Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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125143.5 W Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
125243.5 ESE Barkway, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 14-2-3 (738 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL382356
125343.5 WNW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Anne, Moseley (T), 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SP074836
125443.5 SE Radlett, Hertfordshire, Christ Church (GF;T), 6, 3-0-16 (160 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TQ165992
125543.5 SE Oxhey, Hertfordshire, S Matthew, 8 U/R, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TQ117953
125643.5 NW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
125743.6 NE West Deeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-11 (500 kg) in G♯. TF108086
125843.6 NNW Loughborough, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 10, 30-2-0 (1549 kg) in D♭. Wed. SK537199
125943.6 ESE Buntingford, Hertfordshire, S Bartholomew, Layston, 3 U/R, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL369301
126043.6 NE Maxey, Cambridgeshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F♯. [website] TF119079
126143.6 WNW Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
126243.6 SE North Mymms, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL221044
126343.7 E Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL403521
126443.7 N Grimston, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. SK685218
126543.7 W Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
126643.7 WNW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
126743.8 SSW Wantage, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU396879
126843.8 NNE Garthorpe, Leicestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK831209
126943.9 NNW Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
127043.9 W Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
127144 E Barton, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. [website] TL407557
127244 NE Glinton, Cambridgeshire, S Benedict (GF), 6, 14-3-5 (752 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TF154059
127344 W Kington, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO990558
127444 N Prestwold, Leicestershire, S Andrew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in F♯. SK577214
127544.1 SE Bushey, Hertfordshire, S James, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 1st). [website] TQ130952
127644.1 ENE Bluntisham, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in F♯. [website] TL372744
127744.1 NW Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
127844.1 ESE Great Munden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. [website] TL355241
127944.1 ENE Somersham, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TL360778
128044.1 NE Barholm, Lincolnshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF090109
128144.1 SW Lechlade, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SU214995
128244.2 NW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Barnabas, Erdington (T), 8, 15-1-15 (782 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] SP109917
128344.2 ESE Westmill, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. 4th (8-1-3) is heavier than tenor. Wed (see tower website). [website] TL369271
128444.2 E Foxton, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (GF;T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] TL412483
128544.3 ESE Sacombe, Hertfordshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL335193
128644.3 W Dormston, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO987575
128744.3 NNW Grace Dieu, Leicestershire, Manor House School Chapel, 6, 1-2-22 (86 kg) in A. Ringing by arrangement noting that the school closed in July 2020. SK437179
128844.3 SW Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
128944.3 ESE Barley, Hertfordshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 6, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] TL401384
129044.3 N Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SK724228
129144.3 NW Birmingham, West Midlands, Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington (RC), 8, 15-3-16 (807 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP112923
129244.3 E Longstanton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL398664
129344.3 SSE Harefield, Greater London, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-12 (361 kg) in A. Wed 18:30. [website] TQ053895
129444.3 WSW Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP022282
129544.4 W Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
129644.4 NNW Shepshed, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. Fri. SK480196
129744.4 NNW Packington, Leicestershire, Holy Rood (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. SK358144
129844.4 S Streatley, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. SU594808
129944.4 SE Essendon, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TL273087
130044.4 WNW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865