Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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285175.3 ENE Wrangle, Lincolnshire, S Mary V & S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. TF424508
285275.3 NW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
285375.3 NNW Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
285475.3 SSW Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
285575.4 ESE Langley, Essex, S John Ev (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,4,2,3; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4,5 of 5. TL442352
285675.4 N Skelbrooke, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE511120
285775.4 SW Cromhall, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. ST692905
285875.4 S Bradfield, Berkshire, S Andrew, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. SU603725
285975.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
286075.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
286175.5 N Woolley, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Thu. SE319130
286275.5 W Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
286375.5 NE Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G. TF087895
286475.5 NNW Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
286575.5 N Burghwallis, South Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 3 U/R, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Unringable. SE536120
286675.6 SW Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
286775.6 SSE Reading, Berkshire, S Peter, Caversham, 8, 7-3-13 (400 kg) in A. Tue. SU708748
286875.6 NNE Hatfield, South Yorkshire, S Lawrence, 8 U/R, 18-2-18 (948 kg) in E. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE663095
286975.6 S Stanford Dingley, Berkshire, S Denys (GF), 4, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in B♭. [website] SU575717
287075.6 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
287175.6 NNE Waddingham, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Peter, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. SK987963
287275.6 ESE Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TL545604
287375.7 N Hemsworth, West Yorkshire, S Helen, 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Mon. SE428132
287475.7 WSW Clodock, Herefordshire, S Clydog, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in A. [website] SO326275
287575.7 ENE Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, S Clement (T), 8, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon (not always: check). [website] TF551204
287675.7 SW Trellech, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Mon. SO500054
287775.7 NNW Meltham, West Yorkshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. The ringing bells form part of a 10-bell chime. Thu 19:00. SE099106
287875.8 SSE Maidenhead, Berkshire, All Saints, Boyne Hill, 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in E. SU877808
287975.8 NNW Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
288075.8 SE North Mymms, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL221044
288175.8 N Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed. SE197125
288275.8 NNE Belton in Isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Mon. SE782063
288375.8 SE Oxhey, Hertfordshire, S Matthew, 8 U/R, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TQ117953
288475.8 SE Radlett, Hertfordshire, Christ Church (GF;T), 6, 3-0-16 (160 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ165992
288575.9 SW Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Clement (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Thu. SO477075
288675.9 SSW Badminton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). ST806828
288775.9 SSW Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
288875.9 S Bucklebury, Berkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] SU552708
288975.9 SSE Hitcham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Wed. SU919825
289076 ESE Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL555622
289176 ESE Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, S John, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TL545586
289276 N Emley, West Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in G. Mon. SE244133
289376 SSE Englefield, Berkshire, S Mark, 8, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU623720
289476 ESE Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in F. No regular ringing; rung from chancel. [website] TL494438
289576 SSE Sonning, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 20-1-4 (1031 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Loddon. Thu. [website] SU755755
289676 ESE Braughing, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TL396251
289776 SSW Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
289876.1 NE Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TF106892
289976.1 SSW Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3,5 of 5. SU097719
290076.1 W Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131