Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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215162.1 SSE Ridge, Hertfordshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri 17:45. [website] TL213004
215262.1 SE Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, S Michael (S;T), 10, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL486213
215362.1 NNE Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). Unringable. TF071834
215462.1 WSW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
215562.2 ESE Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
215662.2 NW Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
215762.2 WNW Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
215862.2 ESE Gazeley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL719641
215962.2 NE Raithby, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. TF373670
216062.3 NNW Aston, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK468852
216162.4 W Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
216262.4 ESE Little Thurlow, Suffolk, S Peter, 5, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. [website] TL679511
216362.4 S Wallingford, Oxfordshire, S Mary le More, 10, 18-3-26 (964 kg) in E♭. Thu. SU606893
216462.4 E Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL737713
216562.4 W Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
216662.4 NE Wainfleet St Mary, Lincolnshire, S Mary BV (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. TF471586
216762.5 SSE Oxhey, Hertfordshire, S Matthew, 8 U/R, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TQ117953
216862.5 WNW Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
216962.5 WSW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
217062.6 NNW Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK231754
217162.6 N Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6-2-14 (337 kg) in B♭. 4th (7-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Wed 18:00. SK690893
217262.6 SE Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, S Mary V, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. TL520241
217362.6 NE Hundleby, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. TF389665
217462.6 S Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
217562.6 ESE Great Thurlow, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. [website] TL680503
217662.6 SSW Didcot, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 5-1-4 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SU519905
217762.7 SSW North Moreton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in G. Mon. SU561895
217862.7 SE Thorley, Hertfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 8-2-1 (432 kg) in A. [website] TL475188
217962.7 SW Prestbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (S), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO969239
218062.7 SSW Lyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 2-1-24 (125 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU390942
218162.8 ESE Dalham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in F. [website] TL724625
218262.8 E Northwold, Norfolk, S Andrew (T), 8, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL755970
218362.8 NNW Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S James Gt, Norton (T), 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. SK358821
218462.8 NE Spilsby, Lincolnshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. TF400660
218562.8 NNE Faldingworth, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. TF066847
218662.8 SSE Bushey, Hertfordshire, S James, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 1st). [website] TQ130952
218762.8 SSE Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Wed. TQ000908
218862.9 WNW Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
218963 SSW Steventon, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. Mon. SU464914
219063 WNW Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
219163 SE Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
219263 SE Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, S Catherine & S Paul (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] TL372089
219363 NE Little Steeping, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. TF433635
219463.1 N Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 8, 19-1-24 (989 kg) in E. Mon. SK814901
219563.1 NE Halton Holegate, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. TF417651
219663.1 SSE Northaw, Hertfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL279023
219763.1 N Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. Mon. SK778902
219863.1 WSW Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
219963.2 NNE East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
220063.2 N Springthorpe, Lincolnshire, S George & S Laurence (GF), 4, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. 3rd (9-3-6) is heavier than tenor. SK875897