Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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195159.7 NNW Stockport, Greater Manchester, S George, 10, 29¼ cwt (~1490 kg) in D. Mon. SJ900889
195259.7 S Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, S Michael, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. SP416056
195359.7 N Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-1-13 (628 kg) in G. SK435959
195459.7 SSW Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
195559.8 SSE Ashendon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders on 1,2. SP705142
195659.8 ESE Buckden, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in E. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL192676
195759.8 SSW Hempsted, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF), 8, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SO813170
195859.8 N Thrybergh, South Yorkshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK466954
195959.8 WSW Eardisland, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in G. Mon (1st). [website] SO420585
196059.8 S Alvescot, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in A. SP273046
196159.8 NW Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
196259.8 ENE Anwick, Lincolnshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF114506
196359.9 ESE Willington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TL106498
196459.9 ESE Great Stukeley, Cambridgeshire, S Bartholomew, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,3♭,4 of 4. [website] TL216745
196559.9 NNE Harworth, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK613917
196659.9 ESE Southoe, Cambridgeshire, S Leonard (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. [website] TL182644
196760 WNW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
196860 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP511069
196960 NNE Ravenfield, South Yorkshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. SK485954
197060 NE Saxilby, Lincolnshire, S Botolph, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F. Thu. SK895761
197160 ESE Diddington, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL190659
197260 S Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in B♭. SP286042
197360.1 SW Pipe and Lyde, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] SO502440
197460.1 S Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
197560.1 WNW Kinnerley, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ338209
197660.1 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, Headington, 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SP544076
197760.1 S Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
197860.1 S Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
197960.1 ESE Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
198060.2 NNE Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in A♭. SK787838
198160.2 WSW Bucknell, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 4-2-8 (232 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. SO354738
198260.2 ESE Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. [website] TL230780
198360.2 SSW North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
198460.2 SSW Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
198560.2 SSE Hardwick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP806189
198660.2 NNE Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK652907
198760.2 SW Fownhope, Herefordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] SO581342
198860.2 W Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
198960.2 SSW Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
199060.3 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Basil Gt & S Paisios of the Holy Mountain (Gk Orth) (T), 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Botolph by Bargate (Anglican) (until 2018); Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. [website] SK972698
199160.3 NNE Tickhill, South Yorkshire, S Mary V, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in E. Thu. SK591930
199260.3 NNW Glossop, Derbyshire, All Saints (S;T), 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] SK041948
199360.3 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Balliol College Historic Collections Centre (GF), 6, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Cross or Holywell (Anglican); ringing prohibited. SP520066
199460.3 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magdalen (T), 10, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Tue (term only). [website] SP512064
199560.3 NNW Dinting Vale, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Unringable. SK021943
199660.4 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, New College, 10, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in D. [website] SP517064
199760.4 NNE Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
199860.4 SSE Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Thomas M, 10, 11-2-6 (587 kg) in G. Mon (alt, term only). [website] SP505061
199960.4 NNE North Wheatley, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Thu 18:30. SK762858
200060.4 SW Upton Bishop, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th: check) 19:00. [website] SO650272