Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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280175.5 S Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
280275.5 ESE Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL403521
280375.6 NW Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
280475.6 S East Ilsley, Berkshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SU493809
280575.6 ESE Wilburton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in G. [website] TL479750
280675.6 ESE Impington, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TL447632
280775.6 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Peter, Woolton, 10, 19-2-12 (996 kg) in E. Fri. SJ422869
280875.7 ESE Barrington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TL396499
280975.7 SSE Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C♯. No stays or sliders. SU968998
281075.7 NW St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
281175.7 N North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
281275.8 S Lambourn, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-2-0 (1041 kg) in D. [website] SU326789
281375.8 N Normanton, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in F. Ropes fall in a straight line. SE387225
281475.8 NNE Crowle, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Unringable. SE771129
281575.8 SW Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SO567021
281675.8 NE Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
281775.9 N Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218
281875.9 SSW Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
281975.9 NE Hainton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. TF180844
282075.9 ENE Old Leake, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. TF407502
282175.9 E Walpole St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Sat (not always: check). [website] TF501168
282275.9 NNW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
282375.9 E Walpole St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. [website] TF501175
282475.9 SSW Tortworth, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in G. Thu. ST704933
282576 SSE High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 12, 26-3-15 (1366 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU865930
282676 SSW Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
282776 E Outwell, Norfolk, S Clement, 6 U/R, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF513036
282876 WNW Mold, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in A. Tue. SJ236641
282976 NW St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
283076 S Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
283176 NNE Bottesford, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-3 (344 kg) in G. SE899070
283276.1 NE South Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF194833
283376.1 NE Benniworth, Lincolnshire, S Julian (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-12 (247 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2. TF209817
283476.1 NNW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
283576.1 ESE Royston, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 8 U/R, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TL357406
283676.2 NNW Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
283776.2 SW Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
283876.2 NE Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
283976.2 SSW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
284076.2 N Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
284176.2 ESE Sandon, Hertfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL322345
284276.3 ESE Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in E. PN shared: Meldreth; Melbourn. Wed (2nd). [website] TL382448
284376.3 S Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
284476.3 SE Rushden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] TL305317
284576.4 NE Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire, S Hybald, 3, 7-3-1 (394 kg) in A. SE979026
284676.4 SE Apsley End, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] TL060051
284776.4 NE South Kelsey, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TF041982
284876.4 N Brighouse, West Yorkshire, S Martin, 8, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Fri. SE143231
284976.4 ESE Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew & S Mary, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. [website] TL433554
285076.5 NW Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927