Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
21.7 WNW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
32.2 NNE Orton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Edith of Polesworth (S;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon (4th). SK304039
42.3 SE Atherstone, Warwickshire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. Octagonal tower. Wed (not always: check). [website] SP308979
52.4 E Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
63.2 SE Witherley, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). SP325973
73.3 SE Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
83.4 N Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
94.1 NE Twycross, Leicestershire, S James, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable. SK338049
104.1 N Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
114.2 E Sibson, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Mon (2nd). SK354009
124.4 NNW Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
134.4 NNE Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
144.6 ESE Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
155.1 S Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
165.3 WNW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
175.3 WSW Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
185.7 ENE Congerstone, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A. Thu (confirm first). SK366054
195.8 NNE Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-1-2 (572 kg) in F♯. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone; anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SK314098
205.9 W Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
216.1 SW Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
226.4 S Arley, Warwickshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 6, 7-0-12 (361 kg) in A. [website] SP283906
236.5 ENE Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
246.7 SSW Shustoke, Warwickshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Tue. [website] SP242909
256.8 ESE Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-3-8 (550 kg) in F♯. SP382955
267 WSW Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
277.2 SW Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
287.2 ESE Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
297.2 ENE Carlton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 6-2-0 (330 kg) in B. Unringable. SK396049
307.3 SSE Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
317.4 N Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
327.5 SE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
337.6 E Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in E. Tue. SK407032
347.6 NNE Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
357.7 NW Harlaston, Staffordshire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SK214109
367.8 NE Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
377.8 NNW Lullington, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: South Derbyshire Ringing Centre. SK249129
387.9 SE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, All Saints, Chilvers Coton, 10, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. [website] SP363907
397.9 WSW Wishaw, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B♭. [website] SP176945
408 E Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
418.4 SW Curdworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas & S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP177928
428.5 S Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
438.7 NW Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
448.9 NE Heather, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in A♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK389108
459 NE Ibstock, Leicestershire, S Denys (T), 6, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SK404095
469.1 N Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
479.1 SW Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
489.2 WNW Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
499.5 NNE Packington, Leicestershire, Holy Rood (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. SK358144
509.7 ESE Hinckley, Leicestershire, Assumption of SMV, 8, 22-0-6 (1120 kg) in D. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SP427938