Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5601192.9 SW Stourton, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST776339
5602192.9 SW Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Ch of Holy Trinity, 12, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SZ159925
5603192.9 WSW Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
5604192.9 SW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
5605193 SW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
5606193 W Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
5607193 SW Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
5608193.1 WSW Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
5609193.1 WSW Usk, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO379008
5610193.1 WSW Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing; rung from aisle : south. ST424908
5611193.2 WNW Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, Holy Trinity (T), 3, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SD483677
5612193.2 SW Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
5613193.3 WSW Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
5614193.4 WNW Burton in Kendal, Cumbria, S James (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. SD530769
5615193.4 WNW Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, S Chad (GF), 8, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Fri. SD348394
5616193.4 SW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
5617193.5 WSW Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
5618193.5 SW Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
5619193.6 WSW Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534
5620193.7 WNW Warton, Lancashire, S Oswald or Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SD498723
5621193.7 WSW Stoke St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] ST664469
5622193.7 NW Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
5623193.9 NW Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E. Mon. [website] NZ353720
5624194 WSW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
5625194 NW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Cath Ch of S Nicholas (T), 12, 37-2-17 (1913 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. NZ249640
5626194.1 SW Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
5627194.1 WSW Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
5628194.1 WSW Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
5629194.1 NW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in A♭. NZ246640
5630194.1 W Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SO122968
5631194.2 WSW Clyro, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF;T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SO213438
5632194.3 SW Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
5633194.3 SW Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
5634194.3 NW Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
5635194.3 WSW Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
5636194.3 SW Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
5637194.4 NW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
5638194.4 NW Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
5639194.4 WSW Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
5640194.5 SW Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
5641194.5 NW Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
5642194.5 SW Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
5643194.5 WNW Blackpool, Lancashire, Holy Trinity, South Shore, 6 U/R, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Unringable. SD307338
5644194.5 WSW Barrow Gurney, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Edward K&M (GF;T), 8, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:15. [website] ST514684
5645194.5 WSW Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
5646194.6 WSW Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
5647194.6 W Ruthin, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Peter, 8, 16-0-17 (821 kg) in E. Wed 18:00. SJ123583
5648194.6 WSW Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
5649194.6 WSW Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
5650194.7 SW Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303