Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP532449
21.5 NNE Culworth, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in E. SP544469
31.6 E Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, S James Less, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in A♭. Sat 09:30. SP556453
41.8 S Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP536420
52 SE Greatworth, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B. SP552423
62.5 NW Edgcote, Northamptonshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SP504479
72.6 WSW Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
82.7 WNW Wardington, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in E♭. SP490463
92.7 SW Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
103.1 NW Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. Thu (alt). SP498487
113.2 S Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP536397
123.2 N Eydon, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP541499
133.7 NE Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP573490
143.7 ESE Helmdon, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SP589431
154.1 WNW Cropredy, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in F. Mon. SP468466
164.5 ENE Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, S Mary V & S Peter (S), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Wed. SP601469
175 N Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP543528
185.1 N Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
195.5 WSW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 10, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 12-bell chime. Wed. SP453405
205.6 NW Claydon, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP456500
215.7 WSW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401
225.7 SE Whitfield, Northamptonshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP607395
235.8 E Wappenham, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 6, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP624456
245.8 WNW Mollington, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. Fri (not always: check). SP442474
255.9 SSW King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. SP497361
266 SE Brackley, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon. SP591373
276 NNW Upper Boddington, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in G. SP482531
286 W Hanwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SP435435
296.3 SW Bodicote, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Mon. SP459376
306.4 ESE Syresham, Northamptonshire, S James (T), 5, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Thu (last). SP630419
316.6 W Shotteswell, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SP426455
326.6 N Charwelton, Northamptonshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. SP544555
336.7 NNE Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. Wed. SP574548
346.7 WNW Farnborough, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP433495
356.7 WSW Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. SP428415
366.8 ENE Blakesley, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP626504
376.9 SSE Evenley, Northamptonshire, S George, 5, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. SP584351
387 SSW Adderbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 24-0-14 (1226 kg) in D. Tue. SP470353
397.1 S Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
407.2 W Horley, Oxfordshire, S Etheldreda (GF), 6, 6-3-17 (351 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. SP416439
417.4 WSW Wroxton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. SP417417
427.4 S Aynho, Northamptonshire, S Michael (T), 8, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in F. Tue (2nd, 4th). SP514330
437.5 ENE Bradden, Northamptonshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP647485
447.7 NW Wormleighton, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SP447539
457.7 NNE Fawsley, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 4, 11-1-4 (573 kg) in G♯. SP565567
467.9 NNW Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SP471561
478 SE Westbury, Buckinghamshire, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-19 (301 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP622356
488 NE Farthingstone, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B. Ringing prohibited; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-4,6 of 12. SP613550
498.2 WNW Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Only limited ringing allowed; No mains electricity in tower. [website] SP411502
508.2 S Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316