Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25117.9 NNW Welton, Northamptonshire, S Martin, 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. SP581660
25217.9 SSW Charlton on Otmoor, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-18 (757 kg) in F. Wed. SP561158
25318 S Chilton, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP686116
25418 NNE Sywell, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3, 6-0-13 (311 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP821672
25518 W Shotteswell, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SP426455
25618 SSW Oakley, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP641122
25718 SSE Stone, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP783122
25818.1 ENE Harrold, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Fri (alt). SP953566
25918.1 NNE Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in G. SP838666
26018.2 WNW Farnborough, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP433495
26118.2 S Cuddington, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in G. Fri. SP737112
26218.3 W Wroxton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. SP417417
26318.3 E Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
26418.4 WNW Wormleighton, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SP447539
26518.4 W Horley, Oxfordshire, S Etheldreda (GF), 6, 6-3-17 (351 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. SP416439
26618.4 NE Great Doddington, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SP881648
26718.4 N Spratton, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F. SP717700
26818.5 SW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
26918.5 S Dinton, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-2-11 (792 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. SP766110
27018.6 SE Slapton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5 U/R, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in E. Unringable; future plans: to become 6. SP937206
27118.6 NE Wollaston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16-2-17 (846 kg) in E. Rung from chancel crossing. Wed. SP908630
27218.6 ESE Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in F♯. SP965242
27318.7 NNE Wilby, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. SP866661
27418.7 S Chearsley, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G. SP720103
27518.8 N Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SP669703
27618.8 E Steppingley, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. TL011354
27718.8 SW Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
27818.9 ESE Tingrith, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL007324
27919 WSW Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
28019 NNW Watford, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6. [website] SP603690
28119.1 SE Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, S Giles (T), 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. [website] SP922180
28219.1 ENE Stevington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. SP990536
28319.1 SSE Puttenham, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. SP885149
28419.1 ESE Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-17 (452 kg) in A. SP975242
28519.2 NE Odell, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP966580
28619.3 N Brixworth, Northamptonshire, All Saints, 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in E. Fri. SP747712
28719.3 SW Tackley, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 13-3-15 (705 kg) in F. SP475201
28819.3 NNW Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Leodegarius (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. SP573682
28919.3 NNW Braunston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Thu. SP536661
29019.4 ENE Kempston, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 10, 21-1-17 (1087 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL015479
29119.4 WSW South Newington, Oxfordshire, S Peter ad Vincula, 5, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in F♯. SP407333
29219.5 S Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 10, 17-3-17 (909 kg) in E. Thu. SP698090
29319.5 N Great Creaton, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SP706718
29419.6 WNW Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Only limited ringing allowed; No mains electricity in tower. [website] SP411502
29519.6 ENE Biddenham, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in G. Thu. TL013499
29619.7 WSW Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
29719.7 WNW Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Clare (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SP416521
29819.7 NE Farndish, Bedfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SP927637
29919.8 ESE Toddington, Bedfordshire, S George of England, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in D. TL010289
30019.8 ENE Pavenham, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SP991559