Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Roxton, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. TL153545
21.1 SSE Tempsford, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. TL161530
32.1 SW Great Barford, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. TL133517
42.1 S Blunham, Bedfordshire, S Edmund K&M & S James, 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL152511
52.1 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
62.9 NNE Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in F. Wed. TL170588
73.6 SSE Sandy, Bedfordshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. TL173490
83.7 W Wilden, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. TL094552
93.7 NW Colmworth, Bedfordshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in A♭. TL108585
103.8 NNE Eynesbury, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 6, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TL183598
114 NNE St Neots, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 10, 29-2-13 (1505 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] TL184601
124.1 SW Willington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A♭. TL106498
134.1 WSW Renhold, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 13-0-0 (660 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL088528
144.7 W Ravensden, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL077543
154.8 N Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] TL165620
164.8 ENE Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2-6 of 8. [website] TL227565
174.9 SW Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
184.9 S Northill, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-2-16 (947 kg) in E♭. Mon. TL148465
195.2 WNW Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, S Dunstan (GF), 4, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. TL080586
205.2 WSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, Goldington, 6, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL076510
215.6 NNE Little Paxton, Cambridgeshire, S James (T), 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in A. [website] TL188627
225.6 ESE Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, S Mary V (S), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL241522
235.6 SE Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
245.8 SW Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
256 SE Sutton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable. TL218475
266 E Waresley, Cambridgeshire, S James, 4, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in F♯. [website] TL249545
276 NNW Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 5, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. Mon. TL107629
286.3 WSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in B. Thu. TL057509
296.4 S Old Warden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. TL136443
306.5 NNE Southoe, Cambridgeshire, S Leonard (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. [website] TL182644
316.5 SSE Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
326.6 NNW Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL123646
336.8 WNW Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. TL051584
346.8 ENE Croxton, Cambridgeshire, S James (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] TL252592
356.9 WSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Peter de Merton, 8, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL050501
367 NNE Great Paxton, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] TL209641
377 NW Keysoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 14¼ cwt (~720 kg) in E. TL073624
387.1 WSW Bedford, Bedfordshire, S Paul (T), 12, 28-3-6 (1463 kg) in D. Mon. TL049496
397.3 E Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. [website] TL270551
407.3 E Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL270556
417.5 W Clapham, Bedfordshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 6, 5-3-20 (301 kg) in B♭. Fri. TL033524
427.5 NNE Diddington, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL190659
437.6 S Southill, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. TL145422
447.8 WSW Elstow, Bedfordshire, S Mary & S Helena, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Detached tower. Fri. TL048474
457.8 ENE Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, S Pandionia & S John, 4 U/R, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] TL268596
468 NNW Pertenhall, Bedfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. TL084654
478.3 W Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 9-1-1 (470 kg) in G. TL019561
488.4 WNW Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-16 (566 kg) in F♯. TL023583
498.4 NE Yelling, Cambridgeshire, Holy Cross (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] TL262624
508.4 NNE Offord D'Arcy, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Derelict; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TL216664