Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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170176 SW Bitteswell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SP537858
170276.1 SW Spratton, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F. SP717700
170376.1 SW Sharnford, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF;T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in G. Mon. SP483919
170476.1 NNW Brompton by Sawdon, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A♭. PN alternates with Wykeham. Thu (alt). SE942821
170576.1 SSE Thorndon All Saints, Suffolk, All Saints, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TM141696
170676.2 SSE Somerton, Suffolk, S Margaret aka All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,4♯ of 5. [website] TL810530
170776.2 SSE Haughley, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5, 14-3-14 (756 kg) in F. Mon (1st). [website] TM025622
170876.2 SSW Harrold, Bedfordshire, S Peter & All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Fri (alt). SP953566
170976.2 NW Wighill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE473465
171076.2 WSW Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
171176.2 S Thriplow, Cambridgeshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu (1st). [website] TL442469
171276.3 SW Barwell, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. Tue. SP443964
171376.3 SE St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM314839
171476.3 NNW Wykeham, North Yorkshire, S Helen & All Saints, 5, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. PN alternates with Brompton by Sawdon; detached tower. Thu (alt). SE964833
171576.3 SW Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, S Etheldreda (GF;T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] SP675726
171676.3 WSW Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
171776.3 W Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
171876.3 W Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
171976.4 WNW Penistone, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE246033
172076.4 S Meldreth, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Meldreth; Melbourn. Wed (exc 2nd). [website] TL377468
172176.4 S Tadlow, Cambridgeshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] TL279476
172276.4 SW Lutterworth, Leicestershire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-1 (737 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP542844
172376.5 WSW Newton Solney, Derbyshire, S Mary V, 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in A. 2nd (6-2-13) is heavier than tenor. Thu 19:00. SK279257
172476.5 NW Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SE400374
172576.5 NNW Hutton Buscel, North Yorkshire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. SE972840
172676.5 SSE Lawshall, Suffolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] TL864542
172776.6 W Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
172876.6 SSE Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
172976.6 SSW Sandy, Bedfordshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. TL173490
173076.6 W Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. Tue. SK194697
173176.6 SSW Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F. SP888588
173276.7 WNW Horbury, West Yorkshire, S Peter & S Leonard (T), 8, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A♭. [website] SE295183
173376.7 WNW Rothwell, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SE342283
173476.7 WSW Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
173576.7 SSW Whiston, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SP851605
173676.8 WSW Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
173776.8 SSW Great Billing, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (T), 3, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SP807629
173876.8 NW Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire, S Helen & Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE657662
173976.8 S Linton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (S;T), 6, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL561466
174076.8 SSE Mendlesham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] TM105657
174176.9 SSW Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
174276.9 S Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL422459
174376.9 S Duxford, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in G. 5th (8-2-10) is heavier than tenor. Mon. [website] TL480459
174476.9 SSE Felsham, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] TL946570
174576.9 SW Stanford on Avon, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. [website] SP588788
174676.9 WSW Newhall, Derbyshire, S John (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SK291206
174776.9 SE Fressingfield, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-0-20 (873 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM261774
174876.9 S Withersfield, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5 U/R, 10-3-5 (548 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL651477
174976.9 SSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
175077 SW Boughton, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. SP753658