Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5201176.3 WSW Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
5202176.3 WSW Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
5203176.4 W Mansell Lacy, Herefordshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SO425455
5204176.4 NW Croft on Tees, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in A. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] NZ288098
5205176.4 WNW Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
5206176.4 WSW Warmley, Gloucestershire, S Barnabas, 8, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST673732
5207176.5 SW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
5208176.5 WSW Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V, 8, 16-3-1 (851 kg) in E. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SO508129
5209176.6 WNW Clitheroe, Lancashire, S Mary Magd (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD744420
5210176.6 NW Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
5211176.7 WNW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
5212176.7 SW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
5213176.7 WNW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
5214176.7 SW Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
5215176.8 SW Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
5216176.8 WSW Olveston, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-3-8 (956 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST600872
5217176.8 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
5218176.8 W Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
5219176.9 WSW Kelston, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. [website] ST698669
5220176.9 NW Long Preston, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD837580
5221176.9 WNW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
5222176.9 WNW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
5223177 NW Arncliffe, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SD933719
5224177 WSW Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
5225177 WSW Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
5226177.1 SW Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
5227177.1 WSW Bitton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST681693
5228177.1 WSW Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
5229177.1 W Weobley, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SO401518
5230177.1 WSW Englishcombe, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 2,4-7 of 12. [website] ST716628
5231177.1 W Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
5232177.2 WNW Great Mitton, Lancashire, All Hallows (T), 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. SD715389
5233177.2 WNW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
5234177.2 WSW Frenchay, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-1-3 (217 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST639774
5235177.2 WNW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
5236177.3 NW West Witton, North Yorkshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in B. [website] SE060884
5237177.3 W Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
5238177.3 WSW Newton St Loe, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST701648
5239177.4 WSW Tidenham, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in F♯. [website] ST555958
5240177.4 W Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
5241177.4 NW Richmond, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Tue. [website] NZ174010
5242177.4 WNW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
5243177.5 WNW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
5244177.5 WSW Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST603840
5245177.5 WNW St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
5246177.5 WSW Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST622797
5247177.6 WSW Corston, Somerset, All Saints, 8, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in A♭. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST694652
5248177.6 W Madley, Herefordshire, Nativity of BVM, 8, 15-2-24 (798 kg) in F. [website] SO419387
5249177.6 SW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
5250177.7 W Kingstone, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO424357