Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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145148.6 E Knebworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary & S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL230210
145248.6 NE Brigstock, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 13-3-4 (700 kg) in E. SP946852
145348.6 W Littledean, Gloucestershire, S Ethelbert, 8, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in G. [website] SO672135
145448.7 ENE Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL123646
145548.7 NNW Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
145648.8 W Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO663185
145748.8 NNW Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-1-18 (1189 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. [website] SP121962
145848.8 E Graveley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL234281
145948.8 E Welwyn, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TL230162
146048.8 N Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in E. Tue. SK407032
146148.8 WNW Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
146248.8 SE Staines upon Thames, Surrey, S Mary (T), 8, 16-3-1 (851 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ030718
146348.8 ESE Elstree, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in C. [website] TQ178953
146448.8 W Linton, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A. [website] SO660253
146548.8 SSE Greywell, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] SU718509
146648.9 NW Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
146748.9 NW Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
146848.9 NW Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
146948.9 E Norton, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A. [website] TL231344
147048.9 N Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
147148.9 SSW North Tidworth, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. C16 historic bellframe (listed) remains in situ higher in tower. [website] SU234490
147248.9 SSW Urchfont, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SU040573
147348.9 ESE Great Stanmore, Greater London, S John Ev, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:00. [website] TQ167921
147448.9 N Braunstone, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 3, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in E. SK555028
147549 WSW Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
147649 E Edworth, Bedfordshire, S George (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL222406
147749 NNE Illston on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A♭. SP706993
147849 SW Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
147949 WNW Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
148049 SW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
148149.1 SE Harlington, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in B♭. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. TQ087782
148249.1 E Stevenage, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL240262
148349.1 SE Stanwell, Surrey, S Mary BV, 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in G. Thu. TQ057741
148449.2 NW Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
148549.2 NNE Great Easton, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-0-16 (464 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP848931
148649.2 NNE Hallaton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. SP786965
148749.3 W Much Marcle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F. [website] SO657327
148849.3 NW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
148949.3 NW Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
149049.3 SSW Enford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in E. [website] SU140516
149149.3 NE Bythorn, Cambridgeshire, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Truncated spire. [website] TL056759
149249.3 NNE King's Norton, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in E♭. SK688005
149349.3 NE Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-3-22 (912 kg) in E. TL021798
149449.3 SSE Odiham, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU740509
149549.3 NW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
149649.4 S Andover, Hampshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SU365457
149749.4 SSE Dogmersfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in C. [website] SU781526
149849.4 WNW Evesbatch, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-14 (108 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO686481
149949.4 ENE Little Barford, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. TL177569
150049.4 NNW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002