Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
20.7 W 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
30.8 NE 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
41.1 SW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375
51.7 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
61.8 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Thomas Ap, Simpson (T), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP883362
71.9 SE Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP911371
82 NE Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
93 NW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Andrew, Great Linford (GF;T), 6, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP850423
103.1 N 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
113.1 S Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Martin, Fenny Stratford (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in B♭. Thu. SP882340
123.2 WSW 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
133.3 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
143.5 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
153.6 E Hulcote, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: non-diatonic. SP944388
163.6 SSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
173.7 WSW 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
183.7 N Lathbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SP874449
193.9 ESE Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
204.2 NE North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. SP926446
214.3 WNW Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
224.3 NNE Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
234.4 SSE Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP910324
244.6 ESE Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in D. SP955362
254.6 ENE Cranfield, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-1-14 (883 kg) in E. Thu. SP955419
264.8 N Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
275 NNW Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
285.2 S Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F. Wed. SP901307
295.3 SE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
305.4 SSW Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
315.4 WNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Old Wolverton (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue. SP803412
325.8 S Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
336 WSW Whaddon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 6, 14-2-21 (746 kg) in G. Thu. SP805340
346 W Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
356.1 NNE 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
366.3 W Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & S Giles, Stony Stratford (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F. Mon. SP786404
376.3 WNW Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424
386.4 N Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
396.5 NE Astwood, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; unringable. SP950473
406.6 W Passenham, Northamptonshire, S Guthlac, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SP780394
416.9 E Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower. SP996411
427 NW Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Thu. SP803467
437.1 N Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. SP863503
447.1 NNW Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Fri. SP831491
457.2 SE Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
467.3 SSW Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in B♭. SP837284
477.3 SE Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP970308
487.3 W Beachampton, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP770370
497.4 N Olney, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 10, 24-0-9 (1223 kg) in D. SP889509
507.5 S Soulbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. SP882270