Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160151 ESE Houghton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (2nd). [website] TL281720
160251.1 NNE Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
160351.1 N Whitwell, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SK526768
160451.1 W Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
160551.1 W Stottesdon, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SO672828
160651.1 S Freeland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in D. SP413127
160751.1 ENE Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Paul, Fulney (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. TF261237
160851.2 NE Ashby de la Launde, Lincolnshire, S Hybald (GF), 5 U/R, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Unringable. TF055547
160951.2 NNW Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
161051.2 W Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
161151.2 N Barlborough, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. SK476771
161251.2 E Warboys, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A♭. [website] TL302798
161351.3 S Brill, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11¼ cwt (~570 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP656138
161451.3 ESE Hemingford Abbots, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♯. [website] TL282711
161551.3 SSE Aston Abbotts, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt, 6, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in G. Thu. SP847202
161651.3 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
161751.3 NW Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Margaret, Wolstanton, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). SJ856480
161851.4 ENE Donington, Lincolnshire, S Mary & Holy Rood, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in F. TF208359
161951.4 SE Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP965269
162051.5 WSW Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO721629
162151.5 NE Dorrington, Lincolnshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 9-3-25 (507 kg) in A. Unringable. TF076533
162251.5 SSW Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SP195171
162351.5 S Woodeaton, Oxfordshire, Holy Rood, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SP534118
162451.5 SSE Dorton, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. SP678139
162551.5 ESE Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2-6 of 8. [website] TL227565
162651.6 SW Madresfield, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO804474
162751.6 NE Harmston, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 8, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (2nd) & Wed (5th). SK972622
162851.6 SSW Cold Aston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in B. 4th (6-0-10) is heavier than tenor. [website] SP127199
162951.6 SW Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
163051.6 S Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
163151.6 ENE Surfleet, Lincolnshire, S Laurence (GF), 12, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st). TF251282
163251.6 NW Horton, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in G♯. Tue 20:00. SJ942573
163351.6 NW Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
163451.7 ENE Quadring, Lincolnshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F♯. Tue (4th: Apr-Oct). TF224341
163551.7 NNE Elkesley, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK689755
163651.7 SW Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
163751.7 WSW Broadwas, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in C♯. [website] SO754551
163851.7 NNE North Clifton, Nottinghamshire, S George, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,2♭,3 of 3. SK818712
163951.8 SSE Ashendon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders on 1,2. SP705142
164051.8 ENE Gosberton, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). TF237317
164151.8 SW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
164251.9 WSW Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
164351.9 SW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
164451.9 ESE Yelling, Cambridgeshire, Holy Cross (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] TL262624
164551.9 ESE Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, S James (T), 8, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in G♯. PN shared (exc 5th Wed); Godmanchester; Hemingford Grey; truncated spire. Wed (1st, 4th, 5th). [website] TL292708
164651.9 SW Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
164752 SE Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
164852 WSW Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] SO702657
164952 SW Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
165052 S Beckley, Oxfordshire, Assumption of BVM, 5 U/R, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4. [website] SP562112