Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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155188.4 WNW Knipton, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK824311
155288.4 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
155388.4 SW St Albans, Hertfordshire, Cath & Abbey Ch of S Alban, 12, 21-0-19 (1075 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] TL145070
155488.4 W Freeby, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK803201
155588.4 W Ashley, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. Mon. SP794910
155688.4 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
155788.5 SW Barnet, Greater London, S John Bapt, 8, 22-3-15 (1163 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TQ245964
155888.5 WNW Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
155988.5 WSW Emberton, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G. Tue. SP884494
156088.6 WNW Fenton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK878506
156188.6 NW Dunholme, Lincolnshire, S Chad (T), 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A♭. TF024794
156288.6 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
156388.6 SSW Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
156488.6 SSW Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
156588.6 S Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
156688.6 SW Flamstead, Hertfordshire, S Leonard, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL078145
156788.6 WSW Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, S Botolph, 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Mon. SP942362
156888.6 S Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
156988.6 SW Wood Green, Greater London, S Michael, 6, 9-0-12 (463 kg) in G. No regular ringing. TQ308906
157088.7 WSW Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SP970308
157188.7 W Loddington, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SK786020
157288.7 SW St Albans, Hertfordshire, S Michael, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL135073
157388.7 W Hallaton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. SP786965
157488.7 SW Redbourn, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL099115
157588.8 S Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
157688.8 S Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
157788.8 SW West Ham, Greater London, All Saints (T), 10, 26-1-23 (1344 kg) in E♭. Fri. TQ393838
157888.8 S Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
157988.8 SSW Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
158088.8 WSW Sherington, Buckinghamshire, S Laud, 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. SP890467
158188.8 SW Stamford Hill, Greater London, S Ann, 8, 7-3-1 (394 kg) in A. TQ328886
158288.9 S Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
158388.9 S Sandwich, Kent, S Peter, 8 U/R, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; manual curfew rung: daily at 20:00 on tenor (only bell ringable); tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR330581
158488.9 W East Norton, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3, 3-3-23 (201 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK782004
158588.9 WSW Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Priory Ch of S Peter (T), 8, 23-2-15 (1201 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL021218
158688.9 WNW Westborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4,5 of 5. Tue (1st, 3rd). SK850443
158788.9 W Brampton Ash, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-1-2 (572 kg) in G. Tue. SP788874
158888.9 WNW Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. Thu. SK802250
158989 SW St Albans, Hertfordshire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TL141060
159089 W Pickwell, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in F♯. SK785113
159189 W Sywell, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3, 6-0-13 (311 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP821672
159289 WNW Bassingham, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. PN alternates with Norton Disney. Mon (1st, 3rd). SK907597
159389 S Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
159489 S Boughton under Blean, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Tue (2nd, 4th, 5th: check). [website] TR047585
159589 SSW Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
159689 WNW Branston, Leicestershire, S Guthlac (GF), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B. PN shared: Branston; Croxton Kerrial; Harston; Saltby; Sproxton. Mon (check with contact). SK809295
159789 WSW Woburn, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 8, 24-1-16 (1239 kg) in D. SP950332
159889 WNW Muston, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. SK828378
159989 S Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
160089.1 WNW Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625