Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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80134.5 SW Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, S Peter Ap (RC), 8, 16-0-4 (815 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SP316656
80234.5 WNW Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
80334.5 SW Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, All Saints, 8, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP319654
80434.5 NNE Bassingham, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. PN alternates with Norton Disney. Mon (1st, 3rd). SK907597
80534.6 SSE Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, S Edmund (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP763578
80634.6 NNW Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in G♯. SK467652
80734.6 WNW Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
80834.6 NE Sleaford, Lincolnshire, S Denys (T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Fri. TF068458
80934.7 S Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 5, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. SP714566
81034.7 SSW Priors Marston, Warwickshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SP489576
81134.7 SE Chelveston, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP988691
81234.8 SE Bythorn, Cambridgeshire, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Truncated spire. [website] TL056759
81334.8 SSE Whiston, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SP851605
81434.8 WNW Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
81534.8 SE Rushden, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-17 (922 kg) in E. Fri 20:00. [website] SP957665
81634.8 N Laxton, Nottinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. SK721670
81734.9 E Paston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TF180022
81834.9 SSE Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire, S Laurence, 6, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in F. Wed. SP822590
81935 SSE Wollaston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16-2-17 (846 kg) in E. Rung from chancel crossing. Wed. SP908630
82035.1 SW Knowle, West Midlands, S John Bapt, S Lawrence, & S Anne, 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP182767
82135.1 NE Leasingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. TF056485
82235.1 SSW Whitnash, Warwickshire, S Margaret (S;T), 8, 10-3-5 (548 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SP327637
82335.1 NW Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
82435.1 NNW Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
82535.2 NW Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
82635.2 ESE Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, S Michael, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL116831
82735.2 NNE South Scarle, Nottinghamshire, S Helena, 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Thu. SK848640
82835.2 ENE Swaton, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TF133375
82935.2 SSE Farndish, Bedfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SP927637
83035.3 NNE Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
83135.3 S Farthingstone, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B. Ringing prohibited; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-4,6 of 12. SP613550
83235.3 S Charwelton, Northamptonshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. SP544555
83335.3 NNE Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. SK800659
83435.4 SSE Wootton, Northamptonshire, S George M (GF), 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in E♭. Tue. SP762565
83535.4 SE Winwick, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in G♯. [website] TL104807
83635.4 SSW Ladbroke, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 5, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP413588
83735.5 SE Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. [website] TL070758
83835.5 NNW North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
83935.5 NE Wellingore, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. SK982565
84035.5 S Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. Wed. SP574548
84135.5 SSE Grendon, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP878604
84235.6 SW Solihull, West Midlands, S Alphege, 12, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] SP153792
84335.6 N Warsop, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Mon. SK567688
84435.6 S Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 5, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. SP736555
84535.6 NNE Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Germain, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK908617
84635.7 WNW Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
84735.7 SSE Collingtree, Northamptonshire, S Columba (GF), 5, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in G. SP750557
84835.7 NW Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
84935.7 W Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
85035.7 S Litchborough, Northamptonshire, S Martin (GF;T), 5, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A. SP632542