Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160163 NNW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 10, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 12-bell chime. Wed. SP453405
160263 WNW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
160363 W Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
160463 NNE Arlesey, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Fri. TL191375
160563 NNW Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
160663.1 WNW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
160763.1 NNE Rushden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] TL305317
160863.1 NNW Whichford, Warwickshire, S Michael (GF), 8, 12-3-23 (658 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP311346
160963.1 NNW Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP378378
161063.2 WNW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
161163.2 ENE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
161263.2 ENE Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
161363.3 NNE Stotfold, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. TL220366
161463.3 NE Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
161563.3 WSW West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
161663.3 E Sandhurst, Kent, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ790273
161763.3 NW Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
161863.3 E Chart Sutton, Kent, S Michael (GF), 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TQ804494
161963.3 ENE Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
162063.3 N Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 6, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F♯. Rung from rood loft. SP904458
162163.4 NW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
162263.4 NNE Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
162363.4 NNE Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
162463.4 E Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
162563.4 N Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Thu. SP803467
162663.5 W Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303
162763.5 WNW Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840
162863.5 N Wappenham, Northamptonshire, S Mary, 6, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP624456
162963.6 N Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G♯. No visiting bands at present. SP758469
163063.6 N Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, S Peter (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; not well in tune. Wed. SP859466
163163.6 NE Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Cecilia (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL446227
163263.6 WSW Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
163363.6 N Alderton, Northamptonshire, S Margaret (GF), 5, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in G♯. SP740469
163463.6 NNE Wallington, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL292335
163563.6 ESE Sedlescombe, East Sussex, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed. TQ777188
163663.7 W Marston Bigot, Somerset, S Leonard, 8, 7-0-21 (365 kg) in B. Thu (1st, 4th). [website] ST755449
163763.7 WNW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
163863.7 NE Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
163963.7 ENE Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
164063.7 NE Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
164163.8 E Thurnham, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. [website] TQ803576
164263.8 ENE Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
164363.8 WNW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
164463.8 WSW Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
164563.8 ESE Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 7♯. Tue. TQ745081
164663.8 N Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
164763.8 W Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
164863.9 E Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
164963.9 NNE Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
165063.9 WSW Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074