Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4601151.8 WNW Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
4602151.8 WSW Highnam, Gloucestershire, Holy Innocents, 3 U/R, 25-1-0 (1283 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,8,10 of 10; the heaviest ring of three bells. SO796195
4603151.8 WSW Hartpury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E♭. [website] SO780236
4604151.9 WSW Coddington, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in G. Thu 14:00. [website] SO718426
4605151.9 WSW Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
4606151.9 NW Addingham, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ilkley. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SE085497
4607151.9 W Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
4608151.9 WSW Redmarley D'Abitot, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SO752312
4609152 WNW Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
4610152 SW Alton Priors, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-14 (298 kg) in D♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. SU109621
4611152.1 WSW Eastnor, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO731372
4612152.1 WSW Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-0 (368 kg) in A♭. [website] SO742336
4613152.1 WSW Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
4614152.1 SW North Hayling, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; rung from chancel; half wheels; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SU730032
4615152.1 WNW Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
4616152.1 WNW Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
4617152.1 WSW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
4618152.2 W Brockhampton, Herefordshire, Chapel, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. SO683548
4619152.2 W Eastham, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 4, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SO656687
4620152.2 NW Winksley, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Oswald, 4, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. [website] SE252712
4621152.2 WNW Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
4622152.3 W Wrockwardine, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SJ624120
4623152.3 WSW Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
4624152.4 W Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Tue. SO623999
4625152.4 WNW Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
4626152.4 WSW Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
4627152.4 WSW Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
4628152.5 W Aston Botterell, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SO632841
4629152.5 WSW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
4630152.5 NW Kirby Wiske, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. SE376848
4631152.6 SW Shipton Bellinger, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SU232454
4632152.6 WSW Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
4633152.6 SW North Newnton, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SU130576
4634152.7 WSW Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
4635152.8 SW Hursley, Hampshire, All Saints, 12, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. [website] SU427252
4636152.8 WNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
4637152.9 W Milson, Shropshire, S George, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO639728
4638152.9 W Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
4639153 WSW Evesbatch, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-14 (108 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO686481
4640153 W Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
4641153 NW Silsden, West Yorkshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 6-3-6 (346 kg) in A♭. Thu 18:30. SE041464
4642153 W Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584
4643153 SW Southwick, Hampshire, S James-without-the-Priory-Gate, 6, 5-0-10 (259 kg) in B. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU625086
4644153 SW King's Somborne, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F. [website] SU360309
4645153 SW Farley Chamberlayne, Hampshire, S John (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU397274
4646153.1 WNW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
4647153.1 WSW Ledbury, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 10, 19-3-6 (1006 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. [website] SO712377
4648153.1 WSW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
4649153.1 SW Houghton, Hampshire, All Saints (GF;S), 6, 2-2-21 (137 kg) in E. PN shared: Broughton; Houghton. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU341326
4650153.1 W Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039