Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ickleford, Hertfordshire, S Katharine, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL182316
21.6 S Hitchin, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 12, 17-0-16 (871 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon. [website] TL184291
32.2 W Pirton, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 5, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TL147316
42.8 SE Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TL214285
52.9 SSE St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire, S Hippolytus (GF;T), 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL197271
63.5 SE Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 2-3-22 (150 kg) in E. TL216272
73.5 ENE Norton, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in A. [website] TL231344
83.7 N Arlesey, Bedfordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-15 (553 kg) in G. Fri. TL191375
93.7 SW Offley, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F. TL145268
103.9 WNW Shillington, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 5, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E♭. TL123339
113.9 SE Graveley, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL234281
123.9 NE Stotfold, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. TL220366
134 NW Meppershall, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. TL134359
144.1 ENE Baldock, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-2-22 (1356 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TL243339
154.5 N Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
164.9 N Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
174.9 SE Stevenage, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL240262
185.1 NW 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
195.1 SW Lilley, Hertfordshire, S Peter, 6, 6-0-24 (316 kg) in C. [website] TL118263
205.2 NW Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
215.2 SSW King's Walden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL160235
225.3 ESE Weston, Hertfordshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL265299
235.8 S St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed 20:00. [website] TL192222
246 W Barton le Clay, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Mon. TL085304
256.2 NNE Edworth, Bedfordshire, S George (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL222406
266.4 NNE Hinxworth, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TL237403
276.7 WNW Silsoe, Bedfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B. Mon. TL082355
286.9 E Wallington, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL292335
297 NNW Southill, Bedfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. TL145422
307.2 SSE Knebworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary & S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL230210
317.3 NE Ashwell, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL266397
327.5 ESE Walkern, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-16 (337 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TL292265
337.6 E Rushden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] TL305317
347.9 SE Aston, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL271226
358 WNW Flitton, Bedfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TL059358
368.1 N Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
378.1 S Kimpton, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL177185
388.3 ESE Ardeley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308271
398.3 SSE Codicote, Hertfordshire, S Giles, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue (confirm first). [website] TL218187
408.4 NNW Old Warden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. TL136443
418.4 SW Luton, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 12, 25-0-24 (1281 kg) in D. TL095211
428.5 ESE Cottered, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in F. [website] TL317292
438.6 NW Haynes, Bedfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. TL080411
448.6 WNW Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
458.7 SE Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
468.9 E Sandon, Hertfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Weston Hills Ringing Centre. [website] TL322345
479.3 SSE Datchworth, Hertfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G♯. [website] TL267192
489.5 N Northill, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-2-16 (947 kg) in E♭. Mon. TL148465
499.6 W Westoning, Bedfordshire, S Mary Magd, 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. TL028327
509.6 W Flitwick, Bedfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in G. [website] TL029342