Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5001180.2 WNW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
5002180.2 WNW Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
5003180.2 NW Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
5004180.2 W Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
5005180.2 SW Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
5006180.3 W Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
5007180.3 W Clive, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 25-0-9 (1274 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SJ514240
5008180.3 WSW Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
5009180.3 NW Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire, Emmanuel (T), 8, 23-0-21 (1178 kg) in D. Tue. NZ661211
5010180.4 WNW Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
5011180.4 WNW Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
5012180.4 WSW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
5013180.4 WSW Tytherington, Gloucestershire, S James Greater (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Thu. ST668883
5014180.4 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
5015180.5 W Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
5016180.5 WSW English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO581158
5017180.5 W Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
5018180.6 W Goodrich, Herefordshire, S Giles, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. [website] SO572190
5019180.6 WSW Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 6, 20-2-1 (1042 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST699796
5020180.6 WSW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
5021180.6 W Dinedor, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in D. Unringable. SO533366
5022180.6 WNW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
5023180.7 W Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
5024180.7 WSW Doynton, Gloucestershire, Blessed Trinity (T), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] ST720741
5025180.7 NW Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
5026180.7 W Eye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♭. [website] SO496638
5027180.8 NW Rudby, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in A. Tue. NZ471066
5028180.8 WSW Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, S James Less, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. [website] ST680834
5029180.8 WNW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
5030180.8 W Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
5031180.8 W Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
5032180.8 SW Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in A. PN shared with Sopley. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SZ212959
5033180.9 WSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
5034180.9 W Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
5035180.9 W Marden, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. [website] SO511470
5036180.9 WSW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
5037181 WNW Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
5038181 WSW Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
5039181.1 W Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
5040181.1 W Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
5041181.2 W Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Chad, 12, 39-2-7 (2010 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue. [website] SJ488124
5042181.2 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
5043181.2 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
5044181.2 W Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
5045181.3 NW Ramsgill, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 3-3-23 (201 kg). Unringable. SE119709
5046181.3 WSW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
5047181.3 WSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
5048181.3 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
5049181.3 WSW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
5050181.3 W Hentland, Herefordshire, S Dubricius (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SO542263