Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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235166.8 NE Welton, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. TF011797
235266.8 NNE Bentley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 5-1-27 (279 kg) in C. Tue. SE566055
235366.8 SSE Marsh Baldon, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. [website] SU561990
235466.8 NNE Brodsworth, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 4-1-0 (216 kg) in C. Unringable. SE506072
235566.8 N Darton, South Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). SE310099
235666.9 E Gedney Hill, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Wed 19:00. TF338112
235766.9 SSE Little Milton, Oxfordshire, S James, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP617007
235866.9 SSE Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, S Peter, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP644016
235966.9 SE Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, S Giles (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ringing prohibited. TL112359
236066.9 ENE Algarkirk, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel crossing. TF291352
236166.9 ESE Croxton, Cambridgeshire, S James (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] TL252592
236266.9 NNW Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
236366.9 SE Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
236467 SSW Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, S Cyr (T), 6, 17¼ cwt (~880 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO799050
236567 NNE Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. SE485079
236667 SSW Eastington, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO782057
236767 SE Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. SP969207
236867 SSE Abingdon, Oxfordshire, S Nicolas, 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] SU498970
236967 NE Corringham, Lincolnshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in G. Thu. SK871916
237067.1 S Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
237167.1 E Whaplode, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. TF323240
237267.1 SSE Towersey, Oxfordshire, S Catherine, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SP735052
237367.1 NE Hackthorn, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in G. SK990823
237467.1 SW Tyberton, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SO380398
237567.1 NNW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
237667.2 WSW Letton, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO335464
237767.2 SSE Abingdon, Oxfordshire, S Helen (S;T), 10, 16-0-5 (815 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU496967
237867.2 SW Goodrich, Herefordshire, S Giles, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. [website] SO572190
237967.2 NE Dunholme, Lincolnshire, S Chad (T), 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A♭. TF024794
238067.2 SSE Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP834104
238167.2 WNW Llansilin, Powys, Wales, S Silin, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B. Wed (with exceptions). SJ209281
238267.3 SSW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
238367.4 NE Bardney, Lincolnshire, S Laurence, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. TF119693
238467.5 SSW Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. [website] SO743069
238567.5 S Coleshill, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Shellingford. Thu (2nd). SU235937
238667.5 ESE Hilton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st). [website] TL290661
238767.6 SE Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. TL018239
238867.6 WSW Eardisley, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 8-1-27 (431 kg) in G♯. [website] SO312491
238967.6 SSW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
239067.6 ESE Pidley, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. [website] TL327782
239167.6 ESE St Ives, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL309715
239267.6 ESE Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
239367.6 SSW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
239467.7 S Lyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 2-1-24 (125 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU390942
239567.7 S Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
239667.7 SE Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F♯. SP988208
239767.7 N Shelley, West Yorkshire, Emmanuel, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Fri. SE211112
239867.7 ESE Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, S Pandionia & S John, 4 U/R, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] TL268596
239967.7 SSE Stadhampton, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU603988
240067.7 S Shellingford, Oxfordshire, S Faith (GF), 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. PN shared with Coleshill. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU319935