Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Linslade, Bedfordshire, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP912249
20.4 E Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 12, 35-1-14 (1797 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. SP919248
32.3 NW Soulbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. SP882270
42.4 SW Wing, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] SP880225
53 SSE Slapton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5 U/R, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in E. Unringable; future plans: to become 6. SP937206
63.2 S Mentmore, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] SP903197
73.3 E Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in F♯. SP965242
83.6 ENE Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 4 U/R, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP965269
93.6 NNW Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
103.7 N Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F. Wed. SP901307
113.8 WNW Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in F. SP852261
123.9 NE Battlesden, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP958290
133.9 E Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-17 (452 kg) in A. SP975242
144.3 S Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, S Giles (T), 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. [website] SP922180
154.4 SE Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. SP969207
164.5 SW Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in F. Wed. SP868190
174.7 N 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
184.9 SW Aston Abbotts, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt, 6, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in G. Thu. SP847202
195.1 SE Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. SP969190
205.1 WNW Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in B♭. SP837284
215.2 NE Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP970308
225.3 ESE Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F♯. SP988208
235.7 NW Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
245.7 NNE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
255.8 SSE Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SP945161
265.9 N 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
276 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Martin, Fenny Stratford (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in B♭. Thu. SP882340
286.3 SW Hulcott, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SP853166
296.3 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
306.3 WNW Mursley, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G. SP817285
316.4 S Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Marsworth Teaching Centre. [website] SP919146
326.4 SSW Puttenham, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. SP885149
336.4 W Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP808250
346.4 NE Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
356.5 SSE Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SP942149
366.6 ENE Toddington, Bedfordshire, S George of England, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in D. TL010289
376.6 E Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. TL018239
387 ESE Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Priory Ch of S Peter (T), 8, 23-2-15 (1201 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL021218
397 WNW Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. SP800272
407.2 WSW Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F. Tue. SP802208
417.2 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Thomas Ap, Simpson (T), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP883362
427.3 NNE Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
437.5 WSW Hardwick, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP806189
447.5 NE Tingrith, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL007324
457.5 SE Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 3-1-24 (176 kg) in E. TL011179
467.5 NNE Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in D. SP955362
477.6 SW Bierton, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri 20:00. SP836152
487.6 N Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP911371
498.1 S Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP901118
508.2 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375