Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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105175.2 WSW Edworth, Bedfordshire, S George (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL222406
105275.3 WSW Bythorn, Cambridgeshire, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Truncated spire. [website] TL056759
105375.3 SW Great Munden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. [website] TL355241
105475.3 W Swinstead, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in G♯. TF018224
105575.4 W Easton on the Hill, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-16 (566 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. [website] TF010047
105675.4 NW Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire, S Clement (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Wed (alt). TF387965
105775.4 WNW Sleaford, Lincolnshire, S Denys (T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Fri. TF068458
105875.4 W Glapthorn, Northamptonshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] TL024902
105975.4 W Irnham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G♯. Also hung for ringing: 4♭ (old 3rd, to retain previous Dorian mode ring of 5). TF023266
106075.4 W Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, S Medardus (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. TF012180
106175.4 NW Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TF350930
106275.5 SSW Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
106375.5 WSW Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
106475.5 WNW Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire, S Denys, 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). TF057430
106575.5 WNW Martin by Timberland, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G♯. PN rotates: Martin; Harmston; Timberland; Tattershall; Dunston. Mon (1st, 5th) 19:00. [website] TF121599
106675.6 WNW Aunsby, Lincolnshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TF044388
106775.6 WNW Lenton, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. TF025303
106875.6 WNW Ruskington, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way for rehanging and refurbishment. TF082510
106975.6 W Tinwell, Rutland, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Unringable. TF006063
107075.7 W Stoke Doyle, Northamptonshire, S Rumbald (GF), 5, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G♯. TL026862
107175.7 WSW Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
107275.7 SSW Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
107375.7 WSW Pertenhall, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TL084654
107475.8 NW Ranby, Lincolnshire, S German (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-23 (366 kg) in B. Unringable. TF227790
107575.9 W King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] TL007970
107675.9 W Great Casterton, Rutland, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in A♭. TF001087
107775.9 WSW Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
107875.9 SW Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
107976 W Pilton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TL024845
108076.1 SSW Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
108176.1 NW Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; church has redundant status; unringable. TF227799
108276.2 WSW Keyston, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] TL043754
108376.2 SW Ardeley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308271
108476.2 SW Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
108576.3 W Achurch, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 4, 5-0-5 (256 kg) in C. 3rd (5-1-6) is heavier than tenor. TL021831
108676.4 WSW Covington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] TL054707
108776.4 NW Fotherby, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF316917
108876.4 WSW Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
108976.5 NW Covenham St Mary, Lincolnshire, Annunciation BVM, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable. TF339943
109076.5 WNW Dorrington, Lincolnshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 9-3-25 (507 kg) in A. Unringable. TF076533
109176.5 WNW Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF010300
109276.6 SSW Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
109376.6 SW Baldock, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-2-22 (1356 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TL243339
109476.6 NW Covenham St Bartholomew, Lincolnshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Building owned by Covenham St Bartholomew Heritage Trust; unringable; rung from chancel. TF339945
109576.6 SW Widford, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-25 (367 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL413158
109676.6 W Corby Glen, Lincolnshire, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. TF001249
109776.6 WNW Leasingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. TF056485
109876.6 NW Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire, S Martin (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. TF273873
109976.6 SSW Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
110076.7 WSW Stotfold, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. TL220366