Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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260166.2 NNE Exton, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. SK920111
260266.2 NW Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
260366.2 SW Downhead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 3, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in C. [website] ST691461
260466.2 NNW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
260566.3 W Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David (GF), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. [website] SO482311
260666.3 SW Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
260766.3 NW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
260866.3 W Orcop, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SO473262
260966.3 NNE Whissendine, Rutland, S Andrew (T), 6, 12-2-6 (638 kg) in E. Thu. SK832143
261066.3 SSE Westbourne, West Sussex, S John Bapt (S), 8, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Mon. SU755073
261166.4 W Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
261266.4 SW Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
261366.4 NW Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
261466.4 SE Crowhurst, Surrey, S George (GF), 3, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in D. No stays or sliders. TQ390474
261566.4 WSW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
261666.4 SW Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
261766.5 NW Bobbington, Staffordshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D♭. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. SO808905
261866.5 SSE Funtington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;S;T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B♭. Tue. SU800081
261966.5 NW Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
262066.5 SSE Coldwaltham, West Sussex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TQ023165
262166.5 WNW Holmer, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Detached tower. Thu (exc 5th). SO505423
262266.5 E Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
262366.5 WSW Chew Magna, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 28-0-21 (1432 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST576632
262466.5 NNE Stamford Baron, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Tue. TF031067
262566.6 S Havant, Hampshire, S Faith, 8, 15-0-25 (773 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SU717062
262666.6 NNE Ashwell, Rutland, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Unringable. SK865137
262766.6 N Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK695178
262866.6 WSW Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
262966.7 NNE Stamford, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt, 4, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. TF029070
263066.7 NNE Stamford, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 8 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. TF030070
263166.7 WSW Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
263266.7 NNE Stamford, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F♯. TF028071
263366.7 ENE Hadstock, Essex, S Botolph, 6, 2-3-13 (146 kg) in F♯. TL558447
263466.7 SE Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] TQ426518
263566.7 E Little Easton, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TL604235
263666.7 SW Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
263766.7 NW Kinlet, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in G. Unringable. SO710810
263866.7 W Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
263966.7 NNE Stamford, Lincolnshire, S George, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. TF031070
264066.7 ENE Hildersham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TL545488
264166.8 SW Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
264266.8 E Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
264366.8 WNW Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
264466.8 W Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
264566.8 NNE Great Casterton, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in A♭. TF001087
264666.8 ESE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
264766.9 SE Worth, West Sussex, S Nicholas, 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A. Thu. TQ302362
264866.9 ESE Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
264966.9 S Portchester, Hampshire, S Mary, 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. [website] SU625045
265066.9 NE Woodston, Cambridgeshire, S Augustine of Canterbury (GF;T), 6, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. [website] TL185977