Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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255175.5 WNW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
255275.5 W Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
255375.5 W Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
255475.6 E Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
255575.6 NW Kenilworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP285724
255675.6 NW Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F. PN shared: Salford Priors(1st); Aston Cantlow(exc 1st). Wed (exc 1st). [website] SP137598
255775.6 W Beckington, Somerset, S George (GF), 8, 16-2-25 (850 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST801516
255875.6 NNW Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 24-2-7 (1248 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP463831
255975.6 WNW Boddington, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SO894251
256075.6 NNW Willey, Warwickshire, S Leonard, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP496847
256175.7 NNW Gilmorton, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in G. PN shared with Kimcote. Tue (exc 2nd). SP570878
256275.7 NW Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
256375.7 NE Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
256475.8 WNW Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
256575.8 NE Nowton, Suffolk, S Peter, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TL863604
256675.8 NE Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL737713
256775.8 WSW Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
256875.8 ESE Hythe, Kent, S Leonard (T), 10, 19-3-3 (1005 kg) in E. Fri. [website] TR161349
256975.9 WNW Barnwood, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO858177
257075.9 WSW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
257175.9 N Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] TL126954
257275.9 NE Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
257375.9 W Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
257476 W Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
257576 E Chislet, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TR224643
257676 SW Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
257776 N Nassington, Northamptonshire, S Mary V & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL063961
257876.1 E Wickhambreaux, Kent, S Andrew, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TR219587
257976.1 WNW Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
258076.1 NNW Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. SP600897
258176.1 N Slawston, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP780945
258276.2 WNW Kemerton, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO945368
258376.2 ENE East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
258476.2 NW Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
258576.2 NW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
258676.2 WNW Tredington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in A. [website] SO904294
258776.2 NNW Church Langton, Leicestershire, S Peter, 8, 17-0-6 (866 kg) in E. SP723934
258876.2 N Alwalton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (T), 5, 8-0-8 (410 kg) in G♯. Mon (monthly: check). [website] TL133959
258976.2 NNW Saddington, Leicestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. SP658917
259076.3 NE Barton Mills, Suffolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL716738
259176.3 ENE Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
259276.3 NNW Peatling Parva, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in A♭. Wed. SP588896
259376.3 ESE Barham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 5, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:45. [website] TR209500
259476.4 ENE Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
259576.4 SW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
259676.4 ENE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
259776.4 NE Mildenhall, Suffolk, S Mary, 10, 16-3-23 (861 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] TL710746
259876.4 NW Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP153632
259976.4 SW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
260076.5 WNW Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032