Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4901167.8 WNW Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
4902167.8 SW Odstock, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU151261
4903167.9 WSW Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
4904167.9 NW Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
4905167.9 WNW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
4906168 W Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
4907168 W Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951
4908168.1 NW Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
4909168.1 WSW Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
4910168.1 W Clive, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 25-0-9 (1274 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SJ514240
4911168.1 SW Fugglestone St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line and 1,2 fall 2 inches apart; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU102313
4912168.1 W Withington, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. [website] SO565434
4913168.1 W Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
4914168.2 NW Burnsall, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♯. SE032615
4915168.2 WNW Colne, Lancashire, S Bartholomew, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Wed (alt). SD888401
4916168.3 SW Downton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 8, 22-3-23 (1166 kg) in D. Thu (4th). [website] SU181216
4917168.3 SW Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
4918168.3 WNW Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
4919168.4 WNW Helmshore, Lancashire, S Thomas, 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in G. SD782212
4920168.4 W Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
4921168.4 WNW Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
4922168.4 SW Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
4923168.5 WSW Foy, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] SO597283
4924168.5 SW Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
4925168.5 WSW Fownhope, Herefordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] SO581342
4926168.5 WSW Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
4927168.5 W Eaton under Heywood, Shropshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO499900
4928168.5 W Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
4929168.6 W Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
4930168.6 SW Newchurch, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SZ561855
4931168.7 WSW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
4932168.7 W Mordiford, Herefordshire, Holy Rood (GF), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] SO570374
4933168.7 SW Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
4934168.7 WNW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
4935168.7 W Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
4936168.8 WSW Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
4937168.8 WNW Stretton, Cheshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon. SJ620827
4938168.8 WNW Culcheth (Newchurch), Cheshire, dedication unknown (T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ661949
4939168.8 WNW Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
4940168.8 WSW Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
4941168.9 WNW Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
4942168.9 WNW Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381
4943168.9 NNW Marske by the Sea, North Yorkshire, S Mark, 8, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] NZ633223
4944169 WSW Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
4945169 W Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
4946169 WSW Ruardean, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (4th). [website] SO621176
4947169 WSW Edington, Wiltshire, S Mary, S Katharine, & All Saints (S), 10, 24-0-24 (1230 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] ST926533
4948169 NW Crathorne, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell; ropes fall in a straight line. NZ443075
4949169 SW Arreton, Isle of Wight, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SZ534867
4950169 SW Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374