Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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170176.5 NE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
170276.5 S Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
170376.5 ENE Hugglescote, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 16-1-4 (827 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri 20:00. SK427127
170476.5 E Fawsley, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 4, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in G♯. SP565567
170576.6 S Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
170676.6 S North Petherton, Somerset, Minster Ch of S Mary V (T), 6, 19-0-23 (976 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST290330
170776.6 SE West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
170876.6 N Whitford, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary & S Beuno, 3, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing currently not permitted; anticlockwise. SJ146781
170976.6 SE Chirton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in A. [website] SU073576
171076.6 E Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
171176.6 SE Mildenhall, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. [website] SU209694
171276.6 ESE Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
171376.7 NE Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
171476.7 SSW Luxborough, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. [website] SS973380
171576.7 ESE Childrey, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in A♭. Wed. SU359878
171676.7 SSE Ditcheat, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST625363
171776.8 NE Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
171876.8 SSW Cutcombe, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SS930392
171976.8 S West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
172076.8 ESE Kidlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 21-1-27 (1092 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP497148
172176.8 ENE Ashby Parva, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP525886
172276.8 NNW Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Margaret ('The Marble Church'), 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Tue. SJ003754
172376.8 ESE Appleton, Oxfordshire, Workshop Campanile (The Balscote Ring) (GF), 12, 1-2-16 (83 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,4♯,5♯,8♯, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); one or more bells not hung : 6♭. SP443018
172476.9 S Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
172576.9 S Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
172676.9 ESE Appleton, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (T), 10, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in E. Fri. SP443015
172776.9 NE Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
172876.9 N Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
172976.9 E Catthorpe, Leicestershire, S Thomas (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. No visiting bands at present; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SP551781
173077 E Kilsby, Northamptonshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. SP563711
173177 SE Marden, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SU086578
173277 ENE Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
173377 ENE Leire, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. SP525900
173477 SSW Treborough, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. [website] ST010363
173577 ENE Bitteswell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SP537858
173677.1 NNE Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
173777.1 E Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. Wed. SP574548
173877.1 ENE Lutterworth, Leicestershire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-1 (737 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP542844
173977.2 ESE Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Wed. SP530232
174077.2 ENE Croft, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP510960
174177.2 ESE Cumnor, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP461041
174277.2 E Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP573490
174377.2 NE Radbourne, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 3-0-19 (161 kg) in C. 2nd (3-3-10) is heavier than tenor. SK285359
174477.2 E Daventry, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 10, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SP574625
174577.3 SSE Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
174677.3 ENE Thurlaston, Leicestershire, All Saints, 6, 15-1-3 (776 kg) in F♯. SP501990
174777.4 E Lilbourne, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] SP560774
174877.4 E Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Leodegarius (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. SP573682
174977.4 S Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
175077.4 ENE Thornton, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Mon. SK468076