Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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50130 ENE South Leigh, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in G. Wed. SP393090
50230 SSW Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
50330 SW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
50430.1 NNE Saintbury, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP117394
50530.1 N Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
50630.1 SSE Everleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Collingb'ne Ducis; Collingb'ne Kingston; Everleigh. Mon (5th). [website] SU198541
50730.1 NE Little Compton, Warwickshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. [website] SP261302
50830.1 N Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
50930.2 NE Chadlington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in F♯. SP333220
51030.2 SSW Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
51130.2 NE Salford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 5, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in A. SP286280
51230.3 SW Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
51330.3 ESE Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
51430.4 SW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
51530.5 ENE Charlbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SP355194
51630.5 SSW Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
51730.5 WSW Barrow Gurney, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Edward K&M (GF;T), 8, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:15. [website] ST514684
51830.5 WNW Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cenedlon (GF), 3, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. No regular ringing; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO481148
51930.5 NW Sellack, Herefordshire, S Tyssilio, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO565276
52030.6 SSW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
52130.6 ENE North Leigh, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in G. Fri. SP387136
52230.7 NNE Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
52330.7 SE Shalbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. [website] SU315635
52430.8 WSW Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
52530.8 SE Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. PN shared: Collingb'ne Ducis; Collingb'ne Kingston; Everleigh. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU239558
52630.8 E Northmoor, Oxfordshire, S Denys, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP421028
52730.8 NNW Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, S Gabriel, 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SO810427
52830.8 ENE Spelsbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. SP349215
52930.8 S Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
53030.9 SW Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
53130.9 ENE Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, S Michael, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. SP416056
53230.9 SSW Mells, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in C♯. PN shared with Leigh on Mendip. Tue (2nd). [website] ST727492
53330.9 WNW Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
53431 N Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
53531.1 NNE Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, S James, 8, 22-1-18 (1139 kg) in E♭. [website] SP154394
53631.1 SSE Fittleton, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. [website] SU146495
53731.1 WSW Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
53831.1 W Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Jerome (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable. SO433005
53931.1 NW Hentland, Herefordshire, S Dubricius (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SO542263
54031.1 NE Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
54131.1 NNE Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
54231.1 SSW Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
54331.1 E Lockinge, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. Unringable. SU428872
54431.2 NNE Bengeworth, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SP044435
54531.3 E Ardington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6 U/R, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in A. Unringable. SU431883
54631.3 NNE Badsey, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP070431
54731.3 NW King's Caple, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SO558288
54831.4 SW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
54931.4 N Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
55031.5 SSE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in B♭. [website] SU058456