Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5112.2 NNE Theddlethorpe St Helen, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in A♭. TF475888
5212.2 NNW South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
5312.4 W Edlington, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 7-1-0 (368 kg) in A♭. TF233714
5412.4 WNW Hemingby, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Mon 18:30. TF237744
5512.7 SSW Sibsey, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 8, 14-1-24 (735 kg) in E♭. TF354507
5612.8 NNW Louth, Lincolnshire, S James, 8, 31-0-7 (1578 kg) in D. Tue. TF326873
5713.7 S Leverton, Lincolnshire, S Helena (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in G. TF399478
5813.9 WNW Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
5914 NNW 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
6014 NNW 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
6114.2 WNW 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
6214.6 S Benington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (The Beonna) (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TF396465
6314.7 NW Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable. TF235829
6414.7 NW Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire, S Martin (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TF273873
6514.9 WSW Coningsby, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (S), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Tue. TF222580
6615 N South Somercotes, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TF415938
6715.4 NNW Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TF350930
6815.4 NNW Fotherby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF316917
6915.6 WSW Tattershall, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston; long draught c. 65ft of rope. Mon (3rd). [website] TF211575
7015.6 SSW Butterwick, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Tue. TF387449
7115.7 WNW 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
7216.2 N North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Wed (alt). TF422957
7316.3 NNW Covenham St Mary, Lincolnshire, Annunciation BVM, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable. TF339943
7416.5 SSW Freiston, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. TF377437
7516.5 NNW 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
7616.6 NNW Utterby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. TF305932
7716.9 N Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Clement (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed (alt). TF387965
7817 WNW South Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF194833
7917.1 SSW Boston, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 21-1-10 (1084 kg) in E♭. Also 4 qr bells (1932), and another 11 (1949): for chiming only; ringing temporarily suspended; Access to ringing room by two independent routes. TF326441
8017.4 SSW Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, S Guthlac, 6, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF364425
8117.5 SSW Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Unringable. TF337431
8218.1 WNW East Barkwith, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TF165814
8318.1 WNW Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; not well in tune. TF149768
8418.1 WNW Hainton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. TF180844
8518.1 NNW Ludborough, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 3, 5-0-12 (259 kg) in B♭. TF295955
8618.6 NNW Marshchapel, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (T), 3, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. TF359988
8719 SSW Wyberton, Lincolnshire, S Leodegar, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. TF328408
8819.1 WNW Wragby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. Fri. TF134779
8919.4 WSW Billinghay, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TF156549
9019.4 W Bardney, Lincolnshire, S Laurence, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. TF119693
9119.5 NW Sixhills, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF170871
9219.9 NNW North Cotes, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 5-1-13 (273 kg) in D. Unringable. TA350006
9320.1 SSW Frampton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF325391
9420.1 NNW North Thoresby, Lincolnshire, S Helen (T), 3, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A♭. TF289987
9520.2 WSW Martin by Timberland, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (1st, 5th) 19:00. [website] TF121599
9620.3 NW North Willingham, Lincolnshire, S Thomas, 3 U/R, 5-2-12 (285 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TF163882
9720.3 NW Binbrook, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in F. Unringable. TF211939
9820.5 WSW Timberland, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. [website] TF121582
9920.6 NNW Tetney, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TA316008
10020.8 NNW Grainsby, Lincolnshire, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). Unringable. TF278994