Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255168.5 SSE Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 21-2-0 (1092 kg) in E♭. Mon. SU762826
255268.6 W Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
255368.6 ESE Great Chishill, Cambridgeshire, S Swithun, 5, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A♭. TL422388
255468.6 NNW Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879
255568.7 SSE Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
255668.7 SSW Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
255768.7 SSE Bisham, Berkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. SU847854
255868.8 ENE Walpole St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Sat (not always: check). [website] TF501168
255968.8 E Ely, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-25 (875 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TL538802
256068.8 S Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
256168.9 S Peasemore, Berkshire, S Barnabas, 6, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A. [website] SU457770
256268.9 NNW Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
256368.9 ESE Heydon, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. TL432399
256468.9 ENE Walpole St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. [website] TF501175
256568.9 NW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
256668.9 SSE Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, S Paul, 8, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Wed. SU909877
256769 S East Garston, Berkshire, All Saints, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. PN: by arrangement. SU361770
256869 SE Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, S Andrew & S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F. [website] TL302188
256969 NNE Springthorpe, Lincolnshire, S George & S Laurence (GF), 4, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. 3rd (9-3-6) is heavier than tenor. SK875897
257069 SW Cam, Gloucestershire, S George (T), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST757993
257169 N Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. SK512987
257269 W Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
257369.1 SW English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO581158
257469.1 ENE Butterwick, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Tue. TF387449
257569.1 WNW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
257669.1 ESE Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary & S Andrew (T), 6, 13-3-25 (710 kg) in F. [website] TL473485
257769.1 NE Haltham, Lincolnshire, S Benedict (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Unringable; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF246638
257869.2 SE Tewin, Hertfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Wed 20:00. [website] TL268142
257969.2 SSW Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
258069.3 SSW Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
258169.3 SSW Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
258269.3 NE Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
258369.3 ESE Westmill, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. 4th (8-1-3) is heavier than tenor. Wed (see tower website). [website] TL369271
258469.4 ESE Anstey, Hertfordshire, S George (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Rung from chancel; not well in tune. Tue. [website] TL404328
258569.4 N Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987
258669.4 SE Little Munden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TL334218
258769.5 SW Llangarron, Herefordshire, S Deinst (GF;T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. [website] SO530211
258869.5 N Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-3-2 (344 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK479997
258969.5 NNE Misterton, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK764947
259069.5 N Tankersley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK349995
259169.5 NE Mareham le Fen, Lincolnshire, S Helen, 3 U/R, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF278612
259269.6 WSW Norton Canon, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B♭. Thu (5th: check). [website] SO381477
259369.6 SSW Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
259469.6 S Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. [website] SU529762
259569.6 SE Great Munden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. [website] TL355241
259669.6 SW Dursley, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 8, 19-2-9 (995 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST756981
259769.6 WSW Madley, Herefordshire, Nativity of BVM, 8, 15-2-24 (798 kg) in F. [website] SO419387
259869.7 N Wortley, South Yorkshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SK307993
259969.7 NW Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
260069.7 SSW Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872