Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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195157.7 NW Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
195257.7 WNW Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. [website] SO369600
195357.8 NNE Quorn, Leicestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 11-1-17 (579 kg) in G. Tue. SK561165
195457.8 SW Radstock, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST688546
195557.8 WSW Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
195657.8 SE Bagshot, Surrey, S Anne, 8, 17-0-19 (872 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU906632
195757.8 N Worthington, Leicestershire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 2-1-1 (115 kg) in F♯. SK406206
195857.8 ESE Oxhey, Hertfordshire, S Matthew, 8 U/R, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TQ117953
195957.8 W Michaelchurch Escley, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in C. [website] SO316341
196057.8 NNW Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
196157.8 SW High Littleton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in B♭. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST645579
196257.8 NNE Sileby, Leicestershire, S Mary, 10, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SK600151
196357.8 SE Dogmersfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in C. [website] SU781526
196457.8 WSW Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
196557.8 NW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
196657.9 SE Wraysbury, Berkshire, S Andrew, 8, 9-2-26 (494 kg) in G. Wed. TQ001739
196757.9 SE Horton, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TQ014758
196857.9 N Tatenhill, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK205220
196957.9 E Ickleford, Hertfordshire, S Katharine, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL182316
197057.9 E Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
197157.9 NE Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-6 (371 kg) in G. Wed. TL008832
197257.9 E Kimpton, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL177185
197358 SSW Codford St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST974397
197458 NW Munslow, Shropshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SO521877
197558 ENE Bythorn, Cambridgeshire, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Truncated spire. [website] TL056759
197658 S Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
197758 ENE Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TL099678
197858 SSW Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. [website] ST965399
197958 E Hitchin, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 12, 17-0-16 (871 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. [website] TL184291
198058.1 NW Bourton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SO597963
198158.1 NNW Colton, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A. Fri. SK047204
198258.1 WNW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
198358.1 NNE Shepshed, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. Fri. SK480196
198458.2 NNE Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D. SK630145
198558.2 SSE Micheldever, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Tue (exc 3rd). [website] SU512391
198658.2 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Modwen (T), 8, 18-3-22 (963 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (exc 1st). SK250227
198758.2 SSW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
198858.2 S Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
198958.2 NE Uppingham, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul (S), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in E. PN shared: Lyddington(4th); Uppingham(exc 4th). Thu (exc 4th). SP866996
199058.2 ESE Ruislip, Greater London, S Martin (GF), 8, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ091875
199158.3 SSW Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
199258.3 E Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, S Helen (GF;T), 8, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon 20:00. [website] TL176140
199358.3 SW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
199458.3 ENE Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
199558.3 SW Chew Magna, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 28-0-21 (1432 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST576632
199658.3 SSW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
199758.3 SW Paulton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] ST649565
199858.3 ESE Sandridge, Hertfordshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] TL171105
199958.4 NNE Belton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in G♯. Thu PN shared: exc 4: Hathern; 4: Belton. Thu (4th). SK447208
200058.4 SSW Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374