Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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125153.8 SSE Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity (T), 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; truncated spire; tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. [website] SP411651
125253.8 WSW Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
125353.8 N Lightcliffe, West Yorkshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in D♭. Tue. SE136254
125453.8 S Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
125553.8 SE Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-2-20 (644 kg) in F♯. SP644843
125653.8 NNE Liversedge, West Yorkshire, Christ Church (T), 8, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Wed. SE202239
125753.8 S Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
125853.9 ENE Clarborough, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK734832
125953.9 NE Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S George, 8, 29-2-17 (1506 kg) in C♯. Sat 10:00. SE574035
126053.9 ENE East Drayton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in G. Tue. SK775753
126153.9 E Claypole, Lincolnshire, S Peter (T), 5, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. SK845490
126253.9 NNW Darwen, Lancashire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in E. SD694222
126353.9 NW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SJ288930
126454 S Worcester, Worcestershire, S John in Bedwardine (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. [website] SO840544
126554 E Westborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4,5 of 5. Tue (1st, 3rd). SK850443
126654 NNW Chorley, Lancashire, S Mary (RC), 8, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E. Wed. SD582175
126754.1 ENE South Collingham, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SK826613
126854.1 SSW Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
126954.1 NNW Chorley, Lancashire, S Laurence (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD582177
127054.1 ESE Garthorpe, Leicestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK831209
127154.1 NW Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
127254.1 NW Sefton, Merseyside, S Helen (GF), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). SD356012
127354.1 WSW Montgomery, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. Mon. SO223965
127454.2 SSW Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
127554.2 ESE Tugby, Leicestershire, S Thomas a Becket, 4, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. SK761010
127654.2 WNW Ruthin, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Peter, 8, 16-0-17 (821 kg) in E. Wed 18:00. SJ123583
127754.3 SSW Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
127854.3 NNE Crofton, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. SE377181
127954.3 NE Everton, Nottinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK691913
128054.3 ENE Low Marnham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SK806693
128154.4 ENE North Collingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK829620
128254.4 SSE Alveston, Warwickshire, S James (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SP231563
128354.4 E Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SK857380
128454.4 SW Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
128554.4 SSE Ufton, Warwickshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SP378621
128654.4 SE Theddingworth, Leicestershire, All Saints, 5, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in E. Thu (4th). SP667857
128754.4 SSW Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
128854.5 E Foston, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-2-5 (434 kg) in A. Unringable. SK858429
128954.5 SE Foxton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP699897
129054.5 S White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
129154.5 NE Bentley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 5-1-27 (279 kg) in C. Tue. SE566055
129254.5 SSW Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584
129354.5 ESE Church Langton, Leicestershire, S Peter, 8, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in E. SP723934
129454.5 SSW Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
129554.5 NW Aughton, Lancashire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in C♯. Rung from aisle : north. Mon (exc 1st). SD391054
129654.5 N Halifax, West Yorkshire, S Matthew, Northowram (T), 8, 15-3-16 (807 kg) in E. Tue. SE113269
129754.5 NNE Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, S John Ev (T), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in A♭. SE192253
129854.5 N Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, S Thomas Ap (T), 8, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SD986280
129954.6 E Saltby, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 10, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in E. PN shared: Branston; Croxton Kerrial; Harston; Saltby; Sproxton. Mon (check with contact). SK851265
130054.6 NNE Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Cath Ch of All Saints (T), 12, 35-1-0 (1791 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SE332208