Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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165152.5 NNW Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SK566713
165252.5 WSW Wychbold, Worcestershire, S Mary de Wyche (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] SO929658
165352.6 ESE Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TL545604
165452.6 S Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire, S Dunstan, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP812044
165552.6 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
165652.6 WNW Ingestre, Staffordshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ976246
165752.6 SW Buckland, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SP081360
165852.6 SW Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SP279179
165952.6 SSE Berkhamsted, Great, Hertfordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E. Thu 20:00. [website] SP993077
166052.7 ESE Duxford, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in G. 5th (8-2-10) is heavier than tenor. Mon. [website] TL480459
166152.7 ESE Wicken, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (T), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. [website] TL577705
166252.7 WSW Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4-6 of 6; former 3/6 missing since 1814 (when John Rudhall went bankrupt). [website] SO962557
166352.7 WSW Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
166452.7 SSE Redbourn, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL099115
166552.7 N Darlton, Nottinghamshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. SK778736
166652.8 SSW Leafield, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in A♭. SP318153
166752.8 ESE Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL555622
166852.8 NW Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
166952.8 W Kingswinford, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 8, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO893893
167052.8 SW Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 2-1-9 (118 kg) in F. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SP173257
167152.9 NE Butterwick, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Tue. TF387449
167252.9 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP511069
167352.9 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Balliol College Historic Collections Centre (GF), 6, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Cross or Holywell (Anglican); ringing prohibited. SP520066
167452.9 NW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
167552.9 W Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
167652.9 W Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
167752.9 WSW Himbleton, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-3,5♯ of 5. [website] SO946587
167852.9 ESE Pampisford, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-1-2 (369 kg) in A. PN alternates with Sawston. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] TL497482
167953 NNE Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
168053 ESE Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, S John, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TL545586
168153 SE Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
168253 W Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
168353.1 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, New College, 10, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in D. [website] SP517064
168453.1 SSW Eynsham, Oxfordshire, S Leonard, 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP432092
168553.1 SE Buntingford, Hertfordshire, S Bartholomew, Layston, 3 U/R, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL369301
168653.1 SW Idbury, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A. SP236200
168753.1 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magdalen (T), 10, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Tue (term only). [website] SP512064
168853.1 SE Aspenden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL353283
168953.2 NNW Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. SK442688
169053.2 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Magdalen College (S), 10, 17-1-7 (880 kg) in E. [website] SP520061
169153.2 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 26-2-9 (1350 kg) in D. [website] SP516062
169253.2 ESE Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire, S Cyriac & S Julitta, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TL568638
169353.2 SSW Horspath, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-2-9 (283 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] SP571048
169453.3 NW Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
169553.3 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Lincoln College (T), 8, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in A♭. Former church of All Saints. Wed. [website] SP514062
169653.3 ESE Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL548577
169753.3 NW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
169853.3 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College, 8, 25-1-10 (1287 kg) in E♭. Rung from open galleries around the walls; The oldest complete ring of eight by one founder. [website] SP516060
169953.3 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Carfax Tower, 6, 15-0-22 (772 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Martin. [website] SP513061
170053.3 NNW Bolsover, Derbyshire, S Mary & S Laurence (T), 8, 14-3-1 (750 kg) in G. Tue. SK474703