Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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340196.3 SW Mottisfont, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 6-0-23 (315 kg) in A♭. [website] SU325267
340296.3 NW Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
340396.3 NNW Branston, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted; PN rotates: Nocton; Blankney; Potterhanworth; Branston. [website] TF021673
340496.4 WNW Redditch, Worcestershire, S Peter, Ipsley (T), 6, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G♯. [website] SP065665
340596.5 SW Alverstoke, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ601988
340696.5 W Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
340796.6 NNW South Muskham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 3, 9-3-21 (505 kg) in A♭. SK793573
340896.6 WNW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
340996.7 NW Melbourne, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF), 12, 15-1-24 (786 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Tue. [website] SK389249
341096.7 WNW Wishaw, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B♭. [website] SP176945
341196.7 NW Shardlow, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in G. Tue. SK437303
341296.7 WNW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Edburgha, Yardley, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SP134863
341396.7 NNW Upton, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in G♯. SK736542
341496.8 WSW North Newnton, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SU130576
341596.8 NW Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
341696.9 WSW Alton Priors, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-14 (298 kg) in D♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. SU109621
341796.9 N Hemingby, Lincolnshire, S Margaret, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Mon 18:30. TF237744
341897 NW Woodborough, Nottinghamshire, S Swithun (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. SK631477
341997 WNW Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
342097.1 WSW Newton Tony, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU217402
342197.1 NW Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 5-1-14 (273 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK507377
342297.1 W Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
342397.1 SW East Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Lockerley; East Tytherley. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SU292290
342497.1 NW Breaston, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK459335
342597.1 NNW North Muskham, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid (T), 6, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SK798585
342697.2 WSW Upavon, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 14-1-21 (733 kg) in F♯. [website] SU135550
342797.2 SW Southampton, Hampshire, S Barnabas (GF), 6, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in F♯. Thu (check with contact). [website] SU421134
342897.2 SW Romsey, Hampshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Ethelflaeda, 8, 22-1-23 (1141 kg) in D♭. Wed. [website] SU351212
342997.3 WNW Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898
343097.3 NW Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in A. Thu. SK524397
343197.3 W Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
343297.3 NW Aston on Trent, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK414293
343397.3 NW Weston on Trent, Derbyshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK397275
343497.4 W Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
343597.4 NW Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
343697.5 WNW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
343797.5 NW Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, S Margaret, Aspley (T), 8, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G♯. Mon. SK541417
343897.5 WSW Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714
343997.6 SW Hamble, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU480067
344097.6 NW Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, S Leodegarius, Basford (T), 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. SK552427
344197.6 W Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
344297.7 NW Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, S Helen, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK488373
344397.7 NNW Southwell, Nottinghamshire, Cath Ch of BVM, 12, 25-1-3 (1284 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; anticlockwise. Tue. [website] SK701538
344497.7 NNW Swinderby, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B. 4th (5-1-2) is heavier than tenor. SK868631
344597.7 SW Lockerley, Hampshire, S John, 6, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. PN shared: Lockerley; East Tytherley. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU298266
344697.7 NW Daybrook, Nottinghamshire, S Paul, 8, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in G. Fri. SK579451
344797.7 SW Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
344897.7 SW West Tytherley, Hampshire, S Peter, 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU273297
344997.8 SW Southampton, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 21-2-8 (1096 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (4th, 5th). [website] SU426116
345097.8 W Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462