Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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215164.8 WSW Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
215264.8 SSE Piddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP639169
215364.8 SW Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
215464.8 NW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
215564.8 W Chirbury, Shropshire, S Michael, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. SO261985
215664.9 SSE North Marston, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;S), 6, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] SP777226
215764.9 N East Hardwick, West Yorkshire, S Stephen (GF;T), 3, 2-3-0 (140 kg) in E. Steel bells; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE463185
215865 ESE St Neots, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 10, 29-2-13 (1505 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL184601
215965 NE Wragby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF134779
216065 NNW Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
216165 SSW Churchdown, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO882191
216265 ESE Eynesbury, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TL183598
216365.1 ESE Great Paxton, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] TL209641
216465.1 SSE Ludgershall, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP659172
216565.1 SW Woolhope, Herefordshire, S George (GF), 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] SO611357
216665.1 NE Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in E. Mon. SK934985
216765.1 SSW Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
216865.1 SE Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
216965.1 ESE Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E♭. PN shared (exc 5th Wed); Godmanchester; Hemingford Grey. Wed (2nd, 3rd, 5th). [website] TL245707
217065.1 NNW Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
217165.2 SW Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
217265.2 SE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
217365.3 ESE Hartford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] TL255725
217465.3 WSW Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
217565.3 SSW Hartpury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E♭. [website] SO780236
217665.3 SE Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
217765.3 NE Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; not well in tune. TF149768
217865.3 SE Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
217965.3 NE Holton cum Beckering, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg). Unringable. TF116812
218065.3 SW Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B. [website] SO504456
218165.4 SSE Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in F. SP852261
218265.4 SE Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
218365.4 SSW Maisemore, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO813216
218465.4 ESE Broughton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. [website] TL280779
218565.4 W Leighton, Powys, Wales, Holy Trinity, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. SJ242059
218665.4 N Mirfield, West Yorkshire, S Mary, 10, 27-3-24 (1421 kg) in D♭. Thu. SE211204
218765.4 S Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
218865.5 NNW Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
218965.5 N Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Cath Ch of All Saints (T), 12, 35-1-0 (1791 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SE332208
219065.5 NNE Thorne, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F♯. SE689132
219165.6 SSE Quainton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross & S Mary (GF;T), 8, 17-1-26 (888 kg) in E♭. SP749201
219265.6 NW Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
219365.6 ENE Frampton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF325391
219465.6 WNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
219565.7 NW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
219665.7 SE Little Barford, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. TL177569
219765.7 N Ossett, West Yorkshire, Holy & Undivided Trinity, 15, 27-1-25 (1396 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Thu. SE276211
219865.7 N Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE361209
219965.7 NNW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
220065.8 SSE Oving, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP782213