Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Lathbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SP874449
20.6 SSE Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 21-2-16 (1100 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Wed. SP877439
31.4 NW Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
41.5 NE Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
52 ENE Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
62.2 SW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
72.8 SE Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
82.9 SSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
92.9 NNE Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
103.2 WSW Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
113.2 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Broughton (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SP893401
123.3 E North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. SP926446
133.5 N Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. SP863503
143.5 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Woolstone (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP875392
153.7 SSE Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
163.7 NW Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Fri. SP831491
173.9 NNE Olney, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 10, 24-0-9 (1223 kg) in D. SP889509
184 NNW Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 3 U/R, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SP850509
194.2 ENE Hardmead, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. SP934476
204.3 SW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
214.3 NNE Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. Tue. SP898513
224.5 WNW Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Thu. SP803467
234.5 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375
244.9 SSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
254.9 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Old Wolverton (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue. SP803412
265 ENE Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
275.2 NE Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire, S Nicolas (T), 3, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in C. SP925515
285.3 SSE Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP911371
295.4 ESE Cranfield, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Thu. SP955419
305.4 WSW Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424
315.4 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Thomas Ap, Simpson (T), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP883362
325.7 NE Cold Brayfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 3, 3-3-4 (192 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP929522
335.7 SSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
345.8 SE Hulcote, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: non-diatonic. SP944388
356 NNE Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. SP915536
366.1 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & S Giles, Stony Stratford (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F. Mon. SP786404
376.3 NE Turvey, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 19-0-20 (974 kg) in E. Fri. SP940525
386.4 SW Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
396.7 WSW Passenham, Northamptonshire, S Guthlac, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SP780394
406.7 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Martin, Fenny Stratford (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in B♭. Thu. SP882340
416.8 SE Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
426.9 SSE Bow Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SP911344
436.9 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
447 W Potterspury, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in E. SP761432
457.2 ENE Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
467.2 W Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present. SP758469
477.4 SE Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in D. SP955362
487.4 WNW Ashton, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 5, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in C. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-5 of 6. SP765499
497.5 NW Piddington, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-2-23 (544 kg) in F♯. SP800546
507.6 N Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP866570