Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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295182.8 NW Hampton in Arden, West Midlands, S Mary & S Bartholomew (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] SP202807
295282.8 W Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in B. Wed. [website] ST664761
295382.8 WNW Awre, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO708080
295482.9 NNW Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Catharine (T), 6, 12-3-7 (651 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK676032
295582.9 NW White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
295682.9 NNW Knighton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SK599012
295782.9 WSW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
295882.9 W Downhead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 3, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in C. [website] ST691461
295982.9 E Sandwich, Kent, S Peter, 8 U/R, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; manual curfew rung: daily at 20:00 on tenor (only bell ringable); tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR330581
296083 NE Barking, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TM076535
296183 SW Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
296283 WSW Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory (T), 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST781187
296383 ENE Bramford, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10-3-6 (549 kg) in G. [website] TM127462
296483 WNW Staunton, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in G. [website] SO781292
296583 NE Combs, Suffolk, S Mary, 4 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; future plans: To be augmented to 10 using the 8 from Hunslet, Leeds & 2 trebles in a new frame. The 4 existing bells will be hung dead for chiming in the existing frame; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5. [website] TM051569
296683 W Marksbury, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6 U/R, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST666623
296783.1 NW Salter Street, West Midlands, S Patrick, 5, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A. [website] SP122748
296883.1 WNW Berkeley, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 10, 21-1-3 (1081 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. [website] ST684990
296983.1 W Tytherington, Gloucestershire, S James Greater (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Thu. ST668883
297083.1 NW Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
297183.1 NNW Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
297283.1 N Braunston, Rutland, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G. Wed (alt). SK832065
297383.1 E Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
297483.1 WSW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
297583.1 NNW Enderby, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. SP537994
297683.1 NE Ixworth, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL931703
297783.1 ENE Harkstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM193352
297883.2 W Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
297983.2 W Timsbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST667586
298083.2 WSW Stoke Trister, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (alt). [website] ST736287
298183.2 N Uffington, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. TF061077
298283.2 NE Elveden, Suffolk, Memorial Tower of S Patrick & S Andrew, 8, 17-2-20 (898 kg) in E. Detached tower. [website] TL822799
298383.2 WNW Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
298483.3 NW Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
298583.3 N Hambleton, Rutland, S Andrew (GF), 5, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in G. SK899075
298683.3 NE Wetherden, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. [website] TM008627
298783.3 NE Stowlangtoft, Suffolk, S George, 4, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A♭. [website] TL957682
298883.3 NNW Leicester, Leicestershire, S Andrew, Aylestone (T), 8, 15-3-21 (810 kg) in F. Wed. SK571010
298983.3 NNW Evington, Leicestershire, S Denys (GF;T), 6, 16-0-24 (824 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK627027
299083.3 NNW Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
299183.3 WNW Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 20-0-7 (1019 kg) in E♭. Detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO717139
299283.4 N Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. Practices currently in abeyance. SK743056
299383.4 WNW Arlingham, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] SO706106
299483.4 W Farmborough, Somerset, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST661605
299583.5 WNW Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
299683.5 W Keynsham, Somerset, S John Bapt (S), 8, 24-3-27 (1270 kg) in D. Thu. [website] ST654688
299783.5 NE Baylham, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM102515
299883.5 NNW Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
299983.6 N Maxey, Cambridgeshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F♯. [website] TF119079
300083.6 NE Stowmarket, Suffolk, S Peter & S Mary (S;T), 8, 20-0-27 (1028 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TM049586