Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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170165.3 NE Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
170265.3 N Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
170365.3 ENE Minster (Sheppey), Kent, S Mary & S Sexburga (T), 6, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. [website] TQ955729
170465.4 ESE Fairfield, Kent, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 3-0-11 (157 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ966264
170565.5 NW Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
170665.5 NNW Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in A♭. SP668499
170765.5 WNW Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
170865.5 N Oakley, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. Fri. TL010529
170965.5 NE Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
171065.5 N Roade, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-2-17 (541 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Tue (alt) 19:00. SP757518
171165.6 E Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
171265.6 NW Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
171365.6 NNE Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
171465.6 W Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
171565.6 ENE Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
171665.6 NNE Tadlow, Cambridgeshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TL279476
171765.6 NW Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP166208
171865.6 NNW Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP378378
171965.7 WNW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
172065.7 NNW Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
172165.7 ENE Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
172265.7 W Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
172365.7 NNE Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
172465.7 NE Wendens Ambo, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. TL512363
172565.7 NNE Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
172665.8 N Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. SP915536
172765.8 E Throwley, Kent, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in F♯. Tue (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ991556
172865.8 NNE Elmdon, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in G. Mon. TL461396
172965.8 N Stevington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. SP990536
173065.9 W Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
173165.9 NW Chastleton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-3-8 (347 kg) in G. SP248290
173265.9 WNW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
173366 NW Little Compton, Warwickshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. [website] SP261302
173466 N Renhold, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL088528
173566.1 W East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
173666.1 NNW Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. SP428415
173766.1 NNW Tiffield, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP699516
173866.1 WSW Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
173966.1 NNW Culworth, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in E. SP544469
174066.1 N Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F♯. SP764529
174166.1 WSW Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
174266.1 W Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
174366.2 W Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
174466.2 E Warehorne, Kent, S Matthew (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. [website] TQ989325
174566.2 NW Whichford, Warwickshire, S Michael (GF), 8, 12-3-23 (658 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP311346
174666.3 WNW Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. ST903771
174766.3 NW Long Compton, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP287330
174866.4 NNE Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in E. PN shared: Meldreth; Melbourn. Wed (2nd). [website] TL382448
174966.4 ENE Canewdon, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 10, 17-2-23 (899 kg) in E. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r). Wed 19:00. TQ896945
175066.4 NW Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. [website] SP165226