Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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250167 E Essendon, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TL273087
250267 ENE Old Weston, Cambridgeshire, S Swithun (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TL093772
250367.1 N Blithfield, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. SK044239
250467.1 SSE Southampton, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 21-2-8 (1096 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (4th, 5th). [website] SU426116
250567.1 NE Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire, S Rumbald (GF), 5, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G♯. TL026862
250667.1 ENE Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
250767.1 N Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
250867.1 S Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
250967.2 N Ticknall, Derbyshire, S George (S;T), 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A. Wed. SK351241
251067.2 WSW Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
251167.2 NNW Baswich, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ943222
251267.2 SSW Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST722197
251367.2 SSE Southampton, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 10, 16-1-15 (832 kg) in F. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (2nd). [website] SU419112
251467.2 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S John Div, Horninglow, 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SK241251
251567.2 SE East Clandon, Surrey, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 3, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ060517
251667.3 NNE Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Mary & S Hardulph (T), 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK405233
251767.3 NNE Loughborough, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 10, 30-2-0 (1549 kg) in D♭. Wed. SK537199
251867.3 NNE Loughborough, Leicestershire, Bell Foundry Tower, 12, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. SK541198
251967.3 SW Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
252067.3 W Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
252167.3 W Rhymney, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S David, 6 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SO112080
252267.3 ENE Spaldwick, Cambridgeshire, S James (GF), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in E. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL127728
252367.4 SW Brent Knoll, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 20-3-0 (1054 kg) in D. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST335507
252467.4 ESE Finchley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in A♭. TQ249905
252567.4 NW Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
252667.4 N Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
252767.4 SSE Curdridge, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 25-3-19 (1317 kg) in D. Mon. [website] SU528138
252867.4 SSW Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
252967.4 ESE Thames Ditton, Surrey, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TQ160672
253067.4 NNW Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
253167.4 SW Brean, Somerset, S Bridget (GF;T), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Rung from porch. Fri 16:00. [website] ST296559
253267.4 SSE Soberton, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in G. [website] SU609168
253367.4 SSW Sparkford, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST608256
253467.5 NNE Thrussington, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 5, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in B♭. SK650157
253567.5 SW Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
253667.5 NE Preston, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G♯. SK869023
253767.5 SE Bramley, Surrey, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A. Thu. TQ008449
253867.5 NNW Lilleshall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ728152
253967.5 NE Bulwick, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP962942
254067.5 ENE Leighton Bromswold, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 5, 21-1-4 (1081 kg) in E♭. [website] TL115752
254167.5 NW Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
254267.5 SW Kingweston, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST525313
254367.6 SSE Botley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SU511130
254467.6 SSW Manston, Dorset, S Nicholas, 5, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A♯. [website] ST816150
254567.6 SE Milland, West Sussex, S Luke (GF), 6, 11-2-3 (586 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU824282
254667.6 SSE Petersfield, Hampshire, S Peter, 8, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU746231
254767.6 WSW Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt, 10, 25-0-23 (1280 kg) in D. Thu. ST182764
254867.6 NE Glaston, Rutland, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-22 (378 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SK896005
254967.7 NNW Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
255067.7 SE Wonersh, Surrey, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in G. Wed. TQ014451