Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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518.7 NE Peckleton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. SK470008
529.2 ESE Willey, Warwickshire, S Leonard, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP496847
539.2 NW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
549.3 SW Meriden, West Midlands, S Laurence (T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] SP252816
559.4 ENE Croft, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP510960
569.4 N Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
579.7 ENE Thurlaston, Leicestershire, All Saints, 6, 15-1-3 (776 kg) in F♯. SP501990
589.8 WNW Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
5910 NNW Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
6010 W Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
6110 E Leire, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. SP525900
6210 E Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SP526926
6310.1 NNW Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
6410.1 E Ashby Parva, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP525886
6510.2 NE Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
6610.2 SSE Wolston, Warwickshire, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SP409757
6710.3 W Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
6810.3 SE Harborough Magna, Warwickshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable Wheels (partly) removed; anticlockwise. [website] SP476792
6910.7 S Ryton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in F♯. [website] SP386745
7010.8 SW Berkswell, West Midlands, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP243791
7110.9 SSE Church Lawford, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP453763
7211 SSE Church Lawford, Warwickshire, The Plantagenet Ring (GF;T), 12, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. SP451760
7311.2 NNW Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
7411.2 SE Churchover, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SP510808
7511.3 ESE Bitteswell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SP537858
7611.3 E Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 3, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. SP547904
7711.4 NNE Ibstock, Leicestershire, S Denys (T), 6, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SK404095
7811.5 ENE Narborough, Leicestershire, All Saints, 6, 20-0-16 (1023 kg) in E. Thu (not always: check). SP540975
7911.5 E Cosby, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12-0-3 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP547948
8011.6 W Curdworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas & S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP177928
8111.7 ENE Enderby, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. SP537994
8211.7 SE Newbold on Avon, Warwickshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] SP486771
8311.8 NNW Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-1-2 (572 kg) in F♯. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone; anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SK314098
8411.8 NNW Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
8511.8 N Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
8611.8 W Wishaw, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B♭. [website] SP176945
8711.8 S Bubbenhall, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 5-1-13 (273 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP359725
8811.8 NNE Thornton, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. Mon. SK468076
8911.9 ESE Lutterworth, Leicestershire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-1 (737 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP542844
9011.9 WNW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
9112 S Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP330725
9212.1 N Heather, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in A♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK389108
9312.1 WSW Hampton in Arden, West Midlands, S Mary & S Bartholomew (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] SP202807
9412.1 SSE Stretton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] SP406725
9512.3 E Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in B♭. SP563904
9612.4 WSW Bickenhill, West Midlands, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Tue 20:00. [website] SP188824
9712.4 WNW Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
9812.5 NW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
9912.5 ENE Whetstone, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Wed. SP557975
10012.6 NE Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in A. Sat (check with contact) 10:00. SK520046