Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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295179.1 N Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
295279.1 NE Little Addington, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SP958735
295379.1 ENE Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308119
295479.1 NE Stanwick, Northamptonshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP980714
295579.1 NW Llanbadarn Fawr, Powys, Wales, S Padarn (GF), 5, 5-3-2 (293 kg) in C. Rung from porch. SO086643
295679.1 E Bermondsey, Greater London, S James (S;T), 8, 14-1-15 (731 kg) in F♯. Tue (1,3,5) PN shared with Rotherhithe (2,4) - but check; CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Docklands Ringing Centre. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th: check). [website] TQ342793
295779.2 N Brewood, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Chad, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SJ883086
295879.2 E Edmonton, Greater London, All Saints, 8, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Sun 11:30. TQ339936
295979.2 NNE Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire, S Wilfrid, 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in F. Wed (exc 3rd). SP684941
296079.3 NE Warkton, Northamptonshire, S Edmund (T), 6, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A♭. Thu. SP892798
296179.3 ESE Lower Beeding, West Sussex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Thu. TQ220274
296279.3 E Kenley, Greater London, All Saints (GF), 3, 5-1-20 (276 kg) in D♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). TQ325598
296379.3 NE Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken Large piece broken out of tenor; unringable. SP923772
296479.3 WSW Brushford, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. No visiting bands at present; ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SS919257
296579.3 SE Clapham, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; three-quarter wheels; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. TQ095066
296679.4 NNW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
296779.4 NE Cranford St John, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP927770
296879.4 NNE Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
296979.4 E Stepney, Greater London, S George in the East, 8, 6-0-9 (309 kg) in C. TQ347807
297079.4 N Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
297179.4 NNW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
297279.5 N Cannock, Staffordshire, S Luke, 10, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Wed. SJ981101
297379.5 NNE Wigston Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in E. Fri (2nd, 4th). SP604986
297479.5 ESE Nutfield, Surrey, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Collaborative Bell Skills, East Surrey. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ309508
297579.5 ENE Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
297679.5 NNE Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
297779.5 SW Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
297879.6 E Bethnal Green, Greater London, S John, 3, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in A♭. TQ350827
297979.6 NE Weekley, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♭. SP888809
298079.6 E Hackney, Greater London, S John, S John at Hackney (T), 10, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in F. Tue. TQ350851
298179.6 NNW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
298279.7 ENE Baldock, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-2-22 (1356 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TL243339
298379.7 E Rotherhithe, Greater London, S Mary (S), 8, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in A♭. Tue (2,4) PN shared with Bermondsey (1,3,5) - but check; CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Docklands Ringing Centre. Tue (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TQ351798
298479.7 ENE Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
298579.7 SE Findon, West Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd) 20:00. TQ116084
298679.7 WSW Exford, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. Tue (exc last). [website] SS857385
298779.7 E Shadwell, Greater London, S Paul, 8 U/R, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F. Unringable. TQ352807
298879.8 NE Great Addington, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A♭. SP958751
298979.8 ESE Crawley, West Sussex, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Thu. TQ268365
299079.8 NE Keysoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 14¼ cwt (~720 kg) in E. TL073624
299179.9 SW Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
299279.9 ENE Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, S Andrew & S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F. [website] TL302188
299379.9 N Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
299479.9 E South Hackney, Greater London, S John of Jerusalem (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E♭. TQ355841
299580 SW Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
299680 ENE Weston, Hertfordshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL265299
299780 NNE Leicester, Leicestershire, S Andrew, Aylestone (T), 8, 15-3-21 (810 kg) in F. Wed. SK571010
299880 NE Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
299980 NNE Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in C. SP740924
300080.1 NNE Church Langton, Leicestershire, S Peter, 8, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in E. SP723934