Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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250188.2 NW Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-23 (633 kg) in F♯. SD611788
250288.3 WNW St Annes on the Sea, Lancashire, S Anne (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in F♯. Fri. SD326294
250388.3 SSE Waresley, Cambridgeshire, S James, 4, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in F♯. [website] TL249545
250488.3 S Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
250588.4 SW Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
250688.4 WSW Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
250788.4 SE Hockwold, Norfolk, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. TL724880
250888.4 S Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 21-2-16 (1100 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Wed. SP877439
250988.4 SSE Elstow, Bedfordshire, S Mary & S Helena, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Detached tower. Fri. TL048474
251088.4 SE Hilborough, Norfolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 2-6 of 8. TF825000
251188.4 ESE Wiveton, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. TG043427
251288.4 S North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. SP926446
251388.5 WNW Pilling, Lancashire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-3-7 (753 kg) in F. Mon (alt) 19:00. SD402486
251488.5 SSE Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. [website] TL270551
251588.5 SSE Histon, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 8, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TL436639
251688.7 WSW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
251788.7 SSE Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
251888.7 SSW Hornton, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders. SP392450
251988.7 NNW Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
252088.7 S Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424
252188.7 SSE Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
252288.8 S Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
252388.8 WNW Lancaster, Lancashire, Priory Ch of S Mary, 10, 30-2-2 (1550 kg) in D♭. Tue. SD473619
252488.8 W Thurstaston, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (S), 6, 6-2-15 (337 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SJ247841
252588.8 SSW Welford on Avon, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SP145522
252688.8 SE Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk, S James, 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL734880
252788.8 S Syresham, Northamptonshire, S James (T), 5, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Thu (last). SP630419
252888.8 SW Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO889655
252988.9 NW Barbon, Cumbria, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Thu 17:30. SD630824
253088.9 S Greatworth, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B. SP552423
253188.9 SSW Preston on Stour, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. [website] SP203499
253288.9 ESE Holme Hale, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed. TF887075
253388.9 NW Over Kellet, Lancashire, S Cuthbert (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,2♭,3 of 3. SD522695
253489 SW Stottesdon, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SO672828
253589 SSE Girton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL423623
253689 SSW Horley, Oxfordshire, S Etheldreda (GF), 6, 6-3-17 (351 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. SP416439
253789.1 S Hanwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SP435435
253889.1 WSW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
253989.1 SE Great Cressingham, Norfolk, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in A. Unringable. TF852017
254089.1 SSW Alderminster, Warwickshire, S Mary & Holy Cross, 6, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. [website] SP230486
254189.1 SSE Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
254289.1 SSE Madingley, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in A. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL394603
254389.1 SSE Landbeach, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] TL476653
254489.2 S Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP536420
254589.2 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
254689.2 WNW Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, S Chad (GF), 8, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Fri. SD348394
254789.2 SW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
254889.2 SSE Bourn, Cambridgeshire, S Helena & S Mary (GF), 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. [website] TL324563
254989.3 SSE Impington, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] TL447632
255089.3 W Flint, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in A. Tue. SJ243730