Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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180163.9 NW Preston, Lancashire, Minster Ch of S John Ev (T), 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in F. Tue. SD541293
180263.9 SW Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
180363.9 SSE Church Brampton, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (T), 5, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP717657
180463.9 WNW Sefton, Merseyside, S Helen (GF), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). SD356012
180563.9 SE Oundle, Northamptonshire, S Peter (T), 8, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in D♭. [website] TL041882
180664 ENE Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire, S Helen (T), 5, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A. Fri. TA235033
180764 WSW Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
180864.1 N Staveley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 2,3 have very small chiming wheels; steel bells; anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing : 2,3; No stays or sliders on 2,3; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] SE362626
180964.1 NNE Gate Helmsley, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 1¾ cwt (~90 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. SE690552
181064.1 SSE Harlestone, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 20-0-9 (1020 kg) in E♭. SP700646
181164.1 SE Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire, S Rumbald (GF), 5, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G♯. TL026862
181264.1 SE 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
181364.2 NNW Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
181464.2 ENE Immingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. TA175150
181564.2 ENE Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 4, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. TA194118
181664.3 SSW Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
181764.3 WSW Kinnerley, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ338209
181864.3 WNW Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Saviour, Oxton (T), 10, 20-1-16 (1036 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ301877
181964.3 E Boston, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 21-1-10 (1084 kg) in E♭. Also 4 qr bells (1932), and another 11 (1949): for chiming only; ringing temporarily suspended; Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TF326441
182064.3 SE Warmington, Northamptonshire, S Mary BV, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] TL077910
182164.3 S Alveston, Warwickshire, S James (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SP231563
182264.4 SE Cranford St John, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP927770
182364.4 NNE Nunburnholme, East Riding of Yorkshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. SE847477
182464.4 SSE Orlingbury, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in F. Tue. SP859723
182564.4 SW Rushbury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. SO513918
182664.4 SE Isham, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. SP884739
182764.4 WSW Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
182864.4 SE Lowick, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Fri. SP977810
182964.4 S Lighthorne, Warwickshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 5-2-6 (282 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SP335560
183064.4 SSE Hellidon, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-0-24 (417 kg) in A♭. Tue 10:00. SP515581
183164.5 SW Tugford, Shropshire, S Catherine (GF), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in A. SO557870
183264.5 SSE Newnham, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. SP580597
183364.5 S Priors Marston, Warwickshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SP489576
183464.5 SE Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 8, 10-0-13 (514 kg) in F. Thu. SP902750
183564.5 NW Penwortham, Lancashire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in A. Thu. SD523290
183664.5 NE Walkington, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Hallows (GF;T), 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B♭. Mon. SE998368
183764.6 WNW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Mary, Liscard (GF), 8, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in F. [website] SJ310923
183864.6 SSE Dodford, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SP612605
183964.6 SSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
184064.7 SE Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-6 (371 kg) in G. Wed. TL008832
184164.7 E Stickney, Lincolnshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. TF343570
184264.7 SSE Boughton, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. SP753658
184364.7 S Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP277555
184464.7 ENE Healing, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 4, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A. PN rotates: Healing; Laceby; Riby. Tue (on a rota basis). TA213100
184564.7 NW Tarleton, Lancashire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD451204
184664.7 WSW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
184764.7 SSE Badby, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in E. Wed. SP559587
184864.8 SE Twywell, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in B. 5th (7-0-0) is heavier than tenor. SP951781
184964.8 SSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
185064.8 SE Pilton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TL024845