Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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315184.1 N Nun Monkton, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE511579
315284.1 SW Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 15-3-10 (805 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO861149
315384.1 SSE Northaw, Hertfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL279023
315484.1 W Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
315584.2 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
315684.2 SE Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Great S Mary (S), 8, 24-0-12 (1225 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TL484148
315784.2 SSE Oxhey, Hertfordshire, S Matthew, 8 U/R, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TQ117953
315884.3 E Garvestone, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Garvestone(1st); Reymerston(exc 1st). Fri (1st). TG023073
315984.3 S Harwell, Oxfordshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 16-1-26 (837 kg) in E. PN shared: Chilton; Harwell. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] SU492890
316084.3 SW Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
316184.3 NNW Beckwithshaw, North Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 13-0-15 (667 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:30. [website] SE268531
316284.3 SE Finchingfield, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E♭. TL686328
316384.3 SSE Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] TL371069
316484.4 WNW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
316584.4 WSW Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
316684.4 WSW Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
316784.4 SW Highnam, Gloucestershire, Holy Innocents, 3 U/R, 25-1-0 (1283 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,8,10 of 10; the heaviest ring of three bells. SO796195
316884.4 SSW Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
316984.4 ESE Hartest, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. [website] TL834523
317084.4 ESE Bardwell, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Bardwell Teaching Centre. Wed 19:00. [website] TL940736
317184.5 N Shipton, North Yorkshire, Holy Evangelist (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing. SE553589
317284.5 SW Newent, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 16-1-4 (827 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SO723259
317384.5 NW Wigan, Greater Manchester, S James, Poolstock, 8, 25-2-21 (1305 kg) in D. Tue. SD578045
317484.5 WNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
317584.5 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
317684.5 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
317784.5 SW Much Marcle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F. [website] SO657327
317884.5 WNW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
317984.5 WNW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
318084.5 S East Hagbourne, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in E♭. Tue. SU525881
318184.6 WNW St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
318284.6 NNW Ilkley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 18-1-14 (933 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with Addingham. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SE116478
318384.6 SSE Bushey, Hertfordshire, S James, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 1st). [website] TQ130952
318484.6 SSW Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
318584.6 E Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021
318684.6 S Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
318784.6 ESE Ixworth, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL931703
318884.6 SW Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, S Anne (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble. SO711267
318984.6 E Foxley, Norfolk, S Thomas (GF), 6, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in A. Wed. TG039217
319084.6 SW Weston Beggard, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. [website] SO583412
319184.7 NNE North Frodingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Elgin, 3, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TA089534
319284.7 ESE East Harling, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in G. TL989866
319384.7 NW Wigan, Greater Manchester, All Saints, 10, 29-1-8 (1490 kg) in C♯. Mon. SD581056
319484.7 SW Withington, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. [website] SO565434
319584.8 WSW More, Shropshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO342915
319684.8 SE Little Easton, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TL604235
319784.8 SSW Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
319884.8 S East Hendred, Oxfordshire, S Augustine of Canterbury, 6, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with West Hendred; tuning: 2-7 of 10. Tue (alt). SU459886
319984.8 SSE Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Wed. TQ000908
320084.9 SE Cavendish, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. [website] TL804465