Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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205168.9 SSE Ashwell, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL266397
205268.9 SW Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
205368.9 NNW Healaugh, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE498479
205468.9 WNW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
205569 W Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
205669 NNW York, North Yorkshire, S Lawrence, 8, 7-3-24 (405 kg) in A. Mon. SE611512
205769 S Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
205869 SSE Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in E. PN shared: Meldreth; Melbourn. Wed (2nd). [website] TL382448
205969 SSW Evenley, Northamptonshire, S George, 5, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. SP584351
206069.1 E Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, S Andrew (S), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Round tower. Tue & Thu. [website] TF961272
206169.1 SSW Shenington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. SP372427
206269.1 SSW Tysoe, Warwickshire, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP340443
206369.1 NW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Moorside, 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD950075
206469.2 SSW Oxhill, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP316455
206569.2 NNW Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. SE437460
206669.2 S Westoning, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. TL028327
206769.2 SE Newmarket, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL641634
206869.2 WSW Donington, Shropshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Hung for dead-rope ringing; half wheels (steel); No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,6 of 6. SJ808046
206969.2 S Tingrith, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL007324
207069.2 WSW Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
207169.2 WSW Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
207269.2 S Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
207369.2 WNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, S James, Didsbury (T), 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. SJ846903
207469.3 WSW Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
207569.3 ESE Saham Toney, Norfolk, S George (T), 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. TF899020
207669.3 NNW Bardsey, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. SE365431
207769.3 NNW York, North Yorkshire, York St Mary's (visual art venue) (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Former church of S Mary, Castlegate; building owned by York Museums Trust; unringable. SE604516
207869.3 SSW Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SP657330
207969.4 N Hutton Cranswick, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E. Mon. TA024533
208069.4 SSW Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
208169.4 NNW York, North Yorkshire, Spurriergate Centre (T), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Former church of S Michael, Spurriergate. Sun (term only) 18:45. SE602516
208269.4 NNW York, North Yorkshire, Jalou York (GF), 6, 9-0-4 (459 kg) in G♯. Former church of S John Ev, Ouse Bridge or Micklegate; ringing prohibited. SE601516
208369.4 NNW York, North Yorkshire, All Saints, Pavement (GF), 3 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE604517
208469.4 SE Newmarket, Suffolk, All Saints, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL644632
208569.4 WSW Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
208669.4 WSW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
208769.4 NW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
208869.5 NNW York, North Yorkshire, All Saints, North Street (GF), 8, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in A. Sun 16:30. SE600517
208969.5 WSW Boningale, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3, 3-3-26 (202 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] SJ811026
209069.5 NNW York, North Yorkshire, S Martin le Grand, Coney Street (GF;T), 8, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G♯. SE601518
209169.5 NW Halifax, West Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S John Bapt, 12, 28-0-14 (1429 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. SE097252
209269.5 SSW Finmere, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP636331
209369.6 WNW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
209469.6 NW Ripponden, West Yorkshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in A♭. SE041197
209569.6 S Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S James (T), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP770312
209669.6 WSW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
209769.6 SSE Shillington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 5, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E♭. TL123339
209869.6 SSE Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL422459
209969.6 WSW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
210069.6 SW Clifford Chambers, Warwickshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] SP198521