Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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270184.2 N Clipston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 5, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F♯. [website] SP713815
270284.2 NNE Newmarket, Suffolk, All Saints, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL644632
270384.2 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Werburgh (Bristol Climbing Centre), Baptist Mills, 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. [website] ST600749
270484.2 E Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
270584.2 NW Tirley, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] SO840285
270684.2 NW Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
270784.2 N Achurch, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 4, 5-0-5 (256 kg) in C. 3rd (5-1-6) is heavier than tenor. TL021831
270884.3 NNW Welford, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;S;T), 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SP641803
270984.3 NW Chaceley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor (cracked canons); ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO855306
271084.3 N Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-6 (371 kg) in G. Wed. TL008832
271184.3 NW Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
271284.3 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
271384.3 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Philip & S Jacob (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST594729
271484.3 WNW Churcham, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-17 (706 kg) in F. [website] SO768182
271584.3 NNW Catthorpe, Leicestershire, S Thomas (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. No visiting bands at present; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SP551781
271684.4 NE Long Melford, Suffolk, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL864467
271784.4 N Desborough, Northamptonshire, S Giles, 8, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SP803830
271884.4 W Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
271984.5 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe, 12, 50-2-21 (2575 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu 19:00. [website] ST590723
272084.5 WSW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
272184.5 NE Hawkedon, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A♭. [website] TL797529
272284.5 W Chew Magna, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 28-0-21 (1432 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST576632
272384.5 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Thomas M (T), 8, 27-3-25 (1421 kg) in D. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST591727
272484.5 WNW Awre, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO708080
272584.5 NW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
272684.6 NW Hasfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. [website] SO826275
272784.6 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
272884.6 WNW Filton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] ST603791
272984.6 NE Stanstead, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : treble; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable. [website] TL843493
273084.7 NNE Exning, Suffolk, S Martin, 6, 14-0-5 (714 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL621655
273184.7 NNE Pidley, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. [website] TL327782
273284.7 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, Christ Church, 10, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in D. Mon (2nd). [website] ST588730
273384.7 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, All Saints (T), 8, 16-0-22 (823 kg) in E. [website] ST588730
273484.7 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, Priory Ch of S James (RC) (T), 10, 27¼ cwt (~1380 kg) in D. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 1993). Fri (alt 4th: check). [website] ST589734
273584.7 WNW Thornbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-2-19 (948 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] ST633906
273684.7 NW Bushley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SO874343
273784.8 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S John Bapt, (S John on the Wall), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. No regular ringing. [website] ST587731
273884.8 WSW Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
273984.8 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Stephen M, 12, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST586729
274084.8 W Bristol, City of Bristol, S Paul, Southville (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST584719
274184.8 NW Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
274284.8 N Great Gidding, Cambridgeshire, S Michael, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL116831
274384.8 W East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
274484.8 NE Acton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in F♯. [website] TL892452
274584.8 WSW Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
274684.9 W North Wootton, Somerset, Great Orchard Campanile (GF;T), 8, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. ST563419
274784.9 W North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
274884.9 WNW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Matthew, Kingsdown, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Tue (univ term: check). [website] ST587740
274984.9 ENE St Osyth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. TM122155
275084.9 ENE Thorrington, Essex, S Mary Magd, 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TM098196