Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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245168.7 S West Hanney, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E. Wed. SU406928
245268.7 SSE Halton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. SP874101
245368.7 SE Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SP942149
245468.7 NW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
245568.7 NNW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
245668.7 ENE Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
245768.7 ESE Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (3rd). [website] TL320687
245868.8 SE Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP901118
245968.8 N Woolley, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Thu. SE319130
246068.9 NNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
246168.9 SSE Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 8, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Mon 19:00. SU504941
246268.9 SSE Emmington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 6-0-7 (308 kg) in B. SP742023
246368.9 ESE Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL270556
246468.9 N Felkirk, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Fri. SE386126
246568.9 N Emley, West Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in G. Mon. SE244133
246668.9 NNW Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
246769 NNW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
246869 W Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
246969 SSE Drayton St Leonard, Oxfordshire, S Leonard & S Catherine (GF), 6, 6-0-19 (313 kg) in B. SU596964
247069 WSW Winforton, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SO298469
247169 ESE Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. [website] TL270551
247269.1 SSW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
247369.1 SE Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
247469.1 S Denchworth, Oxfordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in D♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU380917
247569.2 N Marsden, West Yorkshire, S Bartholomew (T), 10, 26-2-7 (1349 kg) in D. Mon. SE046116
247669.2 SSE Newington, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU608965
247769.2 NNE Laughton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. SK849973
247869.2 SSE Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A. Wed. SP836067
247969.3 SW Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
248069.3 ESE Conington, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 4, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TL320660
248169.3 ENE Holbeach, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in E♭. Tue 10:30. TF358247
248269.3 SSE Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in A♭. SP825059
248369.3 WNW Llangollen, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Collen, 8, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in F. Wed. SJ216419
248469.3 ESE Holywell, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (4th). [website] TL336708
248569.4 SW Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
248669.4 S Longcot, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU273907
248769.4 NNW East Crompton, Greater Manchester, S James (GF), 8, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A♭. Wed. SD939093
248869.4 SSW Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, S John Ev, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. [website] SO740035
248969.4 NNE Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SE804002
249069.5 NW Winwick, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ603928
249169.5 SSE Appleford, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SU530937
249269.6 W Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
249369.6 SSW Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
249469.6 N Armitage Bridge, West Yorkshire, S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. Wed. SE134136
249569.6 SSE Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 10. Mon. SU548940
249669.6 S Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
249769.6 N Hemsworth, West Yorkshire, S Helen, 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Mon. SE428132
249869.6 SSW Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
249969.7 ESE Somersham, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TL360778
250069.7 NW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820