Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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175188.1 SSW Swanscombe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 18-0-5 (917 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ604739
175288.1 SSW Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
175388.2 SW Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. SP969190
175488.2 SSW Lower Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TQ860674
175588.2 SSW Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688
175688.2 WNW Upton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in G♯. SK736542
175788.2 W Naseby, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 12-3-19 (656 kg) in E. SP688781
175888.2 WNW Kinoulton, Nottinghamshire, S Luke, 6, 1-2-10 (81 kg) in A. SK676307
175988.3 SSW Stone by Dartford, Kent, S Mary, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ576748
176088.3 SSW Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
176188.3 WNW Cropwell Bishop, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-24 (557 kg) in F. PN rotates: Cropwell Bp(1); Langar(2); Stathern(3); Granby(4). Thu (1st). SK684355
176288.3 S St Nicholas at Wade, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu (by arrangement) 20:00. [website] TR265666
176388.3 S Herne, Kent, S Martin, 8, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TR182658
176488.3 WNW Kneeton, Nottinghamshire, S Helen (GF), 4, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. SK709460
176588.3 SSW Upchurch, Kent, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TQ843675
176688.3 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
176788.3 NNW Ottringham, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TA267244
176888.3 SSW Homerton, Greater London, S Barnabas (T), 3, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. TQ358851
176988.4 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Bletchley, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SP862337
177088.4 S St Peter in Thanet, Kent, S Peter Ap (GF), 8, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F. Mon 19:00. [website] TR380684
177188.4 WSW Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F♯. SP764529
177288.4 WSW Church Brampton, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (T), 5, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP717657
177388.4 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
177488.5 WSW Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 12, 35-1-14 (1797 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. SP919248
177588.5 SSW Hackney, Greater London, S John, S John at Hackney (T), 10, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in F. Tue. TQ350851
177688.6 WSW Collingtree, Northamptonshire, S Columba (GF), 5, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in G. SP750557
177788.6 SW Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. TL028112
177888.6 SW Stoke Newington, Greater London, S Mary, Old Church, 6, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,6,5,4,3. TQ328864
177988.6 WNW Normanton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK790690
178088.6 NW Bigby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B♭. TA059074
178188.7 W Theddingworth, Leicestershire, All Saints, 5, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in E. Thu (4th). SP667857
178288.7 W Queniborough, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. Tue PN shared: Barkby; Queniborough. Tue (alt: check) 18:00. SK650120
178388.7 NW Willingham by Stow, Lincolnshire, S Helen (GF), 6, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. Wed. SK874845
178488.7 W Rearsby, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK651146
178588.8 W Saddington, Leicestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. SP658917
178688.8 WNW Dunham on Trent, Nottinghamshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; ringing prohibited. SK814744
178788.8 W Great Glen, Leicestershire, S Cuthbert (GF), 8, 9-0-26 (469 kg) in A♭. SP652977
178888.8 WSW Linslade, Bedfordshire, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP912249
178988.8 WSW Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
179088.8 W Thrussington, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 5, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in B♭. SK650157
179188.8 SW Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 8, 19-1-4 (980 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TL055078
179288.9 W Scraptoft, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 5-1-16 (274 kg) in B♭. Thu (confirm first) 20:00. SK647055
179388.9 SSW South Hackney, Greater London, S John of Jerusalem (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E♭. TQ355841
179488.9 WSW Duston, Northamptonshire, S Luke (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SP724610
179588.9 WNW Torksey, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK836789
179688.9 W Thurnby, Leicestershire, S Luke, 8, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in E. SK647039
179788.9 SSW Bow, Greater London, S Mary (GF), 8, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TQ376829
179888.9 SW Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. Tue. SP997138
179988.9 SSW Rochester, Kent, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S;T), 10, 30-0-14 (1530 kg) in D. Future plans: to become 12. Thu. [website] TQ742685
180088.9 WSW Northampton, Northamptonshire, S Benedict, West Hunsbury (T), 6, 3-2-20 (187 kg) in D. Mon. SP733585