Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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3351110.1 SE Iken, Suffolk, S Botolph, 5, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. [website] TM411566
3352110.1 S Great Parndon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue. TL432089
3353110.1 SSE Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
3354110.1 SSW Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP834104
3355110.2 S St Albans, Hertfordshire, Cath & Abbey Ch of S Alban, 12, 21-0-19 (1075 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] TL145070
3356110.2 SW Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, S James, 8, 22-1-18 (1139 kg) in E♭. [website] SP154394
3357110.2 W Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
3358110.2 WSW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
3359110.3 SW 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
3360110.3 SW Bretforton, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF;T), 8, 8-3-11 (450 kg) in F♯. [website] SP092438
3361110.3 S Berkhamsted, Great, Hertfordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E. Thu 20:00. [website] SP993077
3362110.3 W Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
3363110.3 SSW Dorton, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. SP678139
3364110.3 SSE Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
3365110.3 SW Norton, Worcestershire, S Egwin (GF), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F♯. [website] SP041477
3366110.3 SSE Ardleigh, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Ardleigh Ringing School. TM053295
3367110.3 SSE Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
3368110.4 SSE Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
3369110.4 W Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
3370110.4 SSW Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SP732122
3371110.4 WSW Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
3372110.5 W Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
3373110.5 SSE Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
3374110.5 W Ormskirk, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-1-26 (1091 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD412084
3375110.5 SW Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
3376110.5 SSE Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
3377110.5 W Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
3378110.5 W Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
3379110.6 SSW Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SP530185
3380110.6 WSW Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
3381110.6 SW Offenham, Worcestershire, S Mary & S Milburgh (GF;S;T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. [website] SP053462
3382110.6 WSW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
3383110.6 SSE Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
3384110.6 SSW Dinton, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-2-11 (792 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. SP766110
3385110.7 SSW Church Enstone, Oxfordshire, S Kenelm, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP379251
3386110.7 SW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
3387110.7 W Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
3388110.7 NW Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
3389110.7 SSW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
3390110.8 S St Albans, Hertfordshire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TL141060
3391110.8 S Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
3392110.8 WSW Wroxeter, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-6 of 12. [website] SJ563082
3393110.8 W Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
3394110.8 SSW Brill, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11¼ cwt (~570 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP656138
3395110.8 W Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
3396110.8 WSW Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
3397110.8 S Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] TL371069
3398110.9 SSE Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
3399110.9 WNW Tatham, Lancashire, S James Less (GF), 3, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B. Wed. SD605694
3400110.9 SSW Tackley, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 13-3-15 (705 kg) in F. SP475201