Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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145153.2 NNE 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
145253.2 NNE Barrington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TL396499
145353.2 N Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP993595
145453.3 NNW Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 5, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. SP736555
145553.3 N Bozeat, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 16-2-6 (841 kg) in E. Thu. SP906592
145653.3 NW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401
145753.4 E Lower Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] TQ860674
145853.4 ESE East Sutton, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ827495
145953.4 NNW Wootton, Northamptonshire, S George M (GF), 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in E♭. Tue. SP762565
146053.4 NNE Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL270556
146153.5 ESE Hollingbourne, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TQ843550
146253.5 ESE Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ776361
146353.5 NNW Gayton, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in F♯. SP705547
146453.5 NNW Culworth, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in E. SP544469
146553.5 NW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 10, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 12-bell chime. Wed. SP453405
146653.5 WNW Taynton, Oxfordshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. SP234135
146753.5 SE Brightling, East Sussex, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Thu. TQ683210
146853.6 W Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mark (T), 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU143847
146953.6 WNW Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
147053.6 E Newington juxta Sittingbourne, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ862653
147153.6 N Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 19-2-24 (1002 kg) in E♭. SP863591
147253.6 ESE Broomfield, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 3-3-2 (191 kg) in C. [website] TQ839524
147353.6 W Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
147453.7 NNW Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A. SP573490
147553.7 NNW Cold Higham, Northamptonshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A♭. SP662535
147653.7 NE Duxford, Cambridgeshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in G. 5th (8-2-10) is heavier than tenor. Mon. [website] TL480459
147753.8 NW Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
147853.8 NNE Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (T), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in F. Wed. TL170588
147953.8 WSW Allington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SU204393
148053.9 W West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
148153.9 WNW Kempsford, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU161964
148253.9 W Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
148354 NNW Pattishall, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SP671542
148454.1 N Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire, S Laurence, 6, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in F. Wed. SP822590
148554.1 E Bicknor, Kent, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune. [website] TQ860588
148654.1 NW Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
148754.1 E Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
148854.2 ENE Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
148954.2 NNW Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, S Edmund (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP763578
149054.2 SE Hailsham, East Sussex, S Mary (S;T), 8, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. TQ591095
149154.3 NNE Great Eversden, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. [website] TL366533
149254.3 N Grendon, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP878604
149354.3 ESE Hawkhurst, Kent, S Laurence (T), 8, 23-0-19 (1177 kg) in E♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ755294
149454.3 WSW Winterslow, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-16 (604 kg) in F♯. Rung from porch. [website] SU228325
149554.3 ESE Frittenden, Kent, S Mary, 8, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TQ813409
149654.3 NW Churchill, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in G. SP283240
149754.4 NE Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
149854.4 NW Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in E. Thu. SP354331
149954.4 NNE Harston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] TL417509
150054.4 NNW Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 5, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. SP714566