Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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205163.1 N Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter, Harborne (T), 8, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Mon. [website] SP028839
205263.1 SW Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
205363.1 SW Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
205463.1 NNE Kilsby, Northamptonshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. SP563711
205563.1 N Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
205663.1 SW Taunton, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 27-2-18 (1405 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; the ringing bells form part of a 15-bell chime. Wed. [website] ST228246
205763.1 NE Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 21-2-16 (1100 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Wed. SP877439
205863.2 ENE Apsley End, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] TL060051
205963.2 W Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, S Gwynno, & S Dyfodwg, 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present. ST046834
206063.2 ESE Wonersh, Surrey, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in G. Wed. TQ014451
206163.2 WSW Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
206263.2 ENE Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
206363.2 NNE Watford, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6. [website] SP603690
206463.3 ESE Byfleet, Surrey, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. TQ062604
206563.3 ENE Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 8, 19-1-4 (980 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TL055078
206663.3 NE Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
206763.3 SE Westbourne, West Sussex, S John Bapt (S), 8, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Mon. SU755073
206863.3 N Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
206963.3 E Weybridge, Surrey, S James, 8, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F. Thu. TQ072647
207063.3 NNE Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 8, 15-1-27 (787 kg) in E. Mon. SP627677
207163.3 WSW West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
207263.3 WSW Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
207363.4 W Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 6, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST051702
207463.4 E East Bedfont, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. TQ084736
207563.4 NE Lathbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SP874449
207663.4 E Harlington, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in B♭. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. TQ087782
207763.4 SE Stoughton, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;S), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Wed. SU800115
207863.4 NNW Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
207963.4 E Shepperton, Surrey, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. TQ076665
208063.4 NW Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
208163.4 SW Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY470994
208263.4 SW Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
208363.5 SE Easebourne, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. PN alternates: Easebourne: 1,3; Midhurst: 2,4. Thu (1st, 3rd). SU894225
208463.5 SE 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
208563.5 NE Great Brington, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 17-2-2 (890 kg) in E. SP667652
208663.5 SW Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005
208763.5 SSW Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
208863.5 N Birmingham, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Edgbaston (GF), 8, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed (term only). SP057847
208963.5 SSW Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
209063.6 ENE Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP970308
209163.6 SW Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
209263.6 E Ruislip, Greater London, S Martin (GF), 8, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ091875
209363.6 SSW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
209463.6 W Llantrithyd, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (GF), 5 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST043727
209563.6 NE Duston, Northamptonshire, S Luke (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SP724610
209663.6 E Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL073024
209763.6 ESE West Clandon, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in E. Thu. TQ044512
209863.7 NNE Rugby, Warwickshire, S Andrew, (W Tower), 5, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A. Also, in NE tower, a ring of 8. Mon (1st). [website] SP503752
209963.7 NNE Rugby, Warwickshire, S Andrew, (NE Tower), 8, 24¾ cwt (~1260 kg) in D. Also, in W tower, a ring of 5. Mon (exc 1st). [website] SP503752
210063.7 N Birmingham, West Midlands, S Giles, Sheldon, 8, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. SP151846