Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160153.4 SSW Great Tew, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 22-0-10 (1122 kg) in D. Mon. SP399288
160253.4 SSE Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in B♭. SP837284
160353.4 NNE Blyton, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Ringing prohibited. SK853947
160453.5 SW Himbleton, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-3,5♯ of 5. [website] SO946587
160553.5 E Emneth, Norfolk, S Edmund (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TF488073
160653.6 SE Caxton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G♯. [website] TL300578
160753.6 NNW Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-1-13 (628 kg) in G. SK435959
160853.6 WNW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Tunstall (T), 8, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in G. Thu (exc 1st). SJ859517
160953.6 SW Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, S James, 8, 22-1-18 (1139 kg) in E♭. [website] SP154394
161053.6 S Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. SP800272
161153.6 SW Bretforton, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF;T), 8, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in F♯. [website] SP092438
161253.7 N Hooton Roberts, South Yorkshire, S John, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK483970
161353.7 WNW Whitmore, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 3-2-0 (178 kg) in E♭. SJ810410
161453.7 W Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
161553.8 SW Norton, Worcestershire, S Egwin (GF), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F♯. [website] SP041477
161653.8 W Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
161753.8 SE Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
161853.9 S Caversfield, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 5, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in D♭. SP580252
161953.9 WSW Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
162053.9 SE Southill, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. TL145422
162153.9 SW Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4-6 of 6; former 3/6 missing since 1814 (when John Rudhall went bankrupt). [website] SO962557
162253.9 WSW Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
162353.9 NNW Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, S Mary V (S), 10, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] SK353942
162453.9 W Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
162553.9 WSW Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO889655
162653.9 WSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
162754 ENE Old Leake, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. TF407502
162854 SSE Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
162954 S Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP494258
163054 SW Offenham, Worcestershire, S Mary & S Milburgh (GF;S;T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. [website] SP053462
163154 S East Claydon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A. SP739255
163254.1 S Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP475260
163354.1 N Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
163454.1 WSW 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
163554.1 NNE Glentham, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF003904
163654.2 WNW Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
163754.2 SW Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
163854.3 SE Sutton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. TL218475
163954.3 NE Hemingby, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Mon 18:30. TF237744
164054.3 W Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
164154.3 SSE Flitwick, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G. [website] TL029342
164254.3 SSE Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
164354.3 WSW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
164454.4 E Walpole St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. [website] TF501175
164554.4 SE Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
164654.4 E Walpole St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Sat (not always: check). [website] TF501168
164754.4 SSW Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP420266
164854.5 WNW Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
164954.5 N Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. SK512987
165054.5 W Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074