Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160152 WNW Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
160252 N Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
160352 SSE Sherfield on Loddon, Hampshire, S Leonard, 6, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SU671567
160452 WNW Mansell Lacy, Herefordshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO425455
160552 ENE Little Addington, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SP958735
160652 SSW Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
160752 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Horfield (T), 5, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] ST591767
160852.1 NE East Carlton, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. SP831893
160952.1 SSW North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
161052.1 NNE Illston on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A♭. SP706993
161152.1 NNE King's Norton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in E♭. SK688005
161252.1 N Lullington, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: South Derbyshire Ringing Centre. SK249129
161352.2 SSW Bratton, Wiltshire, S James Gt, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock). [website] ST914519
161452.2 SSE Whitchurch, Hampshire, All Hallows (GF;T), 10, 26-1-4 (1335 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] SU459477
161552.2 E Haynes, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. TL080411
161652.2 N Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
161752.2 SE Dorney, Buckinghamshire, S James Less, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. SU924790
161852.2 S Andover, Hampshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SU365457
161952.2 ENE Chelveston, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP988691
162052.2 E Flamstead, Hertfordshire, S Leonard, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL078145
162152.3 NE Geddington, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. SP895830
162252.3 NNW Codsall, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ866040
162352.3 ESE Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Wed. TQ000908
162452.3 SSE Deane, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SU545502
162552.3 SW Newton St Loe, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST701648
162652.3 NE Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, S Michael (GF;T), 3, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. Future plans: to become 5. SP871858
162752.3 W Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO404243
162852.3 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Werburgh (Bristol Climbing Centre), Baptist Mills, 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. [website] ST600749
162952.4 SW Corston, Somerset, All Saints, 8, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in A♭. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST694652
163052.4 WNW Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
163152.4 NE Slawston, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP780945
163252.4 SSW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
163352.4 WSW Wolvesnewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 5-1-3 (268 kg) in D. Ringing currently not permitted. ST454997
163452.4 NNW Patshull, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. No mains electricity. SJ800006
163552.4 NE Medbourne, Leicestershire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. SP799930
163652.5 SW Keynsham, Somerset, S John Bapt (S), 8, 24-3-27 (1270 kg) in D. Thu. [website] ST654688
163752.5 ENE Stanwick, Northamptonshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP980714
163852.5 ESE Apsley End, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] TL060051
163952.5 NNE Markfield, Leicestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK486100
164052.5 NE Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 5, 7-0-11 (361 kg) in B♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP921802
164152.5 SSE Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire, S Andrew, 8, 14-3-9 (753 kg) in F. [website] SU439466
164252.5 ENE Great Addington, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A♭. SP958751
164352.5 WSW Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
164452.5 ESE Sarratt, Hertfordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in B. Tue. [website] TQ038983
164552.6 NW Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
164652.6 S Durrington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. [website] SU156448
164752.6 NNE Gaulby, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in G♯. SK694010
164852.7 SW Englishcombe, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 2,4-7 of 12. [website] ST716628
164952.7 WSW Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
165052.7 SW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Henbury, 8, 20-1-24 (1040 kg) in E♭. Wed (1st). [website] ST563787