Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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115145.6 SSW Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, S Ecgwyn, 5 U/R, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SP119440
115245.6 ESE King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] TL007970
115345.6 WSW Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
115445.6 ESE Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken Large piece broken out of tenor; unringable. SP923772
115545.7 SE Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. SP880708
115645.7 W Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
115745.7 W Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
115845.7 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Stephen, Barbourne, 8, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. [website] SO846568
115945.7 N Treeton, South Yorkshire, S Helen, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G♯. SK432877
116045.7 NE South Scarle, Nottinghamshire, S Helena, 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Thu. SK848640
116145.7 E Irnham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G♯. Also hung for ringing: 4♭ (old 3rd, to retain previous Dorian mode ring of 5). TF023266
116245.8 NE Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bassingham. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). SK889589
116345.8 E Stamford, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F♯. TF028071
116445.8 WNW Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
116545.8 E Stamford, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 4, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. TF029070
116645.9 ESE Cranford St John, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP927770
116745.9 SW Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
116845.9 WNW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
116945.9 E Stamford, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. TF030070
117045.9 W Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
117146 ENE Fulbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hough o t Hill; Caythorpe; Brant Broughton; Fulbeck. Wed (on a rota basis). SK947504
117246 E Stamford Baron, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Tue. TF031067
117346 E Stamford, Lincolnshire, S George, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. TF031070
117446 SSE Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
117546 NW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
117646.1 W Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
117746.1 E Ryhall, Rutland, S John Ev (T), 6, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in F. TF036108
117846.1 NW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
117946.1 SE Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, S Edmund (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP763578
118046.1 ENE Ancaster, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 5, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in F. Thu (not always: check). SK982435
118146.1 ESE Benefield, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. [website] SP988884
118246.2 SSE Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP532449
118346.2 SSW Bretforton, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF;T), 8, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in F♯. [website] SP092438
118446.2 NE Low Marnham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SK806693
118546.2 SE Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 5, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. SP736555
118646.2 SE Ecton, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 15-2-20 (797 kg) in E. SP828635
118746.3 E Lenton, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TF025303
118846.3 NNE Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, S John Ev, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK588839
118946.3 NE Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
119046.4 NE Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
119146.4 S Wroxton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. SP417417
119246.5 SSE Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, S James Less, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in A♭. Sat 09:30. SP556453
119346.5 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
119446.5 S Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in G. Sat 10:00. [website] SP259406
119546.5 ENE Leadenham, Lincolnshire, S Swithin, 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in E. SK950517
119646.5 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
119746.5 SW Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
119846.5 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
119946.6 NW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
120046.6 ESE Sudborough, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. SP967821