Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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215161.2 ENE Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
215261.2 SW Wherwell, Hampshire, S Peter & Holy Cross, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU391408
215361.2 WSW West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
215461.2 NNW Thurcaston, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK565106
215561.2 SSW Avington, Hampshire, S Mary, 5, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SU532322
215661.2 W Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
215761.2 NNE Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B. Tue. TF216161
215861.3 SW Goodworth Clatford, Hampshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU366425
215961.3 N Wymondham, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 16-3-5 (853 kg) in E♭. SK851186
216061.3 S Stedham, West Sussex, S James (GF), 6, 9-3-11 (500 kg) in G. No regular ringing. SU863225
216161.3 S Tillington, West Sussex, All Hallows, 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in C. Tue (1st: check). SU963219
216261.3 SW Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Collingb'ne Ducis; Collingb'ne Kingston; Everleigh. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SU242536
216361.4 SW Chilbolton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SU394402
216461.4 NW Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
216561.4 WSW Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU098735
216661.4 WNW Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue 20:00. [website] SP113705
216761.4 S Petworth, West Sussex, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E. Thu. SU976218
216861.4 SSW Tichborne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-2-17 (389 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU568302
216961.4 SSW Martyr Worthy, Hampshire, S Swithun (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SU515327
217061.5 E Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
217161.5 SE Nettlestead, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ685521
217261.5 SSE Hartfield, East Sussex, S Mary, 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in G. Thu. TQ479357
217361.5 S Trotton, West Sussex, S George (GF), 4, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SU836225
217461.6 WNW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
217561.6 NE Outwell, Norfolk, S Clement, 6 U/R, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TF513036
217661.6 NNW Rearsby, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK651146
217761.6 ENE Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420
217861.6 SW Ludgershall, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 6, 6-3-1 (343 kg) in G. [website] SU263508
217961.7 SSE Coleman's Hatch, East Sussex, Holy Trinity, 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. TQ450338
218061.7 E Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
218161.7 WSW Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SU074769
218261.7 NW Bickenhill, West Midlands, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Tue 20:00. [website] SP188824
218361.8 ENE Fornham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 8. [website] TL852669
218461.8 E Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
218561.8 SE Teston, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TQ705535
218661.8 S Midhurst, West Sussex, S Mary Magd & S Denis (T), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. PN alternates: Easebourne: 1,3; Midhurst: 2,4. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU887214
218761.9 NNW Rothley, Leicestershire, S Mary V & S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK585126
218861.9 NNE Elm, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 6, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F♯. [website] TF469068
218961.9 NNW Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Mon 20:00. SK521097
219061.9 SSW Easton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SU509322
219161.9 WSW Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3,5 of 5. SU097719
219261.9 WNW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
219361.9 NNW Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D. SK630145
219461.9 W Prestbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (S), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO969239
219562 NNW Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in E. Tue. SK407032
219662 NW Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
219762 NNW Cossington, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 11-2-6 (587 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. SK603136
219862.1 E Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
219962.1 SSE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
220062.1 SSW Cheriton, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] SU581284