Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255179.9 N Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 3, 1-2-0 (76 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE468872
255279.9 SSE Hardmead, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. SP934476
255379.9 SE Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 16-0-21 (822 kg) in F♯. [website] TL240716
255480 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & S Giles, Stony Stratford (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F. Mon. SP786404
255580 N Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
255680 S Swerford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. SP372311
255780 SSE Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
255880 W Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. SJ021781
255980.1 NE Harpham, East Riding of Yorkshire, S John of Beverley (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. TA092615
256080.1 SSE Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;T), 5, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. SP726379
256180.1 NNE Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, S Laurence (GF), 3 U/R, 4-0-23 (214 kg) in E. One or more bells not hung; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE779795
256280.2 S Deddington, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-3-3 (801 kg) in F. Mon. SP467317
256380.2 SSW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
256480.2 SE Diddington, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL190659
256580.2 SE Hartford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] TL255725
256680.3 SW Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
256780.3 SSE Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 21-2-16 (1100 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Wed. SP877439
256880.3 N Middleham, North Yorkshire, S Mary & S Alkelda (T), 8, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SE126878
256980.3 SE Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
257080.3 SSW Toddington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SP035330
257180.4 SSW Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SO620494
257280.4 SSE Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
257380.4 SSE Passenham, Northamptonshire, S Guthlac, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SP780394
257480.4 S Little Compton, Warwickshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. [website] SP261302
257580.4 NE Kilham, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-3-6 (752 kg) in E♭. Wed. TA064644
257680.5 S Stanway, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 5, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in F♯. [website] SP060323
257780.5 ESE Emneth, Norfolk, S Edmund (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TF488073
257880.5 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
257980.5 SE 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
258080.6 ESE Doddington, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] TL400905
258180.6 SSE Bromham, Bedfordshire, S Owen, 8, 22-3-18 (1164 kg) in D. Tue. TL013512
258280.6 NNE Weaverthorpe, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. SE966711
258380.6 SSE Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
258480.6 NNW Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Tue. SD651721
258580.6 SE Southoe, Cambridgeshire, S Leonard (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. [website] TL182644
258680.6 NNW Tatham, Lancashire, S James Less (GF), 3, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B. Wed. SD605694
258780.6 SSW Welland, Worcestershire, S James (T), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in G. [website] SO796399
258880.6 SE Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
258980.7 SSE Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
259080.7 S Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
259180.7 SSW Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
259280.8 SSW Colwall, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 10, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] SO738423
259380.8 SSW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
259480.8 SW Kingsland, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F. Mon (3rd). [website] SO446612
259580.8 NNW Hornby, Lancashire, S Margaret, 8, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in G. Thu. SD584685
259680.8 SSW Castle Frome, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO667458
259780.9 SSE Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
259880.9 W Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Margaret ('The Marble Church'), 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Tue. SJ003754
259980.9 N Spennithorne, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE136889
260080.9 SE Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] TL165620