Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
21.7 NW Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
31.7 SSW St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
42.5 NNE Tyberton, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SO380398
52.6 SSE Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
63.1 WSW Michaelchurch Escley, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in C. [website] SO316341
73.9 ENE Madley, Herefordshire, Nativity of BVM, 8, 15-2-24 (798 kg) in F. [website] SO419387
83.9 E Kingstone, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO424357
94 NNE Preston on Wye, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in G. [website] SO383424
104.1 SSE Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
114.4 N Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] SO373433
124.4 NW Dorstone, Herefordshire, S Faith (S), 6, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in G. Thu. SO314418
135 SSE Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in A. Thu (alt). [website] SO387287
145.3 NNW Bredwardine, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in B♭. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt). [website] SO334445
155.3 N Staunton on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SO375448
165.3 ENE Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
175.8 S Rowlestone, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO373271
185.9 SSW Clodock, Herefordshire, S Clydog, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in A. [website] SO326275
196.4 NNW Letton, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO335464
206.5 E Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
217 NE Mansell Lacy, Herefordshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO425455
227.2 N Norton Canon, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B♭. Thu (5th: check). [website] SO381477
237.2 NE Brinsop, Herefordshire, S George (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. SO442447
247.6 SSE Kentchurch, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-5 (383 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). [website] SO419256
257.6 NNW Winforton, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SO298469
268 SSE Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO404243
278.2 ESE Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David (GF), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. [website] SO482311
288.3 N Kinnersley, Herefordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. [website] SO345496
298.5 NNW Eardisley, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 8-1-27 (431 kg) in G♯. [website] SO312491
308.7 NW Clifford, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in G. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt: check). [website] SO251450
318.9 NE Burghill, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO479445
329 SSW Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Martin, 6 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO298233
339 NW Whitney on Wye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO267475
349.3 ENE Hereford, Herefordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO506397
359.4 WNW Llanigon, Powys, Wales, S Eigon (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO213399
369.4 SE Orcop, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SO473262
379.4 ENE Hereford, Herefordshire, All Saints, 8, 17-2-19 (898 kg) in E. [website] SO508400
389.5 ENE Hereford, Herefordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Ethelbert (T), 10, 33-3-21 (1724 kg) in C♯. [website] SO510397
399.5 NNW Almeley, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Fri (2nd). [website] SO332515
409.6 ENE Hereford, Herefordshire, S Peter, 5 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO511400
419.7 NE Canon Pyon, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. [website] SO450491
429.7 ENE Holmer, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Detached tower. Thu (exc 5th). SO505423
439.9 NNE Weobley, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SO401518
4410 ENE Pipe and Lyde, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] SO502440
4510.1 NNE King's Pyon, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. [website] SO438506
4610.3 WNW Clyro, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF;T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO213438
4710.4 SE Garway, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Detached tower. [website] SO455224
4810.6 ENE Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B. [website] SO504456
4910.7 E Dinedor, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in D. Unringable. SO533366
5010.8 ESE Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David, 6, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A. [website] SO529317