Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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135157.2 NNW Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
135257.2 NE Great Hallingbury, Essex, S Giles, 5, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. TL511196
135357.2 NE Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
135457.2 WNW Purton, Wiltshire, S Mary, 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in C♯. Fri. SU096871
135557.3 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
135657.3 E Stockbury, Kent, S Mary Magd, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. [website] TQ846616
135757.3 N Calverton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G♯. SP790390
135857.4 NNE Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
135957.4 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Broughton (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SP893401
136057.4 NNW Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF;T), 5, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. SP726379
136157.5 W West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
136257.5 ESE Northiam, East Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 14-0-27 (723 kg) in F♯. Tue. TQ829245
136357.5 ESE Rolvenden, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ844312
136457.5 WNW Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-2-10 (182 kg) in F. SU027681
136557.5 NNW Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
136657.6 ENE Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
136757.6 NE Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
136857.6 ENE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
136957.6 WSW Sopley, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Hinton Admiral. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SZ156967
137057.6 W Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
137157.6 NW Eastleach Martin, Gloucestershire, S Michael & S Martin (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP202052
137257.6 NNW North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
137357.7 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
137457.7 N Passenham, Northamptonshire, S Guthlac, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SP780394
137557.7 W Devizes, Wiltshire, S James, Southbroom, 6, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SU010615
137657.7 NNE Wallington, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL292335
137757.8 WNW Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
137857.8 E Upchurch, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ843675
137957.8 NNW Westbury, Buckinghamshire, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-19 (301 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP622356
138057.8 WNW Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
138157.8 NNW Stowe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of SMV (GF), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Mon. SP676373
138257.9 NNE Buntingford, Hertfordshire, S Bartholomew, Layston, 3 U/R, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL369301
138357.9 E Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
138457.9 NNW Shalstone, Buckinghamshire, S Edward Conf & K (GF), 5, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. SP641364
138558 NNW Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
138658 W Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
138758 NNE Arlesey, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Fri. TL191375
138858 NNE Stotfold, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. TL220366
138958 W Devizes, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E♭. [website] SU005616
139058 W Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
139158.1 W Devizes, Wiltshire, S John, 8, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in D. [website] SU004612
139258.1 NE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
139358.1 NNW Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
139458.1 N Wicken, Northamptonshire, S John Ev, 8, 15-1-20 (784 kg) in F. SP744395
139558.1 NW Burford, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Fri. SP253124
139658.1 N Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower. SP996411
139758.2 NW Fulbrook, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 4-0-13 (209 kg) in C. Fri (1st). SP258130
139858.2 NE Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
139958.3 N Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary & S Giles, Stony Stratford (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F. Mon. SP786404
140058.3 ESE Brede, East Sussex, S George, 6, 13-0-13 (666 kg) in F. Mon. TQ825182