Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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260172.1 NNE Whitton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SE902245
260272.1 SW Hasfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. [website] SO826275
260372.1 NNW Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Minster Ch of All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-6 (676 kg) in F. SE245215
260472.1 SE Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL431279
260572.1 S Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SU760964
260672.1 WSW Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
260772.1 SW Castle Frome, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO667458
260872.2 W Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
260972.2 SE Clavering, Essex, S Mary & S Clement, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in G. TL470318
261072.2 SSE St Albans, Hertfordshire, S Michael, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL135073
261172.2 NNW Mirfield, West Yorkshire, S Mary, 10, 27-3-24 (1421 kg) in D♭. Thu. SE211204
261272.2 SE Wendens Ambo, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. TL512363
261372.2 NW Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
261472.2 S Marcham, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SU451968
261572.2 SW Eastnor, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO731372
261672.3 SSW Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
261772.3 W Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
261872.3 SW Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
261972.3 NE Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Minster Ch of S James (T), 10, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. TA266091
262072.3 SE Sacombe, Hertfordshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL335193
262172.3 NW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
262272.4 W Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
262372.4 SSE St Albans, Hertfordshire, S Peter (S;T), 10, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] TL150076
262472.4 SSE Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in G. Mon. SU920989
262572.4 SE Bartlow, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. [website] TL585451
262672.4 SSW Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
262772.5 ESE Herringswell, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 3, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in B. TL717699
262872.5 NW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Town Hall (T), 12, 42-2-25 (2170 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the ringing bells form part of a 23-bell chime; ringing prohibited. SJ838980
262972.5 SE Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V (S), 12, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL537386
263072.5 SSE Tewin, Hertfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Wed 20:00. [website] TL268142
263172.5 NNW Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, S Mark, Longwood (T), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE111166
263272.6 E Harpley, Norfolk, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. TF788260
263372.6 S Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in B♭. SU653950
263472.6 WSW Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
263572.6 SSW Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
263672.6 SSE St Albans, Hertfordshire, Cath & Abbey Ch of S Alban, 12, 21-0-19 (1075 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] TL145070
263772.6 NNE Immingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. TA175150
263872.6 NW Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
263972.7 E Little Massingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TF792241
264072.7 SSW Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
264172.7 SSW Buckland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). SU342982
264272.7 NW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Moorside, 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD950075
264372.7 N Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 22-1-3 (1132 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE748282
264472.7 SSE Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, S Leonard, 3, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C♯. No stays or sliders. SU968998
264572.8 NE Old Clee, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity & S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F. TA289084
264672.8 NW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Cath & Parish Ch of S Mary, S Denys, & S George, 10, 27-3-6 (1412 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SJ838987
264772.8 N Methley, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SE390266
264872.8 WSW Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
264972.8 SE Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
265072.8 S Watlington, Oxfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 8, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. SU684947