Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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295185.6 SE Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, S Mary & S Lambert, 10, 23-0-18 (1177 kg) in E♭. [website] TM133595
295285.6 ESE Carleton St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. TG339022
295385.6 ESE Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
295485.7 SW Broadwell, Gloucestershire, S Paul, 6, 6-0-4 (307 kg) in B♭. [website] SP200277
295585.7 WSW Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
295685.7 WNW Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
295785.7 WNW Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
295885.7 WNW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
295985.7 SW Kingham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. SP258237
296085.7 SW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
296185.7 WSW Broseley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-19 (644 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Thu 18:30. SJ678015
296285.8 W Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
296385.8 WSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
296485.8 NW Haworth, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. Mon. SE029372
296585.8 E Catfield, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. Fri. TG381212
296685.8 S Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 7-3-24 (405 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited - bellframe only capable of sustaining swing chiming; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; No stays or sliders. SP848023
296785.8 S Chesham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in F. Thu. SP956015
296885.9 W Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
296985.9 E Lessingham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable; No mains electricity. TG391285
297085.9 ESE Homersfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM285854
297186 SSE Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
297286 SE Bures, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Tue (Oct-Mar). [website] TL906340
297386 ESE North Burlingham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5; bells are maiden and listed. TG365101
297486 WNW Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
297586 WSW Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
297686 ESE Stradbroke, Suffolk, All Saints, 10, 20-1-10 (1033 kg) in E♭. Tue (3rd). [website] TM231739
297786 SSW Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
297886 WSW Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
297986.1 WSW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
298086.1 WSW Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
298186.1 SE Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
298286.1 SSE Nazeing, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A. Tue. TL413069
298386.1 NW Keighley, West Yorkshire, S Andrew, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in F. Tue. SE060409
298486.2 WNW Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
298586.2 WSW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
298686.3 SW Buckland, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SP081360
298786.3 NNW Staveley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 2,3 have very small chiming wheels; steel bells; anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing : 2,3; No stays or sliders on 2,3; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] SE362626
298886.3 SSE High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
298986.3 SW White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
299086.3 S Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 24-1-25 (1243 kg) in D. Wed 20:00. [website] SP900010
299186.3 SSE Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
299286.4 NNW Easingwold, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt & All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Thu. SE525700
299386.4 SSE Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
299486.4 SE Debenham, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 21-0-20 (1076 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TM174632
299586.4 E Ludham, Norfolk, S Catherine (GF), 5, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in E. TG387182
299686.4 NNW Myton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Unringable. SE439666
299786.5 WNW Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
299886.5 S Langleybury, Hertfordshire, S Paul, 6, 8-0-13 (412 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL080005
299986.5 SSW Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, Marston (T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SP527088
300086.5 S Bledlow, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F. Mon. SP778021