Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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275168.6 E Little Thurlow, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. [website] TL679511
275268.6 WSW Thornbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-2-19 (948 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] ST633906
275368.6 NE Fleet, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. TF388236
275468.6 SE Woolwich, Greater London, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. PN: see tower website. [website] TQ430791
275568.6 NW Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
275668.6 E Great Thurlow, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. [website] TL680503
275768.6 WSW St Briavels, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO558046
275868.6 SE Beddington, Greater London, S Mary (T), 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E♭. Thu (see tower website). [website] TQ295652
275968.7 NNE South Muskham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 3, 9-3-21 (505 kg) in A♭. SK793573
276068.7 SW Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, S James Less, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] ST680834
276168.7 NNE Asgarby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5; former 3/5 cracked ~1830 & 'lost'. TF116453
276268.7 NNW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
276368.7 E Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, S Mary, 6, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL678410
276468.7 SE Penge, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ353704
276568.7 NNE Leasingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. TF056485
276668.7 SSE Elstead, Surrey, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SU903434
276768.7 WNW Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
276868.7 SW Dyrham, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST741758
276968.7 WNW Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039
277068.7 WNW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
277168.8 WSW Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SO567021
277268.8 E Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unsuitable for inexperienced ringers. [website] TL663697
277368.8 NNW Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
277468.8 NNW Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
277568.8 NNE Heckington, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in D. Tue. TF142441
277668.8 N Shirland, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in G. SK399584
277768.9 SSE Frensham, Surrey, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 9-3-25 (507 kg) in G. Mon. SU841414
277868.9 WSW Dixton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO519135
277968.9 S Alton, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-0-4 (307 kg) in B. Tue. [website] SU714389
278069 WNW Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
278169 NE Wigtoft, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF262362
278269.1 W Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
278369.1 ESE Romford, Greater London, S Edward Conf (T), 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. TQ511889
278469.1 NW Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
278569.2 E Freckenham, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF;T), 5, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. [website] TL665717
278669.2 W Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
278769.2 ESE Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
278869.2 SW Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 6, 20-2-1 (1042 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST699796
278969.2 NNE Evedon, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. TF092475
279069.2 SSW West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
279169.2 NE Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. TF445185
279269.3 E Sturmer, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in B. Unringable. TL690439
279369.3 WNW Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
279469.3 ESE Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
279569.3 SSW Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
279669.4 S Northington, Hampshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-14 (311 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU564373
279769.4 E Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
279869.4 W Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
279969.5 N Brackenfield, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in D. Wed (by arrangement) 14:00. SK372590
280069.5 WNW Munslow, Shropshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SO521877