Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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145190.3 ENE Figheldean, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU152474
145290.4 N Brecon, Powys, Wales, Cath Ch of S John Ev (T), 10, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. PN rotates: Cath; S Mary; Cath; S Mary; (5: Llanfaes). Mon (1st, 3rd). SO044290
145390.4 ENE Idmiston, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SU197373
145490.4 NNE Dixton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO519135
145590.5 N Llangors, Powys, Wales, S Paulinus (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable. SO134276
145690.5 NE Dursley, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 8, 19-2-9 (995 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST756981
145790.5 ENE Fittleton, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. [website] SU146495
145890.6 ENE Whiteparish, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU246235
145990.6 NNE Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Martin, 6 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO298233
146090.7 NE Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
146190.7 N Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
146290.8 ENE Enford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in E. [website] SU140516
146390.8 NNE Staunton, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in G. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; rung from chancel. Thu (1st). [website] SO550126
146490.9 NE Easton Grey, Wiltshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST880876
146590.9 SE St Anne, Alderney, Channel Islands, S Anne (S), 12, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. Building owned by the People of Alderney, although in Winchester Diocese. Mon 17:00. [website] WA573074
146690.9 WSW Penzance, Cornwall, S Mary V (T), 8, 23-3-23 (1217 kg) in D. SW475300
146791 ENE Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
146891.1 NE Cam, Gloucestershire, S George (T), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST757993
146991.1 NW Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Caradog, 3, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. SN016068
147091.2 ENE Winterslow, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-16 (604 kg) in F♯. Rung from porch. [website] SU228325
147191.3 ENE 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
147291.5 NE Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
147391.5 ENE Upavon, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 14-1-21 (733 kg) in F♯. [website] SU135550
147491.6 E Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
147591.6 SE Longis Common, Alderney, Channel Islands, Channel Islands' Ringing Centre (GF;S;T), 8, 2-2-8 (131 kg) in E. Wells Bells; ART Teaching Centre: Channel Islands Teaching Centre. Wed 16:00. [website] WA599083
147691.7 E Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
147791.8 WSW Madron, Cornwall, S Maddern, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. SW453318
147892 ENE North Newnton, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SU130576
147992.2 NE Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
148092.2 ENE Newton Tony, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU217402
148192.3 WSW Paul, Cornwall, S Pol de Leon, 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. Wed. SW464270
148292.3 ENE Alton Priors, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-14 (298 kg) in D♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. SU109621
148392.3 E Lymington, Hampshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 20-1-3 (1030 kg) in E♭. Thu (4th). [website] SZ321954
148492.4 NE Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
148592.4 N Llandefaelog, Powys, Wales, S Maelog (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed. SO033323
148692.4 NNE Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO455203
148792.5 NE Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, S John Ev, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. [website] SO740035
148892.7 N Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Dingad, Llandingat (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A♯. SN763340
148992.7 NE Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
149092.8 NE Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
149193 NE Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
149293.1 ENE Sherfield English, Hampshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU290223
149393.1 NE Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714
149493.2 NE Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
149593.3 ENE West Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter, 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU273297
149693.4 NNE Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO404243
149793.5 NNE English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO581158
149893.5 ENE East Wellow, Hampshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU302204
149993.6 NNE Clodock, Herefordshire, S Clydog, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in A. [website] SO326275
150093.6 NE Tetbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V & S Mary Magdalen, 8, 16¾ cwt (~850 kg) in E. Bells 2-8 are maiden and listed. Fri. [website] ST890929