Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255178.5 WSW Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
255278.5 SSE Westmill, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. 4th (8-1-3) is heavier than tenor. Wed (see tower website). [website] TL369271
255378.5 S Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. SP740169
255478.6 WSW Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
255578.6 SE Stradishall, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 8-3-14 (451 kg) in G. [website] TL747525
255678.7 SE Haverhill, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL671455
255778.7 SSE Clavering, Essex, S Mary & S Clement, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in G. TL470318
255878.8 WNW Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
255978.8 SSE Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
256078.8 WSW Wrockwardine, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SJ624120
256178.8 SE Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
256278.9 SW Badsey, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP070431
256378.9 SE Barnardiston, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TL711487
256478.9 NW Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
256578.9 S Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SP945161
256678.9 ESE Barnham Broom, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (S), 5, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Mon 19:00. TG082077
256778.9 SSW Church Enstone, Oxfordshire, S Kenelm, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP379251
256878.9 SSE Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
256979 SW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
257079 SW Saintbury, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP117394
257179 SW Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
257279 SSE Aston, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL271226
257379 WSW 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
257479 S Ludgershall, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP659172
257579.1 SSE Newport, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. Thu. TL520341
257679.1 N Settrington, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE839702
257779.1 SSW Little Compton, Warwickshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. [website] SP261302
257879.2 SSE Knebworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary & S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL230210
257979.2 WSW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
258079.2 SW Willersey, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP107396
258179.3 W Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
258279.3 WSW Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
258379.3 SW Crowle, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO921558
258479.3 S Bierton, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri 20:00. SP836152
258579.3 WNW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
258679.3 WNW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
258779.4 SSW Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
258879.4 SE Kedington, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TL704470
258979.4 S Piddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP639169
259079.4 S Studham, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TL015159
259179.4 NNW Stillington, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SE582678
259279.5 ESE Attleborough, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM, 6, 12-2-18 (643 kg) in E. Tue. TM049953
259379.5 SSW Kiddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP411229
259479.5 S Puttenham, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. SP885149
259579.5 ESE Weston Longville, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-17 (541 kg) in G. TG113158
259679.6 S Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. SP688159
259779.6 NNW Farnham, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 3, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE348605
259879.6 SSW Salford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 5, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in A. SP286280
259979.7 S Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SP942149
260079.7 SSW Blockley, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SP164349