Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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220162.1 W Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
220262.1 NE Potterhanworth, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in C. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (3rd, 5th). [website] TF054660
220362.1 SSW Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
220462.1 SSW Sevenhampton, Wiltshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Unringable. SU209903
220562.1 S Wantage, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU396879
220662.2 NNW Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
220762.2 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
220862.2 NNE Clarborough, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK734832
220962.2 SE Graveley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL234281
221062.2 ESE Madingley, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in A. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL394603
221162.2 S Wallingford, Oxfordshire, S Mary le More, 10, 18-3-26 (964 kg) in E♭. Thu. SU606893
221262.2 S East Hagbourne, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in E♭. Tue. SU525881
221362.2 ESE Orwell, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F♯. [website] TL362505
221462.2 WSW Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO558380
221562.3 NNE Sutton cum Lound, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Wed. SK680849
221662.3 WSW Fownhope, Herefordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] SO581342
221762.3 WSW Marden, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. [website] SO511470
221862.3 WNW Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
221962.3 S Childrey, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in A♭. Wed. SU359878
222062.4 ESE Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-1-0 (368 kg) in A♭. Mon 18:30. [website] TL374532
222162.4 SE St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed 20:00. [website] TL192222
222262.4 NW Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
222362.5 SW Longney, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in F. [website] SO763124
222462.5 WNW Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
222562.5 SSW Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 10, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in F. Mon. SU240890
222662.5 N Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SK517882
222762.5 S Lockinge, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. Unringable. SU428872
222862.6 S Sparsholt, Oxfordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 4, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. SU346875
222962.6 E Wisbech St Mary, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Wed (check with contact). [website] TF419081
223062.6 SW Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
223162.6 NNE North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK786822
223262.6 SSW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
223362.6 NW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
223462.6 SW Longhope, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SO684197
223562.6 ENE Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF304385
223662.7 W Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
223762.7 ESE Oakington, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 5-2-20 (288 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL414648
223862.7 SSW Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
223962.7 N Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary, Walkley (S;T), 6, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SK333884
224062.7 SSW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
224162.7 SSW Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
224262.8 SW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
224362.8 SSE West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, 8, 14-3-2 (750 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU827949
224462.8 WSW Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, S Cuthbert, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] SO568347
224562.8 ENE Sutton St James, Lincolnshire, S James (T), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. Tue PN alternates with Gedney; detached tower. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF396183
224662.8 SSE Chesham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in F. Thu. SP956015
224762.8 NW Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
224862.8 NNW Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
224962.8 WSW Wellington, Herefordshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in F. [website] SO497482
225062.9 SSW Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943