Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160154.4 SE Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. SP915536
160254.4 NE Saundby, Nottinghamshire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 5, 5-1-25 (278 kg) in B♭. Church also houses bellframes ex Morton, Kinoulton, Rempstone; No mains electricity. SK785879
160354.4 WNW Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
160454.4 SE Olney, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 10, 24-0-9 (1223 kg) in D. SP889509
160554.4 WSW Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
160654.5 NW Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
160754.5 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
160854.5 NNW Reddish, Greater Manchester, S Elisabeth (T), 8, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ892934
160954.5 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
161054.5 WSW Acton Scott, Shropshire, S Margaret, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO453894
161154.6 NNW Haughton, Greater Manchester, S Anne, Denton, 6, 15-0-12 (767 kg) in A♭. SJ933955
161254.6 SW Bromyard, Herefordshire, S Peter, 10, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO655548
161354.6 NNE Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
161454.6 ENE Helpringham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 5, 14-0-17 (719 kg) in F. Tuning: (approx) 1-3,4♯,5 of 5. TF138407
161554.6 SE Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. Tue. SP898513
161654.6 ESE Brington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-22 (226 kg) in D. [website] TL082759
161754.7 ESE Winwick, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in G♯. [website] TL104807
161854.7 ESE Covington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] TL054707
161954.7 WSW Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
162054.7 N Penistone, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE246033
162154.7 S Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
162254.7 SW Cradley, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO735471
162354.7 SSW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
162454.8 ESE Orton Waterville, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in B. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,4,2,3; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] TL156960
162554.8 ESE Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, S Michael, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL116831
162654.8 SE Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424
162754.8 S Broadwell, Gloucestershire, S Paul, 6, 6-0-4 (307 kg) in B♭. [website] SP200277
162854.8 SE Harrold, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Fri (alt). SP953566
162954.8 SSE Wicken, Northamptonshire, S John Ev, 8, 15-1-20 (784 kg) in F. SP744395
163054.8 SE Odell, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP966580
163154.9 NW Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
163254.9 SW Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
163354.9 SE Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
163454.9 S Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
163554.9 ESE Old Weston, Cambridgeshire, S Swithun (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TL093772
163654.9 NE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
163755 ENE Ewerby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 10, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in D. TF121472
163855 SSE North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
163955 N Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, S Andrew Ap, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg). Derelict; unringable. SE455025
164055.1 S Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd, 6, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in C. [website] SP242268
164155.1 SSE Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;T), 5, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. SP726379
164255.1 SE Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 4, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. TL028653
164355.1 NE Stow, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 8, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Fri. SK881820
164455.2 SSW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
164555.2 NNE Misson, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Thu. SK690949
164655.2 SE Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
164755.3 ESE Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (GF), 5, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. TL046676
164855.3 NNE High Melton, South Yorkshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE509018
164955.3 SSE Finmere, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP636331
165055.3 SSE Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286