Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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120150.5 N Sowerby, West Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 8, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SE042232
120250.5 WSW Kinnerley, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ338209
120350.5 WSW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
120450.5 NW St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
120550.6 SW Eaton under Heywood, Shropshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO499900
120650.6 SE Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire, S Helen (GF), 5, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] SP681827
120750.6 E Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, S Vincent (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in F. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck. Wed (on a rota basis). SK939485
120850.6 NE Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F. SK770922
120950.6 ENE Marton, Lincolnshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK839817
121050.6 S Feckenham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP009616
121150.6 ENE Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
121250.7 E Honington, Lincolnshire, S Wilfred (GF), 5, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK943433
121350.7 SE Horninghold, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP806970
121450.7 NNW Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
121550.8 SSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
121650.8 SW Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
121750.8 ENE Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625
121850.8 SE Great Bowden, Leicestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F. Tue. SP746888
121950.8 WNW Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
122050.8 S Coughton, Warwickshire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP083605
122150.9 SW Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
122250.9 SE Market Harborough, Leicestershire, S Dionysius (T), 10, 18-3-5 (955 kg) in F. Mon. SP733872
122350.9 SSW Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
122450.9 NNW Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Peter, Walsden (T), 8, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SD935220
122550.9 ENE Gate Burton, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Steel bells; the ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SK838828
122650.9 NNE Ackworth, West Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th. Fri. SE440180
122751 N Liversedge, West Yorkshire, Christ Church (T), 8, 13-0-7 (664 kg) in F. Wed. SE202239
122851 W Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
122951 SSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
123051 NNE Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE361209
123151.1 ESE Ridlington, Rutland, S Mary Magd & S Andrew (GF), 4, 7-1-24 (379 kg) in B♭. SK847027
123251.1 S Sherbourne, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-1-17 (579 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP262611
123351.1 SE Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Fri. SP602752
123451.1 E Normanton on Cliffe, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK948462
123551.1 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
123651.1 ESE Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in G♯. Fri. SK930241
123751.2 SE East Farndon, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in B♭. SP716847
123851.2 E Fulbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck. Wed (on a rota basis). SK947504
123951.2 S Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F. PN shared: Salford Priors(1st); Aston Cantlow(exc 1st). Wed (exc 1st). [website] SP137598
124051.3 NE Misterton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK764947
124151.3 ESE North Witham, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SK927218
124251.3 ESE Cottesmore, Rutland, S Nicholas (T), 6, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. SK902136
124351.4 SE Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in B. SP777913
124451.4 S Barford, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 6, 4-3-22 (251 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SP272609
124551.4 S Snitterfield, Warwickshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 16-0-16 (820 kg) in F. Thu 17:30. [website] SP218600
124651.4 NW Wigan, Greater Manchester, S James, Poolstock, 8, 25-2-21 (1305 kg) in D. Tue. SD578045
124751.5 SSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
124851.5 E Leadenham, Lincolnshire, S Swithin, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in E. SK950517
124951.5 SW Church Stretton, Shropshire, S Laurence, 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SO452936
125051.5 NW Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927