Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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280176.2 SE Offley, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. TL145268
280276.2 ESE Oakington, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 5-2-20 (288 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL414648
280376.2 SE Studham, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TL015159
280476.3 ENE South Ormsby, Lincolnshire, S Leonard, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. TF369751
280576.3 N Saxton, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SE475368
280676.3 ESE Madingley, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in A. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL394603
280776.3 WSW Whitney on Wye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO267475
280876.3 NE Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SE992166
280976.4 SSE Newington, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU608965
281076.4 NW Coppull, Lancashire, S John, 6, 16-0-13 (819 kg) in E. SD560142
281176.4 ENE Friskney, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TF460554
281276.4 S Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 8, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Mon 19:00. SU504941
281376.4 SE Ashwell, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL266397
281476.4 N Shipley, West Yorkshire, S Paul, 8 U/R, 13-3-12 (704 kg) in F. Unringable. SE143375
281576.5 SSE Bledlow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F. Mon. SP778021
281676.5 S West Hanney, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E. Wed. SU406928
281776.5 S Hannington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in F♯. SU181928
281876.5 N Bradford, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, Idle (T), 8, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. PN shared: Calverley (2,4); Idle (1,3). Thu (1st, 3rd). SE177380
281976.5 SSW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
282076.6 S Highworth, Wiltshire, S Michael, 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu (1st). SU200925
282176.6 ESE Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Fri (1st). [website] TL463756
282276.6 ENE Partney, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF410683
282376.7 S Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
282476.7 ENE Little Steeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. TF433635
282576.7 SSE Chinnor, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Fri. SP756008
282676.7 SE Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. Tue. SP997138
282776.7 NW Bootle, Merseyside, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. SJ348951
282876.7 SE Luton, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 12, 25-0-24 (1281 kg) in D. TL095211
282976.8 SSW Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943
283076.8 N Saltaire, West Yorkshire, United Reformed Ch (S), 6, 4-0-0 (203 kg) in D♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SE138381
283176.8 SE Norton, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A. [website] TL231344
283276.8 ESE Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. [website] TL366533
283376.8 SSE Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in F. Wed. SU637965
283476.9 NW Parbold, Lancashire, Christ Church, Douglas (GF;T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD502107
283576.9 SE Hitchin, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 12, 17-0-16 (871 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. [website] TL184291
283676.9 NNE Wistow, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F♯. SE592356
283776.9 NE Horkstow, Lincolnshire, S Maurice (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. SE987182
283877 WSW Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2♯,3-6 of 6. Tue 20:00. SO151667
283977 S Appleford, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SU530937
284077 SSE Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 10. Mon. SU548940
284177 S Denchworth, Oxfordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in D♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU380917
284277 SW Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
284377.1 SSE Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SP795018
284477.1 SSE Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU726990
284577.1 SW Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
284677.1 NNE Winteringham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. SE924224
284777.1 NW Woodchurch, Merseyside, Holy Cross, 8, 3-3-27 (203 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SJ275868
284877.1 E Terrington St John, Norfolk, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TF539158
284977.2 SW St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
285077.2 NW Chorley, Lancashire, S Mary (RC), 8, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E. Wed. SD582175