Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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310174.1 WNW Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
310274.2 ESE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
310374.2 NNW Alfreton, Derbyshire, S Martin (T), 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. SK407558
310474.2 WSW Frampton Cotterell, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14-1-11 (729 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST667820
310574.2 W Llangarron, Herefordshire, S Deinst (GF;T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. [website] SO530211
310674.2 SW Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
310774.2 SSE Wisborough Green, West Sussex, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in A♭. Wed. TQ051258
310874.2 WSW Woolaston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST586993
310974.2 WSW Coalpit Heath, Gloucestershire, S Saviour (GF), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST673807
311074.2 WSW Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in E♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST699765
311174.3 SE Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
311274.3 NNW South Normanton, Derbyshire, S Michael, 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. SK442569
311374.3 S Lodsworth, West Sussex, S Peter (GF), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SU930227
311474.3 SW Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
311574.3 N Caunton, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. SK745600
311674.3 SSE Worth, West Sussex, S Nicholas, 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A. Thu. TQ302362
311774.3 WNW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
311874.3 WNW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
311974.4 WSW Newland, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in E. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (2nd). [website] SO552095
312074.4 E Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
312174.4 SSW Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
312274.4 W Hereford, Herefordshire, S Peter, 5 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO511400
312374.4 SE Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
312474.4 SSW Braishfield, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] SU375254
312574.4 WNW Broseley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-19 (644 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Thu 18:30. SJ678015
312674.4 SSW Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
312774.4 N Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bassingham. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). SK889589
312874.5 NNW Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
312974.5 WSW Alveston, Gloucestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST633874
313074.5 W Hereford, Herefordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Ethelbert (T), 10, 33-3-21 (1724 kg) in C♯. [website] SO510397
313174.5 W Marden, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. [website] SO511470
313274.5 NE North Runcton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8-0-5 (409 kg). Unringable. TF646158
313374.5 WSW Abson, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in F♯. [website] ST705748
313474.5 NNW South Wingfield, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in G. Tue. SK383557
313574.5 ESE Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
313674.5 SSW Mottisfont, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 6-0-23 (315 kg) in A♭. [website] SU325267
313774.6 W Hereford, Herefordshire, All Saints, 8, 17-2-19 (898 kg) in E. [website] SO508400
313874.6 W Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
313974.6 E Lavenham, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 21-0-7 (1070 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL912490
314074.6 W Pencoyd, Herefordshire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SO516265
314174.6 NNE Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Unringable. TF337431
314274.7 SW Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
314374.7 NNW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
314474.7 W Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
314574.7 S Midhurst, West Sussex, S Mary Magd & S Denis (T), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. PN alternates: Easebourne: 1,3; Midhurst: 2,4. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU887214
314674.7 ENE Great Barton, Suffolk, Holy Innocents (T), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL889660
314774.7 NE King's Lynn, Norfolk, Minster Ch of S Margaret, 10, 28-1-4 (1437 kg) in C. TF617198
314874.7 W Hereford, Herefordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO506397
314974.8 N Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire, S Radegund (GF), 4, 4-1-7 (219 kg) in B. SK710607
315074.8 W Holmer, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Detached tower. Thu (exc 5th). SO505423