Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160173.5 NE Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
160273.5 SE Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
160373.5 SW St Juliot, Cornwall, S Juliot (GF), 6 U/R, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX128912
160473.6 ENE Kempsford, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU161964
160573.6 E Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
160673.6 NNE Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
160773.6 NE Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
160873.6 SE Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
160973.6 E Marlborough, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-2-23 (849 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU189692
161073.6 ENE Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
161173.7 E Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
161273.7 NE Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
161373.7 E Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
161473.7 ESE Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
161573.7 ESE Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
161673.7 NE Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
161773.7 SE Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
161873.8 ESE Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
161973.8 ENE Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
162073.8 SW Lesnewth, Cornwall, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. SX130903
162173.8 ENE Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
162273.9 NE Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
162373.9 SSW Cornwood, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F. SX604593
162473.9 NE Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
162573.9 E Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
162673.9 SW Altarnun, Cornwall, S Nonna, 8, 11-1-19 (580 kg) in F♯. SX222813
162773.9 NE Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
162874 E Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU189604
162974 N Trefeglwys, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Unringable. SN970906
163074 ESE Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in C. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SU130326
163174 E Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, S George (T), 5, 18-2-7 (943 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU195746
163274 NNW Bont-goch, Ceredigion, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; rung from chancel. SN684864
163374.1 SSW Linkinhorne, Cornwall, S Mellor, 6, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in F♯. Tue. SX319735
163474.1 SSW Bickleigh, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). SX520623
163574.1 NNE Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
163674.1 ESE Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
163774.1 NE Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
163874.2 SSW South Hill, Cornwall, S Sampson (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SX329726
163974.2 N Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
164074.2 NE Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
164174.2 SW Davidstow, Cornwall, S David (GF), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SX151872
164274.2 NE Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498
164374.2 ENE Turkdean, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) from ring unhung; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP107174
164474.3 SW North Hill, Cornwall, S Torney (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SX271766
164574.3 E Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 3-1-17 (173 kg) in E♭. [website] SU196629
164674.3 ENE Hannington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in F♯. SU181928
164774.3 NNE Milson, Shropshire, S George, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO639728
164874.4 NNE Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
164974.4 ENE Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
165074.4 SSW St Dominick, Cornwall, S Dominica (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. Wed. SX398678