Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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135154.4 ESE Hacconby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 5. TF106252
135254.4 SSW Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
135354.4 N Leathley, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 4, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. SE231470
135454.4 SW Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
135554.4 S Honiley, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. SP244722
135654.5 NW Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
135754.5 SE Wilbarston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP811883
135854.5 SSE Bilton, Warwickshire, S Mark (T), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SP487739
135954.5 SE Barrowden, Rutland, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G♯. Wed. SP944999
136054.5 S Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] SP406725
136154.6 S Packwood, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:15. [website] SP169728
136254.6 NW Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
136354.6 W Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
136454.7 WSW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
136554.7 SE East Carlton, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. SP831893
136654.7 ENE Claxby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TF111945
136754.8 WSW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
136854.8 SE Ryhall, Rutland, S John Ev (T), 6, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in F. TF036108
136954.8 SW Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933
137054.9 W Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
137154.9 SE Tinwell, Rutland, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Unringable. TF006063
137254.9 SSE Clipston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 5, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F♯. [website] SP713815
137354.9 NE Whitton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SE902245
137454.9 NE Winteringham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. SE924224
137554.9 SE Gretton, Northamptonshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A♭. SP898944
137655 SSE Hillmorton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SP536744
137755 W Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
137855 SSW Clent, Worcestershire, S Leonard, 8, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SO928793
137955 SE Cottingham, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in A♭. Not well in tune. SP845899
138055 SW Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039
138155 W Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
138255 NNE Wighill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE473465
138355 SW Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
138455 W Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
138555.1 W Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
138655.2 WNW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
138755.2 ESE Bourne, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. TF096199
138855.2 SW Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
138955.2 W Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
139055.3 NW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
139155.3 SSW Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
139255.3 ENE East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
139355.4 SE Wakerley, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. SP956992
139455.4 NW Standish, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SD563102
139555.4 N Wetherby, West Yorkshire, S James, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE403483
139655.5 W Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
139755.5 S Wroxall, Warwickshire, former ch of S Leonard, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SP221707
139855.5 W Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
139955.6 N North Rigton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 3-0-6 (155 kg) in F. SE280491
140055.6 W Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658