Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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250191.2 NE Whenby, North Yorkshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SE630698
250291.2 SSE Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SP195171
250391.2 SE Whitfield, Northamptonshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP607395
250491.2 SSE Fifield, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. SP239187
250591.2 S Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
250691.2 ESE Glapthorn, Northamptonshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] TL024902
250791.2 S Newland, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in E. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (2nd). [website] SO552095
250891.3 NE Goodmanham, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SE889431
250991.3 ENE Nettleton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. TA111001
251091.4 ESE Bainton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TF094060
251191.4 SSW Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
251291.4 ESE Lowick, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Fri. SP977810
251391.4 SE Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, All Hallows, 8, 28-1-19 (1444 kg) in D. Tue. SP891679
251491.5 SE Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F♯. SP764529
251591.5 SSE Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP420266
251691.5 S Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
251791.5 SE Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire, S Laurence, 6, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in F. Wed. SP822590
251891.6 NNE Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
251991.6 S Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
252091.6 ENE Walesby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, Old Church (GF), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. No mains electricity. TF138923
252191.6 SE Roade, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-2-17 (541 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Tue (alt) 19:00. SP757518
252291.6 SSE Chadlington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in F♯. SP333220
252391.6 NE Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-11 (234 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. SE772578
252491.7 S Awre, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO708080
252591.7 SSE Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
252691.7 SSE Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
252791.7 ESE Wansford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 3-3-1 (191 kg) in E♭. [website] TL073992
252891.7 NE Bishop Wilton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Edith (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE798552
252991.7 ESE West Deeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-11 (500 kg) in G♯. TF108086
253091.7 SE Brackley, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon. SP591373
253191.7 ESE Ufford, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G♯. [website] TF093040
253291.8 SE Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. SP740498
253391.8 ESE Langtoft, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Mon. TF123125
253491.8 ESE Nassington, Northamptonshire, S Mary V & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL063961
253591.8 E East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
253691.9 NNE Kilburn, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. SE513796
253791.9 ESE Yarwell, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4, 5-0-4 (256 kg) in C. [website] TL070977
253891.9 ENE Caistor, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-3-8 (601 kg) in F♯. TA116012
253991.9 SE Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
254092 ENE Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 8, 16-3-3 (852 kg) in E. Tue (with exceptions). TA033220
254192 S Tregaer, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SO417102
254292 ENE Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in F♯. Building owned by English Heritage. TA034219
254392.1 SE Great Doddington, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SP881648
254492.1 S Clearwell, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SO571079
254592.1 SSE Sherborne, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G♯. [website] SP168147
254692.1 SSE Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
254792.2 SSE North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
254892.2 SE Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP689442
254992.2 SSW Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
255092.2 S Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093