Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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320182.8 WSW King's Pyon, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. [website] SO438506
320282.8 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
320382.8 SSE Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU961827
320482.9 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
320582.9 SW Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 20-0-7 (1019 kg) in E♭. Detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO717139
320682.9 ESE Hawstead, Suffolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TL855592
320782.9 SE Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
320883 N Naburn, North Yorkshire, S Matthew, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. SE598453
320983 WSW Dilwyn, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SO415546
321083 ESE Nowton, Suffolk, S Peter, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TL863604
321183 SSW Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
321283 SE Toppesfield, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch (T), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] TL739374
321383 SSE Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 13-2-3 (687 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SU975827
321483.1 E Caston, Norfolk, S Cross, 6, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A♭. TL959975
321583.1 WNW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
321683.1 SE Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
321783.1 SW Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO663185
321883.1 N Bardsey, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. SE365431
321983.2 NNE Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S John & S Martin (T), 10, 41-1-20 (2105 kg) in C. Tue. [website] TA037392
322083.2 NNW Bradford, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, Idle (T), 8, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. PN shared: Calverley (2,4); Idle (1,3). Thu (1st, 3rd). SE177380
322183.2 WNW Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
322283.2 NW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
322383.2 NNE Goodmanham, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SE889431
322483.2 NNE Swine, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. Unringable. TA134358
322583.2 S Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
322683.2 N Newton Kyme, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2. SE465448
322783.3 SW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
322883.3 NW Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
322983.3 SW Abenhall, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO671174
323083.3 ENE Wighton, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st). TF940399
323183.3 SSW Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
323283.3 ESE Great Barton, Suffolk, Holy Innocents (T), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL889660
323383.3 SSE Enfield, Greater London, S Mary Magd, 8, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ317967
323483.3 E Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, S Andrew (S), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Round tower. Tue & Thu. [website] TF961272
323583.3 SSW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
323683.3 NW Farnworth, Cheshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A. SJ516877
323783.4 NNE Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 12, 34-3-12 (1771 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. TA031397
323883.4 SE Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
323983.4 SW Whitminster, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 15-0-5 (764 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO760090
324083.4 S Wargrave, Berkshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Loddon. Wed. SU782784
324183.4 SSE Waltham Abbey, Essex, Holy Cross (T), 12, 37-1-7 (1896 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] TL380006
324283.4 SSW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
324383.4 S Shiplake, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in A♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. SU767782
324483.4 WNW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
324583.5 ESE Hartest, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. [website] TL834523
324683.5 WSW Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
324783.5 SW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
324883.5 S Beedon, Berkshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. [website] SU482781
324983.5 ESE Cavendish, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. [website] TL804465
325083.5 ESE Great Yeldham, Essex, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TL757386