Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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440199.4 W More, Shropshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO342915
440299.4 SW Tytherington, Gloucestershire, S James Greater (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Thu. ST668883
440399.5 WSW St Briavels, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO558046
440499.5 S Lower Beeding, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Thu. TQ220274
440599.5 S Slaugham, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. TQ257280
440699.5 SSE Ardingly, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ339298
440799.6 NNW Aberford, West Yorkshire, S Ricarius (GF), 4, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B. SE432371
440899.6 N South Dalton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE967455
440999.6 S Froxfield, Hampshire, S Peter, High Cross, 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Steep. Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] SU711265
441099.7 WSW Norton Canon, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B♭. Thu (5th: check). [website] SO381477
441199.7 WSW Woolaston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST586993
441299.7 SSE Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
441399.7 W Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
441499.7 S Privett, Hampshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in F. [website] SU676269
441599.7 WSW Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-1 (851 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SO508129
441699.8 WSW Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SO567021
441799.8 SW Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
441899.9 N Leven, East Riding of Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 6-3-2 (344 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TA106452
441999.9 NW Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
442099.9 SSW Cheriton, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] SU581284
442199.9 SSW Durrington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. [website] SU156448
4422100 NNW Drighlington, West Yorkshire, S Paul (T), 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Mon. SE224291
4423100 SW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
4424100 WNW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
4425100 N Escrick, North Yorkshire, S Helen, 12, 34-2-10 (1757 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SE628431
4426100 SSE Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
4427100.1 SSW Over Wallop, Hampshire, S Peter, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SU284382
4428100.1 S Steep, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-0-13 (311 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Froxfield. Tue (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SU745253
4429100.1 SSW Stockbridge, Hampshire, S Peter, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. [website] SU355351
4430100.2 NNW Leeds, West Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S Peter, 12, 40-1-27 (2057 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SE306333
4431100.2 N Hayton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE820460
4432100.2 SW Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
4433100.3 SE Harrietsham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ874530
4434100.3 WSW Garway, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Detached tower. [website] SO455224
4435100.3 SSW Hinton Ampner, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU597275
4436100.3 SW Thornbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-2-19 (948 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] ST633906
4437100.3 SSE Marden, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 14-1-0 (724 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ744446
4438100.4 WSW Preston on Wye, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in G. [website] SO383424
4439100.4 NNW Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SE400374
4440100.4 NW Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
4441100.4 NW Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
4442100.4 NW Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
4443100.4 SSE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
4444100.4 NW Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
4445100.5 WNW Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
4446100.5 NNW Leeds, West Yorkshire, S James, Seacroft (T), 6, 3-3-6 (193 kg) in D. [website] SE356359
4447100.5 WSW Staunton on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th: check). [website] SO375448
4448100.5 NNW Lightcliffe, West Yorkshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in D♭. Tue. SE136254
4449100.6 NW Lymm, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 29-3-8 (1515 kg) in D. Thu. SJ682868
4450100.6 NNW Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE506410