SE Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
280898.7 ESE Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. [website] TL070758
280998.7 SSW Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
281098.7 SE Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
281198.8 ENE Habrough, Lincolnshire, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. TA154143
281298.9 SSE Church Hanborough, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP425128
281398.9 SE Bicester, Oxfordshire, S Edburg (T), 10, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. SP582222
281498.9 E West Ashby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Also 8 tubular bells; unringable. TF265724
281598.9 NE Birdsall, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,6 of 6. SE818654
281698.9 SSW Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
281798.9 SE Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
281898.9 SE Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
281998.9 ENE North Killingholme, Lincolnshire, S Denys (GF), 4, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G. TA144173
282098.9 SSE Witney, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in E. Tue. SP356092
282199 NE Nunnington, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE665790
282299 SE Beachampton, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP770370
282399 ESE Shelton, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. TL033688
282499 SE Souldrop, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP985615
282599 ENE Riby, Lincolnshire, S Edmund (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. PN rotates: Healing; Laceby; Riby; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. Tue (on a rota basis). TA184074
282699 ENE East Halton, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TA141184
282799 SSE Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SP530185
282899.1 SSE Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
282999.1 E Mareham le Fen, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 3 U/R, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF278612
283099.1 ESE Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, S Michael, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL116831
283199.1 E Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Nicolas (GF;T), 8, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. TF250224
283299.1 ENE Irby upon Humber, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. TA195049
283399.1 SSE Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
283499.1 SSE Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
283599.1 ESE Winwick, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in G♯. [website] TL104807
283699.2 SE Harrold, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Fri (alt). SP953566
283799.3 S Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
283899.3 ESE Brington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-22 (226 kg) in D. [website] TL082759
283999.3 ENE Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 12, 34-3-12 (1771 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. TA031397
284099.3 SSE Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
284199.3 NE Helmsley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Mon. SE611838
284299.4 SE Launton, Oxfordshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Tue. SP604228
284399.4 SE Odell, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP966580
284499.4 SE Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
284599.4 ESE Covington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] TL054707
284699.4 SE Hillesden, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-0-12 (463 kg) in G♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP685287
284799.4 ENE Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S John & S Martin (T), 10, 41-1-20 (2105 kg) in C. Tue. [website] TA037392
284899.4 ENE Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, Minster Ch of the Most Holy & Undivided Trinity, 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble, 2♯, and 6♭; also a 25-bell carillon. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 20:00. TA099285
284999.5 ESE Woodston, Cambridgeshire, S Augustine of Canterbury (GF;T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TL185977
285099.6 S Tortworth, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in G. Thu. ST704933