Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Helmdon, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SP589431
22.3 W Greatworth, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B. SP552423
32.4 NW Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, S James Less, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in A♭. Sat 09:30. SP556453
42.5 SSE Whitfield, Northamptonshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP607395
52.5 NNE Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, S Mary V & S Peter (S), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Wed. SP601469
62.7 ESE Syresham, Northamptonshire, S James (T), 5, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Thu (last). SP630419
72.7 NE Wappenham, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 6, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP624456
83.3 W Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP536420
93.6 S Brackley, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon. SP591373
103.7 NW Culworth, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in E. SP544469
113.7 WNW Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP532449
123.8 NNW Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP573490
133.9 WSW Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP536397
144.9 NE Bradden, Northamptonshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP647485
154.9 S Evenley, Northamptonshire, S George, 5, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. SP584351
165.1 SSE Westbury, Buckinghamshire, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-19 (301 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP622356
175.1 NNE Blakesley, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP626504
185.2 NW Eydon, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP541499
195.3 SE Shalstone, Buckinghamshire, S Edward Conf & K (GF), 5, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. SP641364
205.7 W Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
215.8 SSE Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
226 WNW Edgcote, Northamptonshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SP504479
236.1 W Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
246.3 E Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP689442
256.4 WNW Wardington, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in E♭. SP490463
266.5 SE Stowe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of SMV (GF), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Mon. SP676373
276.5 NE Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in A♭. SP668499
286.5 SSW Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
296.6 WNW Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. Thu (alt). SP498487
306.7 NNW Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP543528
316.9 SSE Finmere, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP636331
327.1 SW King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. SP497361
337.4 ENE Towcester, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence (S), 12, 23-1-16 (1188 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri 20:00. [website] SP693486
347.4 N Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. Wed. SP574548
357.4 NNE Litchborough, Northamptonshire, S Martin (GF;T), 5, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A. SP632542
367.5 ESE Lillingstone Dayrell, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Ringing temporarily suspended; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP705398
377.5 NW Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
387.5 NNE 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
397.6 SSE Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SP657330
407.8 SW Aynho, Northamptonshire, S Michael (T), 8, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in F. Tue (2nd, 4th). SP514330
417.8 WNW Cropredy, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in F. Mon. SP468466
427.8 ESE Lillingstone Lovell, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 6-2-0 (330 kg) in B. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Tue. SP712404
437.8 SE Radclive, Buckinghamshire, S John Ev (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SP675339
447.9 NE Cold Higham, Northamptonshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A♭. SP662535
458 ENE Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SP702491
468 E Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 6, 14-3-22 (759 kg) in F. Mon (with exceptions). SP715454
478.2 SSW Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
488.2 NNW Charwelton, Northamptonshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. SP544555
498.5 W 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
508.6 WSW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401