Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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290171.1 SSW Enford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in E. [website] SU140516
290271.1 NNE Blankney, Lincolnshire, S Oswald, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A. PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. Tue (2nd). [website] TF068600
290371.1 ESE Great Burstead, Essex, S Mary Magd, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. TQ680922
290471.1 N Wellow, Nottinghamshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Thu. SK670660
290571.1 W Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO558380
290671.2 SSW Amport, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. [website] SU299442
290771.2 SE Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
290871.2 S Chawton, Hampshire, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-26 (317 kg) in B. PN alternates: Bentworth; Chawton. Mon (alt). [website] SU707370
290971.2 SSE Witley, Surrey, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU946396
291071.2 NW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
291171.2 N Pleasley, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 5, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK504645
291271.2 NE King's Lynn, Norfolk, S Nicholas (T), 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in F. TF618204
291371.2 NNE Timberland, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. [website] TF121582
291471.2 E Fornham All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] TL837676
291571.3 ENE Northwold, Norfolk, S Andrew (T), 8, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL755970
291671.3 SE Farnborough, Greater London, S Giles, 6, 2-2-26 (139 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing. [website] TQ443641
291771.3 N Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. SK800659
291871.3 NW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
291971.3 ESE Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
292071.4 WNW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
292171.4 SW Urchfont, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SU040573
292271.4 SSW Wherwell, Hampshire, S Peter & Holy Cross, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU391408
292371.4 SSE Reigate, Surrey, S Mark, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Steel bells; unringable. TQ254508
292471.4 W Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
292571.5 S Northington, Hampshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-14 (311 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU564373
292671.5 WSW Tortworth, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in G. Thu. ST704933
292771.6 SE Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
292871.6 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
292971.6 SSE Caterham, Surrey, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Fri. [website] TQ336553
293071.7 WNW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
293171.7 WNW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
293271.7 SSW Chilbolton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SU394402
293371.7 N Laxton, Nottinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. SK721670
293471.7 SW Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
293571.8 WNW Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
293671.8 SW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
293771.8 ESE West Hanningfield, Essex, S Mary & S Edward (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A. Bells in store; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; not well in tune. TQ734998
293871.8 N Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (T), 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B. Fri. SK625669
293971.8 ENE Elveden, Suffolk, Memorial Tower of S Patrick & S Andrew, 8, 17-2-20 (898 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TL822799
294071.8 W Sellack, Herefordshire, S Tyssilio, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO565276
294171.8 E Hawstead, Suffolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TL855592
294271.9 SSE Caterham Valley, Surrey, S John Ev (T), 8, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Mon. [website] TQ342553
294371.9 E Shimpling, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TL859512
294471.9 NNE Metheringham, Lincolnshire, S Wilfrid (GF;T), 8, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed. [website] TF070612
294571.9 N Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C. Tue. SK908654
294671.9 WSW Stone, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] ST684954
294771.9 WSW Wickwar, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. ST723889
294871.9 NNW Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
294971.9 SSE Reigate, Surrey, S Mary Magd, 10, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TQ259501
295071.9 NNW Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632