Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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340185.9 N Wetherby, West Yorkshire, S James, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE403483
340285.9 SW Awre, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO708080
340385.9 SE Sible Hedingham, Essex, S Peter, 8, 18¼ cwt (~930 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL775343
340486 WSW Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
340586 SE Castle Hedingham, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-1-21 (581 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. PN: check with contact. TL784356
340686.1 S Chieveley, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU474740
340786.1 S Reading, Berkshire, S Laurence, 12, 23-0-20 (1178 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th) 20:00. [website] SU716735
340886.1 SSE Windsor, Berkshire, S Andrew, Clewer (GF), 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SU955771
340986.1 WSW Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
341086.1 S Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
341186.1 SE Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
341286.2 SE High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
341386.2 S Reading, Berkshire, Minster Ch of S Mary V, 8, 25-2-26 (1307 kg) in D♭. Tue (2nd, 4th) 20:00. [website] SU713733
341486.2 NNW Haworth, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. Mon. SE029372
341586.3 NW St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
341686.3 WNW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
341786.3 SSE Hayes, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 17-1-5 (879 kg) in F. TQ096810
341886.3 SSW Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
341986.3 NNW Weeton, North Yorkshire, S Barnabas, 3, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in G. [website] SE283465
342086.3 S Tilehurst, Berkshire, S Michael (S), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SU673729
342186.3 WSW Presteigne, Powys, Wales, S Andrew, 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (exc 1st). [website] SO315645
342286.3 SSE Wood Green, Greater London, S Michael, 6, 9-0-12 (463 kg) in G. No regular ringing. TQ308906
342386.4 SE Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
342486.4 SSE Windsor, Berkshire, Curfew Tower, HM Free Chapel of S George, Windsor Castle (GF), 8, 26 cwt (~1320 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise. SU967769
342586.4 E Swanton Morley, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TG019173
342686.4 SSW Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
342786.4 ESE Gestingthorpe, Essex, S Mary, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Thu (4th). TL812385
342886.4 WNW Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
342986.4 WSW Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672
343086.4 S Reading, Berkshire, S Giles, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SU716729
343186.4 E Reymerston, Norfolk, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-2-7 (283 kg) in A. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (exc 1st). TG020060
343286.5 SSE West Drayton, Greater London, S Martin (T), 6 U/R, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. TQ061795
343386.5 WSW Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
343486.5 SW Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
343586.5 S Bradfield, Berkshire, S Andrew, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. SU603725
343686.5 SSE Windsor, Berkshire, S John Bapt, 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SU968767
343786.5 ESE Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
343886.5 WNW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
343986.6 SE Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
344086.6 N York, North Yorkshire, S Lawrence, 8, 7-3-24 (405 kg) in A. Mon. SE611512
344186.6 E Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073
344286.6 NW St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
344386.7 E Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021
344486.7 N Wilberfoss, East Riding of Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SE732509
344586.7 SE Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
344686.7 ESE Long Melford, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL864467
344786.7 WSW Norton Canon, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B♭. Thu (5th: check). [website] SO381477
344886.8 SSW Tetbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V & S Mary Magdalen, 8, 16¾ cwt (~850 kg) in E. Bells 2-8 are maiden and listed. Fri. [website] ST890929
344986.8 SSW Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
345086.8 N York, North Yorkshire, S Stephen, Acomb, 6, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in F♯. Also hung for ringing: service bell. Thu 19:00. SE572514