Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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170155.6 W Lilleshall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ728152
170255.7 SSW Blockley, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SP164349
170355.7 S Bicester, Oxfordshire, S Edburg (T), 10, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. SP582222
170455.7 NNW Wentworth, South Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. SK383981
170555.7 NE Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. TF349651
170655.8 W Kemberton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,4,3. [website] SJ729045
170755.8 SW Crowle, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO921558
170855.8 WNW Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
170955.8 NNE Grayingham, Lincolnshire, S Radegunda (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SK935961
171055.9 WSW Quatt, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. SO756882
171155.9 SSW Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, S David, 8, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SP205322
171255.9 SW Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
171355.9 WSW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
171455.9 SSE Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, S Giles (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ringing prohibited. TL112359
171556 SSW Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
171656 SSW Church Enstone, Oxfordshire, S Kenelm, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP379251
171756 NE Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
171856 SE Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL379619
171956.1 NNE Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SE804002
172056.1 W Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
172156.1 NNE Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G. TF087895
172256.1 SSW Salford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 5, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in A. SP286280
172356.1 SE Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
172456.1 NE West Keal, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. TF367637
172556.1 S North Marston, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;S), 6, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] SP777226
172656.3 N Sprotbrough, South Yorkshire, S Mary V (S), 8, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in B♭. Tue. SE539020
172756.3 WSW Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
172856.3 S Chesterton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. SP561213
172956.3 W Edgmond, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;S;T), 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Wed. [website] SJ720192
173056.4 N High Melton, South Yorkshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE509018
173156.4 NE Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
173256.4 SW Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
173356.5 SSW Chastleton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-3-8 (347 kg) in G. SP248290
173456.5 SW Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
173556.5 S Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in F♯. SP677209
173656.5 WSW Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
173756.5 NE Benniworth, Lincolnshire, S Julian (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-12 (247 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2. TF209817
173856.5 NNE Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TF106892
173956.6 ESE Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Fri (1st). [website] TL463756
174056.6 W Sutton Maddock, Shropshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ718013
174156.6 WNW Madeley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ772443
174256.6 SSW Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in F. [website] SP175325
174356.6 NNW Wath upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. SE432008
174456.6 E Terrington St John, Norfolk, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TF539158
174556.6 ESE Rampton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in C♯. [website] TL428681
174656.7 SSE Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
174756.7 SSE Toddington, Bedfordshire, S George of England, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in D. TL010289
174856.7 NE South Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF194833
174956.7 SE Kingston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints & S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TL346554
175056.7 NE Hainton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. TF180844