Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4201142.3 SW East Garston, Berkshire, All Saints, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. PN: by arrangement. SU361770
4202142.4 WNW Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
4203142.4 WSW Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
4204142.4 WSW Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
4205142.4 SW Speen, Berkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU455678
4206142.4 SW Upton Grey, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 9-0-4 (459 kg) in A. Thu. [website] SU697484
4207142.4 WNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
4208142.5 WSW Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
4209142.5 SSW Twineham, West Sussex, S Peter, 5, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). TQ252199
4210142.6 SW Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
4211142.7 WSW Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
4212142.7 SSW Laughton, East Sussex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Thu. TQ500125
4213142.7 W Kemberton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,4,3. [website] SJ729045
4214142.7 SW Basingstoke, Hampshire, S Michael (S), 8, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU636521
4215142.7 S Hooe, East Sussex, S Oswald (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Sat (confirm first) 09:30. [website] TQ682091
4216142.7 WSW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
4217142.8 SW Wolverton, Hampshire, S Catherine, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] SU551585
4218142.8 SSW Billingshurst, West Sussex, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ087259
4219142.8 W Quatt, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. SO756882
4220142.9 WSW Coln Rogers, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SP087096
4221142.9 SSW Barcombe, East Sussex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). TQ418143
4222142.9 S Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, S Peter (GF;T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 7♯. Tue. TQ745081
4223142.9 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Stephen, Barbourne, 8, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. [website] SO846568
4224142.9 SW Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 10, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in F. Mon. SU240890
4225142.9 W Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
4226142.9 WNW Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
4227142.9 WNW Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
4228142.9 WNW Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
4229142.9 SW Basingstoke, Hampshire, All Saints (S;T), 10, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU637516
4230143 WSW Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
4231143 WSW Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
4232143 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
4233143.1 WSW Strensham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO910406
4234143.1 SW Lambourn, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-2-0 (1041 kg) in D. [website] SU326789
4235143.1 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
4236143.1 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
4237143.1 WSW Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
4238143.1 W Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
4239143.2 WSW 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
4240143.2 W Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
4241143.2 W Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
4242143.2 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
4243143.3 WSW Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
4244143.3 SW Froyle, Hampshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. [website] SU755428
4245143.3 WNW Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
4246143.3 W Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
4247143.3 WSW Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
4248143.4 W Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
4249143.4 NW Marske by the Sea, North Yorkshire, S Mark, 8, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] NZ633223
4250143.4 NW Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884