Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
20.9 NNE Willington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TL106498
31.1 WSW Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
42.3 NW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
52.8 NE Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
62.9 NNW Renhold, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL088528
73.1 ESE Northill, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-2-16 (947 kg) in E♭. Mon. TL148465
83.2 WNW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in B. Thu. TL057509
93.3 SE Old Warden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. TL136443
103.4 WNW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Paul (T), 12, 28-3-6 (1463 kg) in D. Mon. TL049496
113.4 W Elstow, Bedfordshire, S Mary & S Helena, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Detached tower. Fri. TL048474
123.4 WNW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Peter de Merton, 8, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL050501
133.5 ENE Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
144 NNW Ravensden, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL077543
154.3 N Wilden, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. TL094552
164.4 E Sandy, Bedfordshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. TL173490
174.6 NE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
184.7 SSE Southill, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. TL145422
194.7 SSW Haynes, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. TL080411
204.9 NE Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
215 WNW Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
225.4 W Kempston, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 10, 21-1-17 (1087 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL015479
235.6 W Biddenham, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in G. Thu. TL013499
245.7 SW Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
255.8 ESE Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
265.8 WNW Bromham, Bedfordshire, S Owen, 8, 22-3-18 (1164 kg) in D. Tue. TL013512
276.3 N Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
286.4 WNW Oakley, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. Fri. TL010529
296.5 WSW Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
306.5 N Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, S Dunstan (GF), 4, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. TL080586
316.6 SSE Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
326.9 SSE Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
337 SSW Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
347 NNW Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. TL051584
357 NW Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in G. TL019561
367 NE Little Barford, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. TL177569
377.2 E Sutton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. TL218475
387.5 W Stagsden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 10-2-18 (542 kg) in G. Tue. SP982490
397.5 SW Ampthill, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in A♭. Thu (not always: check). TL036382
407.6 SE Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
417.7 WNW Stevington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. SP990536
427.7 NE Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in F. Wed. TL170588
437.7 S Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, S Giles (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ringing prohibited. TL112359
447.8 E Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
457.9 NW Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-16 (566 kg) in F♯. TL023583
468 SSE Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
478 WSW Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower. SP996411
488.1 S Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
498.3 SSW Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
508.4 NW Pavenham, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SP991559