Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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70135 NNW Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
70235.1 NE Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
70335.1 NE Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
70435.1 SSW Stourton, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST776339
70535.1 WSW East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
70635.1 NE Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP420266
70735.2 E Englefield, Berkshire, S Mark, 8, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU623720
70835.2 W Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
70935.2 NW Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, S Anne (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble. SO711267
71035.2 SE Bullington, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 5-1-19 (275 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. [website] SU454412
71135.2 NNE Todenham, Gloucestershire, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. [website] SP243363
71235.2 NW Ruardean, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (4th). [website] SO621176
71335.2 SSE West Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter, 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU273297
71435.3 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
71535.3 ENE Berrick Salome, Oxfordshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in B♭. SU623942
71635.4 SSE Houghton, Hampshire, All Saints (GF;S), 6, 2-2-21 (137 kg) in E. PN shared: Broughton; Houghton. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU341326
71735.4 NE Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
71835.4 ESE Padworth, Berkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in B♭. SU613661
71935.4 E Pangbourne, Berkshire, S James Less (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Thu. SU634764
72035.4 E Whitchurch, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A♭. SU634769
72135.4 NE Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
72235.4 NE Great Tew, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 22-0-10 (1122 kg) in D. Mon. SP399288
72335.4 S Odstock, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU151261
72435.5 ENE Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-7 (651 kg) in F. [website] SP600030
72535.5 N Saintbury, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP117394
72635.5 S Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
72735.6 ENE Beckley, Oxfordshire, Assumption of BVM, 5 U/R, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4. [website] SP562112
72835.6 E Tidmarsh, Berkshire, S Laurence (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Unringable - bellframe only capable of sustaining swing chiming; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU634745
72935.6 N Willersey, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP107396
73035.7 SW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
73135.7 NNE Swerford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. SP372311
73235.7 SW Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
73335.8 WSW Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
73435.8 ESE Tadley, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. SU597599
73535.8 N Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, S James, 8, 22-1-18 (1139 kg) in E♭. [website] SP154394
73635.8 NNE Whichford, Warwickshire, S Michael (GF), 8, 12-3-23 (658 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP311346
73735.8 ENE Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SP577093
73835.8 N Hinton on the Green, Worcestershire, S Peter, 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] SP024400
73935.9 SE Deane, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SU545502
74035.9 SSW Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
74135.9 ENE Wheatley, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Fri. SP596057
74236 WNW Newland, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in E. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (2nd). [website] SO552095
74336 WSW Compton Martin, Somerset, S Michael, 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. [website] ST544569
74436 ENE Little Milton, Oxfordshire, S James, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP617007
74536 NNW Redmarley D'Abitot, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SO752312
74636.1 SSE East Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Lockerley; East Tytherley. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SU292290
74736.1 NNW Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
74836.1 SSW Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
74936.2 NNE Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in E. Thu. SP354331
75036.2 SSW Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268