Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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315180.1 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
315280.1 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
315380.1 NE Ludborough, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 5-0-12 (259 kg) in B♭. TF295955
315480.1 SSW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
315580.1 SSW Marlborough, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-2-23 (849 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU189692
315680.1 SE Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
315780.1 W Llandyssil, Powys, Wales, S Tyssil, 5 U/R, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO195954
315880.2 SW Alvington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Wed 15:00. [website] SO603006
315980.2 WSW Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO404243
316080.2 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
316180.2 NE Great Carlton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in A♭. TF408855
316280.2 SSE Winkfield, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 13-2-13 (692 kg) in E. Mon. SU904724
316380.2 N Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Minster Ch of All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-6 (676 kg) in F. SE245215
316480.2 S Padworth, Berkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in B♭. SU613661
316580.2 NE Manby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF399866
316680.3 ESE Ousden, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL735595
316780.3 NW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
316880.3 NNW Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
316980.3 SE Bush End, Essex, S John Ev, 3, 2-1-19 (123 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL547200
317080.3 SW St Briavels, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO558046
317180.3 SSE Kingsbury, Greater London, S Andrew, 8, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; bells are maiden and listed. TQ205869
317280.3 NW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
317380.4 N Knottingley, West Yorkshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE499240
317480.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
317580.4 NE Addlethorpe, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. TF550690
317680.4 SE Southgate, Greater London, Christ Church, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Wed. TQ296934
317780.4 SE Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
317880.4 ESE Great Sampford, Essex, S Michael, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable. TL642353
317980.4 NE South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
318080.4 SE Waltham Abbey, Essex, Holy Cross (T), 12, 37-1-7 (1896 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] TL380006
318180.5 W Llangunllo, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO211712
318280.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
318380.5 SSE Wokingham, Berkshire, S Paul, 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F. Tue. SU805689
318480.5 NNE Roxby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SE920170
318580.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
318680.5 NE Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, S Edith, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TF392879
318780.6 SSE Arborfield, Berkshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU757678
318880.6 NE Mumby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TF515744
318980.6 SW Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
319080.7 SSW Marlborough, Wiltshire, S George, Preshute (GF), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A. [website] SU179685
319180.7 NNE Elsham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Barrow-upon-Humber. Wed. [website] TA036125
319280.7 NE Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in G♯. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF534722
319380.7 NW Culcheth (Newchurch), Cheshire, dedication unknown (T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ661949
319480.7 SSE Harmondsworth, Greater London, S Mary (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. TQ056778
319580.7 SSE Horton, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TQ014758
319680.7 W Berriew, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 8, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A. Wed. SJ187008
319780.7 NE Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Mon. TF559688
319880.8 S Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Michael, 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A. [website] SU291662
319980.8 SSE Wokingham, Berkshire, All Saints, 8, 15-2-11 (792 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SU815688
320080.8 ESE Sturmer, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in B. Unringable. TL690439