Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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195163.6 W Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU098735
195263.6 W Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
195363.7 NNW Brixworth, Northamptonshire, All Saints, 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in E. Fri. SP747712
195463.7 W Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3,5 of 5. SU097719
195563.7 NE Stanstead, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : treble; one bell (or more) from ring unhung; unringable. [website] TL843493
195663.7 NNW Daventry, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 10, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SP574625
195763.7 SSW Brading, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SZ606873
195863.7 NNW Spratton, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F. SP717700
195963.8 N Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. [website] TL230780
196063.8 NW Brailes, Warwickshire, S George, 6, 29-0-19 (1482 kg) in C. [website] SP315393
196163.8 ESE Aldington, Kent, S Martin, 6, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F. Wed (2nd, 4th: check). [website] TR074361
196263.8 ESE Newchurch, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. [website] TR053313
196363.9 NW Sutton under Brailes, Warwickshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 5, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] SP298374
196463.9 NW Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Only limited ringing allowed; No mains electricity in tower. [website] SP411502
196563.9 ENE Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
196663.9 NW Cherington, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-3-22 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SP291365
196763.9 NNW East Haddon, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-0-22 (772 kg) in E. SP667681
196864 E Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
196964 NNW Old, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SP785731
197064 WNW Sherborne, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G♯. [website] SP168147
197164 NNW Scaldwell, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;S;T), 5, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. PN shared: Walgrave (occasionally only); Scaldwell(1,3,5). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th) 19:00. [website] SP768725
197264 WSW Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
197364 NE Somerton, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,4♯ of 5. [website] TL810530
197464 N Cranford St John, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. SP927770
197564.1 N Broughton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. [website] TL280779
197664.1 W Purton, Wiltshire, S Mary, 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in C♯. Fri. SU096871
197764.1 NW Wormleighton, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SP447539
197864.1 NE Acton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in F♯. [website] TL892452
197964.1 NNW Staverton, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 6, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Thu. SP540611
198064.1 ESE Petham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR130512
198164.2 N Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF), 4 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken Large piece broken out of tenor; unringable. SP923772
198264.2 E Canterbury, Kent, S Stephen, Hackington, 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TR148591
198364.2 WNW Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
198464.2 W Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
198564.2 ESE Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
198664.2 NW Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SP471561
198764.2 NW Priors Marston, Warwickshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SP489576
198864.3 WSW Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in A. [website] SU174344
198964.3 NE Ousden, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 14-1-10 (728 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL735595
199064.3 N Thrapston, Northamptonshire, S James, 8, 14-0-7 (714 kg) in F♯. Fri. SP996786
199164.4 ESE Elmsted, Kent, S James Gt (GF;T), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6. [website] TR116449
199264.4 ESE Sellindge, Kent, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. [website] TR093384
199364.4 WNW Wyck Rissington, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 4, 6-0-19 (313 kg) in B. [website] SP191214
199464.4 E Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
199564.4 N Twywell, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in B. 5th (7-0-0) is heavier than tenor. SP951781
199664.4 N Hamerton, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in F♯. [website] TL137796
199764.5 E Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
199864.5 NE Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
199964.5 W Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
200064.5 NNW Barton Seagrave, Northamptonshire, S Botolph, 8, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. Mon. SP888770