Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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225160.3 E Little Thurlow, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. [website] TL679511
225260.3 E Great Thurlow, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. [website] TL680503
225360.4 SSE Banstead, Surrey, All Saints (GF), 8, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ254596
225460.4 NW Norton Canes, Staffordshire, S James, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK009078
225560.4 WNW Martley, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. [website] SO756598
225660.5 SW Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
225760.5 SW Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU163598
225860.5 NNW Stretton, Staffordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A. SK253263
225960.5 NNE Aslackby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; not well in tune. TF085303
226060.5 NNW Elvaston, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. SK406329
226160.5 E Finchingfield, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E♭. TL686328
226260.5 NNE Dowsby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Unringable. TF113292
226360.6 N Barrowby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. Wed. SK878364
226460.6 ESE South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
226560.6 W Cradley, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO735471
226660.6 E Sturmer, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in B. Unringable. TL690439
226760.6 SSW Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire, S Andrew, 8, 14-3-9 (753 kg) in F. [website] SU439466
226860.6 S Froyle, Hampshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. [website] SU755428
226960.6 SE Croydon, Greater London, S Peter, South Croydon, 12, 30-0-20 (1533 kg) in D. Mon (see tower website). [website] TQ326644
227060.7 WSW Elmore, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. [website] SO767149
227160.7 WSW Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, S Cyr (T), 6, 17¼ cwt (~880 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO799050
227260.7 W Mathon, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] SO733458
227360.8 NE Wisbech St Mary, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Wed (check with contact). [website] TF419081
227460.8 NNE Grantham, Lincolnshire, S Wulfram (T), 12, 32-1-11 (1643 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK914361
227560.8 NW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, former ch of S Luke, Blakenhall, 8, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. SO913971
227660.8 W Eastnor, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO731372
227760.8 N West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G♯. Wed. SK586375
227860.8 WSW Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO779097
227960.9 NE Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Nicolas (GF;T), 8, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. TF250224
228060.9 NNW Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
228160.9 WSW Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032
228260.9 N Beeston, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (T), 10, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Wed. SK527367
228360.9 SW Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
228461 NNW Rangemore, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in D♭. SK180229
228561 N Muston, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. SK828378
228661 ESE Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
228761 NNW Derby, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, Alvaston, 6, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in F. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK392333
228861 WNW Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
228961 WSW Easton Grey, Wiltshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST880876
229061.1 NW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
229161.1 ESE Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
229261.1 ESE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
229361.2 N Wilford, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 5, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. SK566378
229461.2 SSW Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Collingb'ne Ducis; Collingb'ne Kingston; Everleigh. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SU242536
229561.3 WSW Longney, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in F. [website] SO763124
229661.3 WNW Wombourne, Staffordshire, S Benedict Biscop, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO876931
229761.3 ESE Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
229861.3 NW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
229961.3 N Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SK857380
230061.3 SSE Albury, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 15-2-10 (792 kg) in F. Mon. TQ050476