Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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155153.8 NNE Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire, S Michael (T), 5, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SP387577
155253.9 SE Fareham, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 10, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SU581065
155353.9 S Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
155453.9 E Sunninghill, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in D♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU939686
155553.9 N Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP153632
155654 N Studley, Warwickshire, Nativity of BVM (T), 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP081637
155754 NW Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
155854.1 SW Halstock, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. [website] ST536083
155954.1 ESE Seale, Surrey, S Lawrence, 6, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in G♯. Wed 20:00. SU897478
156054.1 NNW Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
156154.1 NW Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO533453
156254.1 WSW Bridgwater, Somerset, S Mary (T), 12, 25-1-1 (1283 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Sedgemoor Ringing Centre. Mon 19:00. [website] ST297369
156354.2 NNW Brockhampton, Herefordshire, Chapel, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. SO683548
156454.2 NNW Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
156554.2 N Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
156654.2 ENE Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in G. Mon. SU920989
156754.2 ENE Hulcott, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SP853166
156854.3 SSW Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
156954.3 WSW Wembdon, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST289379
157054.3 SE Buriton, Hampshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU740200
157154.3 NNW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
157254.4 NW Kingstone, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO424357
157354.4 SSE Milford on Sea, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SZ290921
157454.4 SW Middle Chinnock, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 3, 4-0-0 (203 kg) in D. [website] ST472131
157554.4 NE Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
157654.4 ENE Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 10, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SP879119
157754.4 NE Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, S Mary V & S Peter (S), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Wed. SP601469
157854.4 ENE Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP808250
157954.5 SE Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
158054.5 NE Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP573490
158154.5 SW West Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 4, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. [website] ST467134
158254.5 SW South Petherton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 12, 22-3-15 (1163 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; octagonal tower; CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu 19:00. [website] ST432168
158354.5 NNE Bishop's Tachbrook, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] SP313613
158454.6 E Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & All Saints, 8, 19-1-20 (987 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 20:00. [website] SU944900
158554.6 SW Stoke St Gregory, Somerset, S Gregory, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST348271
158654.6 E Windsor, Berkshire, S Andrew, Clewer (GF), 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SU955771
158754.7 SW Evershot, Dorset, S Osmond (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST572045
158854.7 NE Wappenham, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 6, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP624456
158954.7 SE Catherington, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 8-2-20 (441 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SU696145
159054.7 NNW Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
159154.7 WNW Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
159254.7 NW Pipe and Lyde, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] SO502440
159354.7 NNE Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
159454.8 NE Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S James (T), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP770312
159554.8 WSW Lyng, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] ST332288
159654.8 NNW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
159754.8 NE Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. SP800272
159854.9 N Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
159954.9 NNE Harbury, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-3 (611 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SP374599
160054.9 SSW Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943