Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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135148.6 SSW Bushley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SO874343
135248.6 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
135348.7 NE Norwell, Nottinghamshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. Mon. SK775617
135448.7 S Churchill, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in G. SP283240
135548.7 WSW Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
135648.8 ESE Podington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SP941626
135748.8 SSE Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
135848.8 SSW Longdon, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO838362
135948.9 SSE Finmere, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP636331
136048.9 S Kingham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. SP258237
136148.9 NW Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
136248.9 NW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
136348.9 ESE Wymington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP955644
136448.9 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Christ Church, Dore (T), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri. SK307810
136549 NNE Whitwell, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SK526768
136649 E Oundle, Northamptonshire, S Peter (T), 8, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in D♭. [website] TL041882
136749.1 ESE Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-3-22 (912 kg) in E. TL021798
136849.1 SW Evesbatch, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-14 (108 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO686481
136949.1 E Wittering, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 5-3-12 (298 kg) in B♭. [website] TF056020
137049.2 W Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
137149.2 ESE Raunds, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 22-0-8 (1121 kg) in E♭. TL000730
137249.2 W Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
137349.2 SE Wicken, Northamptonshire, S John Ev, 8, 15-1-20 (784 kg) in F. SP744395
137449.2 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
137549.2 NNE Eckington, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: The Gordon Halls Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] SK431797
137649.2 ENE Hough on the Hill, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck. Wed (on a rota basis). SK923464
137749.2 SSW Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Abbey Ch of S Mary V (S), 12, 27-0-5 (1374 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu. [website] SO890324
137849.2 NNW Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
137949.2 NE Laxton, Nottinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. SK721670
138049.2 SSE Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP475260
138149.2 ENE Honington, Lincolnshire, S Wilfred (GF), 5, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK943433
138249.2 E Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in A. [website] TL048905
138349.3 SE Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;T), 5, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. SP726379
138449.3 SE Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. SP863503
138549.3 WSW Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
138649.3 WNW Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
138749.4 ENE Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF010300
138849.4 N Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
138949.4 NW Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
139049.4 ENE Welby, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 4, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. SK975381
139149.4 WSW Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
139249.5 ENE Irnham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G♯. Also hung for ringing: 4♭ (old 3rd, to retain previous Dorian mode ring of 5). TF023266
139349.5 SSW Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-2-25 (342 kg) in B♭. [website] SP095245
139449.5 ESE Chelveston, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP988691
139549.5 SW Colwall, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 10, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] SO738423
139649.5 E Tansor, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TL053909
139749.5 SSE Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
139849.5 NE Cromwell, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. SK799615
139949.5 SSE Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SP657330
140049.6 SE Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424