Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160152.8 SSW Tirley, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] SO840285
160252.8 SW Eldersfield, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 18-1-0 (927 kg) in E. Thu (exc 1st). [website] SO799311
160352.8 SE North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. SP926446
160452.8 SSE Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in F♯. SP705267
160552.9 SE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Woolstone (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP875392
160652.9 SE Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
160752.9 NE Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
160852.9 WNW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
160952.9 ENE Rippingale, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 6, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. TF097278
161052.9 SSW Boddington, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SO894251
161152.9 ESE Tilbrook, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TL080692
161252.9 NNW Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
161353 SW Ledbury, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 10, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. [website] SO712377
161453 E Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, S Guthlac, 8, 13-3-25 (710 kg) in E. Thu. TF136103
161553 ENE Hacconby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 5. TF106252
161653 SSW Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Minster Ch of S Mary, 12, 21-2-1 (1093 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Thu. [website] SO948225
161753 SSW Turkdean, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) from ring unhung; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP107174
161853.1 NE Bassingham, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. PN alternates with Norton Disney. Mon (1st, 3rd). SK907597
161953.1 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S John Ev, Ranmoor, 10, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] SK319862
162053.1 NNW Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
162153.1 SSE Addington, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP742284
162253.1 WSW Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
162353.1 W Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
162453.1 SE Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
162553.2 SSE Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SP647232
162653.2 S Woodstock, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F. Thu. SP443167
162753.2 S Leafield, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in A♭. SP318153
162853.2 SW Much Cowarne, Herefordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-20 (555 kg) in F♯. [website] SO618471
162953.2 NW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
163053.2 WSW Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
163153.2 SSE Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
163253.2 WSW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
163353.3 ESE Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in G. TL019561
163453.3 SE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Broughton (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SP893401
163553.3 NNE Todwick, South Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4-0-6 (206 kg) in C. SK497841
163653.3 SSE Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SP530185
163753.4 NE Low Marnham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SK806693
163853.4 S Combe, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in F♯. SP413158
163953.4 WSW Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
164053.4 NNE South Anston, South Yorkshire, S James, 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in G. Thu. SK519837
164153.4 NW Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
164253.4 SE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
164353.4 SW Canon Frome, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO644434
164453.5 NNE Gamston, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♭. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SK708760
164553.5 SSW Leigh, The, Gloucestershire, S Catherine (T), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. [website] SO865257
164653.5 WNW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
164753.5 N Handsworth, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK410862
164853.5 SE Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas, 5, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in G. Future plans: to be augmented to 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SP790308
164953.6 ENE North Rauceby, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 5, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. TF021464
165053.6 NNE Aston, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK468852