Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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270168.1 E Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
270268.1 SSW Ludgershall, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 6, 6-3-1 (343 kg) in G. [website] SU263508
270368.1 NNW Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
270468.2 SSE Stoke next Guildford, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. Mon. SU998507
270568.2 NW Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
270668.2 NW Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
270768.3 W Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO533453
270868.3 E Barton Mills, Suffolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL716738
270968.3 SSE Guildford, Surrey, Cath Ch of Holy Spirit, 12, 30-1-10 (1541 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Tue 20:00. SU985500
271068.3 WNW Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
271168.3 W Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
271268.3 WSW King's Caple, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SO558288
271368.4 NNW Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
271468.4 ESE Wethersfield, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;S;T), 8, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. Mon. TL712312
271568.4 NW Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
271668.4 ESE Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
271768.4 SSE Epsom, Surrey, S Martin, 10, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ213605
271868.5 E Ousden, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL735595
271968.5 N Kneesall, Nottinghamshire, S Bartholomew (T), 3, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in F♯. SK704642
272068.5 ESE Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
272168.5 ESE Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
272268.6 SE Penge, Greater London, S John Ev, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] TQ353704
272368.6 NNE Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. SK987588
272468.6 SSE Puttenham, Surrey, S John Bapt, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A♭. SU932478
272568.7 WNW Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Tue. SO623999
272668.7 S Bentley, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in E. Mon (Winter). [website] SU783446
272768.7 SW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
272868.7 SE Carshalton, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. [website] TQ279644
272968.7 W Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
273068.7 NNW Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
273168.7 SSW Marden, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SU086578
273268.7 SW Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
273368.8 ESE Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
273468.8 WSW Tortworth, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in G. Thu. ST704933
273568.8 SSE Merrow, Surrey, S John Ev, 6, 13-1-23 (684 kg) in F. Tue. TQ028506
273668.9 SSW Upavon, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 14-1-21 (733 kg) in F♯. [website] SU135550
273768.9 SSE West Clandon, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in E. Thu. TQ044512
273868.9 SE Beddington, Greater London, S Mary (T), 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E♭. Thu (see tower website). [website] TQ295652
273968.9 SSE Guildford, Surrey, S Nicolas, 10, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. SU994493
274068.9 SSE Guildford, Surrey, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-3-8 (1210 kg) in E♭. Wed. SU998494
274168.9 NW Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
274268.9 ESE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
274368.9 W Dinedor, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in D. Unringable. SO533366
274468.9 SSE Guildford, Surrey, S Mary, 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SU996493
274568.9 NNE Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Germain, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK908617
274668.9 W Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
274769 ENE Wimbotsham, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Bells in store; unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TF622048
274869 SSE East Clandon, Surrey, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 3, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TQ060517
274969 NE Wyberton, Lincolnshire, S Leodegar, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF328408
275069 W Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674