Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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60130.2 N Bubbenhall, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 5-1-13 (273 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP359725
60230.2 W Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 19-2-21 (1000 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO960277
60330.2 ENE Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. SP863503
60430.3 SE Lane End, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 5-2-26 (291 kg) in B♭. Thu. SU806916
60530.3 ENE Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
60630.4 W Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
60730.4 SW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
60830.4 E Slapton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5 U/R, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in E. Unringable; future plans: to become 6. SP937206
60930.4 W Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
61030.4 NE Church Brampton, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (T), 5, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP717657
61130.5 WNW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
61230.5 NE Northampton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, Abington (GF;T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A. SP775614
61330.6 NNW Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP330725
61430.6 S Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in G. [website] SU529762
61530.6 WSW Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146
61630.6 WNW Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
61730.6 N Bilton, Warwickshire, S Mark (T), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SP487739
61830.6 ENE Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
61930.6 ESE Tring, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in C♯. Tue. [website] SP924114
62030.7 WSW Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
62130.8 WSW Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
62230.8 SSW Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
62330.9 NE Little Houghton, Northamptonshire, S Mary BV (T), 5, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F. SP803596
62430.9 NNE Crick, Northamptonshire, S Margaret, 8, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd) & Fri (4th). [website] SP588724
62530.9 WNW Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
62630.9 SSW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r); PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SU206812
62730.9 SSW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in G. Also, below, a ring of 6; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU206812
62831 S Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
62931 WNW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
63031 W Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Minster Ch of S Mary, 12, 21-2-1 (1093 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Thu. [website] SO948225
63131 WNW Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
63231.1 ENE Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
63331.1 N Ryton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in F♯. [website] SP386745
63431.1 SW Swindon, Wiltshire, Christ Church (T), 10, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in D. Tue. SU157839
63531.2 ENE Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
63631.2 ESE Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SP942149
63731.2 SW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mark (T), 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU143847
63831.2 NE Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. Thu 20:00. SP788619
63931.3 NNW Kenilworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP285724
64031.3 E Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SP945161
64131.3 N Hillmorton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SP536744
64231.3 NNE West Haddon, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 5, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. SP630718
64331.3 SW Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
64431.4 WSW Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
64531.4 WNW Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
64631.4 ENE Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
64731.5 NNE Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SP669703
64831.5 NE Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire, S Laurence, 6, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in F. Wed. SP822590
64931.5 W Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO943194
65031.5 NW Beaudesert, Warwickshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B. [website] SP152660