Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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155158.6 SE Stretham, Cambridgeshire, S James (S;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Stretham Ringing Education Centre. Tue. [website] TL511746
155258.7 SSE Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
155358.7 SW Knowle, West Midlands, S John Bapt, S Lawrence, & S Anne, 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP182767
155458.8 S Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
155558.9 S Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Peter de Merton, 8, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL050501
155658.9 SW Solihull, West Midlands, S Alphege, 12, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] SP153792
155758.9 SSE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
155858.9 SSW Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SP471561
155958.9 SSW Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in A♭. SP668499
156059 N Walkington, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Hallows (GF;T), 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B♭. Mon. SE998368
156159 SSW Ladbroke, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 5, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP413588
156259 S Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SP702491
156359 ESE Little Massingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TF792241
156459.1 WSW Walsall, West Midlands, S Matthew (T), 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. SP016982
156559.1 WSW Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
156659.1 W Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S Mary, Bucknall (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905474
156759.1 WNW New Mills, Derbyshire, S George, 8, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in G♯. Fri. SK004854
156859.1 S Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Paul (T), 12, 28-3-6 (1463 kg) in D. Mon. TL049496
156959.1 SE Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 15-2-12 (793 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL454686
157059.1 SW Whitnash, Warwickshire, S Margaret (S;T), 8, 10-3-5 (548 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SP327637
157159.2 SSE Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
157259.2 SSW Blakesley, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP626504
157359.2 SSW Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP543528
157459.2 NW New Mill, West Yorkshire, Christ Church, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SE165087
157559.3 W Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, 10, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime; future plans: to become 12; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SJ921232
157659.3 S Hardmead, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. SP934476
157759.4 W Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
157859.4 S Towcester, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence (S), 12, 23-1-16 (1188 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri 20:00. [website] SP693486
157959.4 NNW Ledsham, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A. SE456297
158059.4 W Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
158159.5 WSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
158259.5 NNW Methley, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SE390266
158359.5 NW Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed. SE197125
158459.5 SE Oakington, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 5-2-20 (288 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL414648
158559.5 SSE Caxton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G♯. [website] TL300578
158659.6 ESE Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
158759.6 SSW Harbury, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-3 (611 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SP374599
158859.6 S Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
158959.7 SSW Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
159059.7 N Holme on Spalding Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in A. Sat 09:00. SE820389
159159.7 SW Wroxall, Warwickshire, former ch of S Leonard, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SP221707
159259.7 S Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
159359.7 SW Birmingham, West Midlands, Metropolitan Cath Ch of S Chad (RC), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in F. SP069875
159459.7 S Kempston, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 10, 21-1-17 (1087 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL015479
159559.8 S Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
159659.8 SSE Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL379619
159759.8 SSE Willington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TL106498
159859.8 S Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Thu. SP803467
159959.9 SSE Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
160059.9 SW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865