Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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305182.1 ENE Hinxworth, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TL237403
305282.2 ESE Tandridge, Surrey, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TQ374511
305382.3 NE Swineshead, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 5, 2-2-7 (130 kg) in F. TL057658
305482.3 E Waltham Abbey, Essex, Holy Cross (T), 12, 37-1-7 (1896 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] TL380006
305582.3 N Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
305682.3 NE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
305782.4 E Bromley, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ401692
305882.4 NNW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
305982.4 W Baglan, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catharine, 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in G. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SS752922
306082.4 NE Shelton, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. TL033688
306182.4 ESE Turners Hill, West Sussex, S Leonard (GF), 8, 13-3-27 (711 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. TQ337353
306282.4 WSW Bickleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue (Winter). SS942071
306382.4 N Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
306482.4 NE Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
306582.4 N Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
306682.5 NNE Wigston Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in E. Fri (2nd, 4th). SP604986
306782.5 ENE Sacombe, Hertfordshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL335193
306882.5 NE Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (GF), 5, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. TL046676
306982.5 NNE Desford, Leicestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK478034
307082.5 ENE Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] TL371069
307182.6 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
307282.6 ENE Ardeley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308271
307382.6 E Woodford, Greater London, S Mary V, 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in G. Mon. TQ400907
307482.7 SW Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
307582.7 N Brewood, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Chad, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SJ883086
307682.7 E Wanstead, Greater London, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in B♭. Tue. TQ403884
307782.7 NNE Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A. SP805882
307882.7 E Hayes, Greater London, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TQ405663
307982.8 NNE Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
308082.8 W Cadoxton juxta Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg, 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B. Wed. SS755985
308182.8 NNE Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in C. SP740924
308282.8 ENE Ware, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 21-3-16 (1112 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TL356144
308382.8 NNE Church Langton, Leicestershire, S Peter, 8, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in E. SP723934
308482.8 NE Raunds, Northamptonshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 22-0-8 (1121 kg) in E♭. TL000730
308582.8 ESE Cuckfield, West Sussex, Holy Trinity, 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Thu. TQ303244
308682.9 NNW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
308782.9 W Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Thomas, 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SS753976
308882.9 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
308982.9 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
309082.9 E Oxted, Surrey, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. Mon (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] TQ390529
309182.9 ENE Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, S Catherine & S Paul (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] TL372089
309282.9 ENE Little Munden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TL334218
309382.9 NE Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 5, 7-0-11 (361 kg) in B♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP921802
309483 NNE Wilbarston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP811883
309583 N Cannock, Staffordshire, S Luke, 10, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Wed. SJ981101
309683 SW Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
309783 NNE Leicester, Leicestershire, S Andrew, Aylestone (T), 8, 15-3-21 (810 kg) in F. Wed. SK571010
309883.1 NNW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
309983.1 SW Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
310083.1 WSW Silverton, Devon, S Mary, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. SS956027