Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Lilley, Hertfordshire, S Peter, 6, 6-0-24 (316 kg) in C. [website] TL118263
21.7 E Offley, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. TL145268
33.1 SE King's Walden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL160235
43.3 NW Barton le Clay, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Mon. TL085304
53.5 SSW Luton, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 12, 25-0-24 (1281 kg) in D. TL095211
63.8 NNE Pirton, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 5, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TL147316
74.5 ENE Hitchin, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 12, 17-0-16 (871 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. [website] TL184291
84.8 N Shillington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 5, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E♭. TL123339
95 E St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire, S Hippolytus (GF;T), 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL197271
105.2 NE Ickleford, Hertfordshire, S Katharine, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL182316
115.2 SW Caddington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in G. Thu. TL063198
125.2 ESE St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed 20:00. [website] TL192222
136 N 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
146.1 N Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
156.1 SE Kimpton, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL177185
166.1 ENE Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TL214285
176.2 E Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 2-3-22 (150 kg) in E. TL216272
186.2 NNW Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
196.4 WSW Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. TL018239
206.6 WSW Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Priory Ch of S Peter (T), 8, 23-2-15 (1201 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL021218
216.9 NW Westoning, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. TL028327
226.9 WNW Toddington, Bedfordshire, S George of England, 8, 21½ cwt (~1090 kg) in D. TL010289
237 NNW Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
247 SW Kensworth, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 3-3-16 (198 kg) in E♭. TL031190
257.3 E Graveley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL234281
267.3 N Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
277.4 NW Flitwick, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G. [website] TL029342
287.4 S Harpenden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 15-0-16 (769 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL132144
297.6 E Stevenage, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL240262
307.7 SSW Flamstead, Hertfordshire, S Leonard, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL078145
317.7 ESE Knebworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary & S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL230210
327.8 SE Codicote, Hertfordshire, S Giles, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue (confirm first). [website] TL218187
337.9 WNW Tingrith, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL007324
348.2 NNW Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
358.3 NE Arlesey, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Fri. TL191375
368.4 SW Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 3-1-24 (176 kg) in E. TL011179
378.4 SSE Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, S Helen (GF;T), 8, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon 20:00. [website] TL176140
388.6 NNE Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
398.6 NNE Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
408.7 NE Norton, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A. [website] TL231344
418.7 NW Steppingley, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. TL011354
428.7 WSW Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F♯. SP988208
438.9 W Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-17 (452 kg) in A. SP975242
449 NNW Ampthill, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in A♭. Thu (not always: check). TL036382
459 SW Studham, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in A♭. Mon 20:00. TL015159
469 NE Stotfold, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. TL220366
479.1 ENE Baldock, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-2-22 (1356 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TL243339
489.2 WNW Eversholt, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. SP982325
499.2 S Redbourn, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL099115
509.4 SE Welwyn, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TL230162