Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4001124.9 SSW Marcham, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SU451968
4002124.9 WSW Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
4003125 SSW Alvescot, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in A. SP273046
4004125 SSW Longworth, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; anticlockwise. SU383994
4005125 SW Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
4006125.1 S Kilburn, Greater London, S Augustine, 8, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A. Mon. TQ255831
4007125.1 SSW Appleford, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SU530937
4008125.2 WSW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
4009125.2 SW Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
4010125.2 S West Ham, Greater London, All Saints (T), 10, 26-1-23 (1344 kg) in E♭. Fri. TQ393838
4011125.3 NNW Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
4012125.3 SSW Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Fri. SU783866
4013125.3 S Bisham, Berkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. SU847854
4014125.3 S Hillingdon, Greater London, S John Bapt, 10, 21-1-22 (1090 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. TQ069829
4015125.3 SSW Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 8, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Mon 19:00. SU504941
4016125.3 NNW North Shields, Tyne and Wear, Christ Church (T), 10, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] NZ353686
4017125.4 SW Castlemorton, Worcestershire, S Gregory (T), 6, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A. [website] SO794372
4018125.4 SW Evesbatch, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-14 (108 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO686481
4019125.4 SSW Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. Thu. SU375991
4020125.4 NW Appleby, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9-1-13 (476 kg) in A♭. Mon (alt). [website] NY683204
4021125.5 WSW Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
4022125.5 NNW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Cath Ch of S Nicholas (T), 12, 37-2-17 (1913 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. NZ249640
4023125.5 SW Colwall, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 10, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] SO738423
4024125.5 SW Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO920260
4025125.6 SW Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
4026125.6 S Barking, Greater London, S Margaret (T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ440838
4027125.6 SW Swindon Village, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; hexagonal tower. [website] SO934248
4028125.6 NNW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in A♭. NZ246640
4029125.6 SW Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. [website] SO870299
4030125.7 SW Bredenbury, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. No regular ringing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO609564
4031125.7 NNW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
4032125.7 S Shoreditch, Greater London, S Leonard (T), 12, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. TQ334826
4033125.7 S Bethnal Green, Greater London, S John, 3, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in A♭. TQ350827
4034125.7 S Bow, Greater London, S Mary (GF), 8, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TQ376829
4035125.7 S Dagenham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. TQ500845
4036125.7 SSE Burnham on Crouch, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. TQ948970
4037125.8 S Bethnal Green, Greater London, S Matthew, 8, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in E. TQ341824
4038125.8 SSE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
4039125.8 S Clerkenwell, Greater London, S James (T), 8, 24-2-21 (1254 kg) in E♭. TQ315822
4040125.8 SSW Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
4041125.9 SSW Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in G. Mon. SU480941
4042125.9 S Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 13-2-3 (687 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SU975827
4043125.9 SSW Brightwell, Oxfordshire, S Agatha (GF;T), 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in G♯. Tue. SU577908
4044125.9 SW Birtsmorton, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 6. [website] SO801355
4045125.9 SW Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
4046125.9 SW 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
4047125.9 NNW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
4048126 SSE 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
4049126 S Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU961827
4050126 WNW Cartmel, Cumbria, Priory Ch of S Mary V, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in G. Also original back 4 making an alternative 6, tenor 15cwt in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SD379787