Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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280173.3 S Theale, Berkshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SU640712
280273.3 SW Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
280373.3 ESE Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
280473.4 SSW East Garston, Berkshire, All Saints, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. PN: by arrangement. SU361770
280573.4 N Bentley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 5-1-27 (279 kg) in C. Tue. SE566055
280673.4 W Holdgate, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SO561895
280773.4 W Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
280873.4 SW Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
280973.4 SSE Holloway, Greater London, S Mary Magd (S), 8, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ313849
281073.4 WSW Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
281173.5 NE Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, S Edith, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TF392879
281273.5 SW Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
281373.5 NNE South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
281473.5 S Stanford Dingley, Berkshire, S Denys (GF), 4, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in B♭. [website] SU575717
281573.5 E Thompson, Norfolk, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Unringable. TL929969
281673.5 WNW High Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ594173
281773.5 SSE Walthamstow, Greater London, S Saviour, 8, 16-0-16 (820 kg) in E. Thu. TQ366879
281873.5 NNE Caistor, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-3-8 (601 kg) in F♯. TA116012
281973.5 E Brettenham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Unringable. TL931833
282073.5 NNE Utterby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. TF305932
282173.6 SE Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
282273.6 NW Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
282373.7 W Tugford, Shropshire, S Catherine (GF), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in A. SO557870
282473.7 SSW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
282573.7 NW Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
282673.8 SSE Stanwell, Surrey, S Mary BV, 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in G. Thu. TQ057741
282773.8 N Marr, South Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SE514053
282873.8 ESE Gosfield, Essex, S Catherine (GF;T), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G♯. Tue. TL777294
282973.8 WSW Canon Frome, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO644434
283073.8 ENE East Raynham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TF879255
283173.8 SW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
283273.9 NNE Scawby, Lincolnshire, S Hybald, 3, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (by arrangement). SE968056
283373.9 NNW Wortley, South Yorkshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SK307993
283473.9 ESE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
283573.9 WSW Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SO620494
283673.9 SSE Hounslow, Greater London, S Paul, 8 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ125759
283773.9 ENE Tittleshall, Norfolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Unringable. TF894211
283873.9 SSW Wanborough, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-2-23 (950 kg) in E. PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU207825
283974 WSW Dymock, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] SO700312
284074 SSW Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
284174 N Bottesford, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-3 (344 kg) in G. SE899070
284274 ESE Rougham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TL911625
284374.1 WSW Tibberton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 5, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. [website] SO756218
284474.1 ESE Long Melford, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL864467
284574.1 N Arksey, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu PN shared: Barnby Dun(1st,2nd,3rd); Arksey(4th,5th). Thu (4th, 5th) 18:00. SE579069
284674.1 SSE Dalston, Greater London, S Mark, 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. TQ338851
284774.1 ESE Bradfield St George, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,4-7 of 8. [website] TL907599
284874.2 SSE Islington, Greater London, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Thu. TQ317838
284974.2 NNW Hickleton, South Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. SE482053
285074.2 SE Chigwell Row, Essex, All Saints, 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ464932