Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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290171.1 W Burghill, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO479445
290271.2 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 14:00. [website] TF598113
290371.2 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
290471.2 SE Chislehurst, Greater London, S Nicholas (GF;T), 8, 15-2-19 (796 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ444699
290571.2 SE Chipstead, Surrey, S Margaret of Antioch (GF;T), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ283564
290671.2 WSW Newland, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in E. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (2nd). [website] SO552095
290771.2 ESE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
290871.3 WNW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
290971.3 ESE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
291071.3 N Pleasley, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 5, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK504645
291171.3 NNE Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Germain, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK908617
291271.3 SE Coulsdon, Greater London, S John, 5, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ312582
291371.3 ENE Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TF582144
291471.4 NNW Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
291571.4 NW Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
291671.4 SE Sidcup, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] TQ464715
291771.4 WNW Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
291871.4 WNW Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
291971.5 ESE Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
292071.5 ENE Runcton Holme, Norfolk, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF617094
292171.6 ESE Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
292271.6 SW Wapley, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST713797
292371.6 SSE Witley, Surrey, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU946396
292471.6 N Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
292571.6 NNE Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
292671.6 ESE Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
292771.6 SSW West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
292871.7 E Stansfield, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. [website] TL783525
292971.7 ESE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
293071.7 SSW Durrington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. [website] SU156448
293171.7 N Ossington, Nottinghamshire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-0-17 (313 kg) in B♭. SK759651
293271.8 NNE Coleby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK975605
293371.8 SSW Leckford, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A. [website] SU373376
293471.8 SW Dyrham, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST741758
293571.8 WSW Woolaston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST586993
293671.8 W Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
293771.8 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
293871.8 SW Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, S James Less, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] ST680834
293971.8 ENE Crimplesham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in B. [website] TF655037
294071.9 SW Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
294171.9 WSW St Weonards, Herefordshire, S Weonards (T), 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SO496243
294271.9 W Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David (GF), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. [website] SO482311
294371.9 NE Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 16-2-5 (841 kg) in E. Wed (not always: check). [website] TF568179
294471.9 NNE South Scarle, Nottinghamshire, S Helena, 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Thu. SK848640
294571.9 E Sible Hedingham, Essex, S Peter, 8, 18¼ cwt (~930 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL775343
294671.9 N Wellow, Nottinghamshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Thu. SK670660
294771.9 ESE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
294871.9 ENE Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk, S German (GF), 4 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1♭,2-4 of 5. [website] TF596140
294972 ENE Hockwold, Norfolk, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Unringable. TL724880
295072 NNE Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625