Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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150149.4 SW Evenlode, Gloucestershire, S Edward (GF), 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] SP220290
150249.4 E Ely, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-25 (875 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TL538802
150349.4 SW Churchill, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in G. SP283240
150449.4 WSW Harvington, Worcestershire, S James, 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SP057488
150549.4 NNW Pleasley, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 5, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK504645
150649.4 SSW Charlbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SP355194
150749.4 NW Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
150849.5 SSW Beckley, Oxfordshire, Assumption of BVM, 5 U/R, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4. [website] SP562112
150949.5 SSW Bladon, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B. Tue. SP449148
151049.5 SW Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd, 6, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in C. [website] SP242268
151149.5 SE Stevenage, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL240262
151249.5 ESE Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL453516
151349.5 S Halton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. SP874101
151449.5 SSW Woodeaton, Oxfordshire, Holy Rood, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SP534118
151549.6 SE Rushden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] TL305317
151649.6 W Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
151749.6 SW Saintbury, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP117394
151849.6 SSW Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in B♭. SP393170
151949.6 S Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 10, 17-3-17 (909 kg) in E. Thu. SP698090
152049.7 W Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
152149.7 ESE Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL422459
152249.7 SSE St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed 20:00. [website] TL192222
152349.7 SW Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in F. [website] SP175325
152449.8 ESE Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TL458518
152549.8 SSW Combe, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in F♯. SP413158
152649.8 NE Boston, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 21-1-10 (1084 kg) in E♭. Also 4 qr bells (1932), and another 11 (1949): for chiming only; ringing temporarily suspended; Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TF326441
152749.8 N Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, Our Lady of Egmanton (GF), 3, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. SK735689
152849.8 WNW Colwich, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. SK010211
152949.8 NE Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Unringable. TF337431
153049.8 W Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
153149.9 W Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
153249.9 NW Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
153349.9 N Normanton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK790690
153449.9 NNE Martin by Timberland, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (1st, 5th) 19:00. [website] TF121599
153550 ENE Walpole St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter (T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Sat (not always: check). [website] TF501168
153650 SW Willersey, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP107396
153750 NNE Dunston, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in G. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (4th) 18:30. [website] TF062629
153850.1 W Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
153950.1 ENE Walpole St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. [website] TF501175
154050.1 ESE Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, Cherry Hinton (GF), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL489570
154150.2 WSW Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
154250.2 S Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in E. Wed. SP741079
154350.2 N Low Marnham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SK806693
154450.3 NW Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
154550.3 NW Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
154650.3 ESE Thriplow, Cambridgeshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu (1st). [website] TL442469
154750.4 ESE Stapleford, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL470521
154850.4 WSW Offenham, Worcestershire, S Mary & S Milburgh (GF;S;T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. [website] SP053462
154950.4 SSW Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SP577093
155050.4 WSW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512