Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Fotherby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF316917
21.1 NNW Utterby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. TF305932
32.2 NE Covenham St Mary, Lincolnshire, Annunciation BVM, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable. TF339943
42.3 NE Covenham St Bartholomew, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Building owned by Covenham St Bartholomew Heritage Trust; unringable; rung from chancel. TF339945
52.3 ENE Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TF350930
62.7 NNW Ludborough, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 5-0-12 (259 kg) in B♭. TF295955
72.8 SSE Louth, Lincolnshire, S James, 8, 31-0-7 (1578 kg) in D. Tue. TF326873
83.2 E North Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; Shares a churchyard with Alvingham (the only example of two rings of bells in one churchyard). TF367913
93.2 E Alvingham, Lincolnshire, S Adelwold (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; Shares a churchyard with North Cockerington (the only example of two rings of bells in one churchyard). TF367913
103.8 SW Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire, S Martin (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TF273873
114.5 ESE South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
124.7 NNW North Thoresby, Lincolnshire, S Helen (T), 3, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A♭. TF289987
135.2 NNE Marshchapel, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (T), 3, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. TF359988
145.3 ESE Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, S Edith, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TF392879
155.4 ENE Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Clement (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed (alt). TF387965
165.4 NNW Grainsby, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). Unringable. TF278994
175.5 SSE Legbourne, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A♭. TF367844
185.7 N Tetney, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TA316008
195.9 NNW Waithe, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TA283007
205.9 NNE North Cotes, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 5-1-13 (273 kg) in D. Unringable. TA350006
216 ESE Manby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TF399866
226.3 E South Somercotes, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF415938
236.6 WNW Binbrook, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in F. Unringable. TF211939
246.8 SE Great Carlton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in A♭. TF408855
257 ENE North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Wed (alt). TF422957
267.4 SW Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable. TF235829
278.3 NNW Waltham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Wed (alt: check). TA261039
288.8 NNW Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire, S Helen (T), 5, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A. Fri. TA235033
299 SW Benniworth, Lincolnshire, S Julian (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-12 (247 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2. TF209817
309.1 SW Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
319.1 WSW South Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF194833
329.4 ESE Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 11-1-25 (583 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 4th; church also houses bellframe ex Immingham; unringable. TF463882
339.5 WSW Sixhills, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF170871
349.5 WSW Hainton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. TF180844
359.6 SW Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
369.6 NNW Scartho, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 3, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A♭. TA267063
379.7 W North Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Thomas, 3 U/R, 5-2-12 (285 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF163882
389.9 W Tealby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. TF157908
3910.1 ESE Theddlethorpe St Helen, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in A♭. TF475888
4010.5 N Old Clee, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity & S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F. TA289084
4110.8 SSE South Ormsby, Lincolnshire, S Leonard, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. TF369751
4211 W Walesby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, Old Church (GF), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. No mains electricity. TF138923
4311.1 NW Irby upon Humber, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. TA195049
4411.2 NNW Laceby, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 5, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Healing; Laceby; Riby. Tue (on a rota basis). TA214065
4511.3 WSW East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
4611.3 NNW Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Minster Ch of S James (T), 10, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. TA266091
4711.4 WNW Rothwell, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TF149993
4811.8 SSW Hemingby, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Mon 18:30. TF237744
4912.1 ESE Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. TF497845
5012.3 SSW West Ashby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Also 8 tubular bells; unringable. TF265724