Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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100143.6 S Pagham, West Sussex, S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in F♯. Mon. SZ883974
100243.6 W Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU163598
100343.6 NE Great Parndon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue. TL432089
100443.7 NNE Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TL214285
100543.7 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
100643.7 NNW Fritwell, Oxfordshire, S Olave, 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SP524293
100743.7 SSE Worthing, West Sussex, S Botolph, Heene (T), 8, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Wed. TQ137028
100843.7 ESE Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
100943.8 WNW Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
101043.8 WNW Langford, Oxfordshire, S Matthew, 6, 8-2-25 (443 kg) in A. Tue. SP249025
101143.8 SSW Portsmouth, Hampshire, S Agatha (RC) (T), 8, 3-0-1 (153 kg) in F. SU640006
101243.8 WNW Highworth, Wiltshire, S Michael, 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu (1st). SU200925
101343.9 ESE Withyham, East Sussex, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 15-0-9 (766 kg) in F. Fri (not always: check) 20:00. TQ493355
101443.9 ENE Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
101543.9 NW Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
101643.9 NE Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
101744.1 WNW Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
101844.1 SW Southampton, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 21-2-8 (1096 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (4th, 5th). [website] SU426116
101944.1 NNE Graveley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL234281
102044.1 NNE Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
102144.1 NNW Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
102244.1 WNW Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
102344.2 NNW Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286
102444.3 NNE Shillington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 5, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E♭. TL123339
102544.3 NW Kiddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP411229
102644.4 NE Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
102744.4 NNE Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
102844.4 E Stone by Dartford, Kent, S Mary, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ576748
102944.4 SW Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
103044.4 NNE Ickleford, Hertfordshire, S Katharine, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL182316
103144.4 SE Chailey, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TQ392193
103244.4 WSW Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
103344.4 ESE Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
103444.5 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Milton Keynes Village (GF), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in G. Mon. SP887391
103544.5 SW Southampton, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 10, 16-1-15 (832 kg) in F. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (2nd). [website] SU419112
103644.5 N Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;T), 5, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. SP726379
103744.5 SE Fletching, East Sussex, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G♯. Fri 20:00. TQ428234
103844.5 N Hulcote, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: non-diatonic. SP944388
103944.5 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Woolstone (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP875392
104044.6 SSE Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, S Mary de Haura, 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ216051
104144.6 N Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
104244.6 NE Little Munden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TL334218
104344.6 SSW Hamble, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU480067
104444.6 WNW Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
104544.6 SE Westmeston, East Sussex, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TQ338136
104644.7 E Seal Chart, Kent, S Lawrence (T), 6, 5-2-21 (289 kg) in B. Wed. [website] TQ572552
104744.7 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
104844.7 NE Eastwick, Hertfordshire, S Botolph (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TL433116
104944.7 SSW Portsmouth, Hampshire, Cath Ch of S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SZ632993
105044.8 NW Shilton, Oxfordshire, Holy Rood (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP267082