Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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295184.5 WNW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
295284.6 WSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
295384.6 NNW Little Dalby, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 3, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK774136
295484.6 WNW Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
295584.7 WSW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
295684.7 NE Dickleburgh, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in F♯. TM167824
295784.7 W Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
295884.7 NW Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
295984.7 NW Meriden, West Midlands, S Laurence (T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] SP252816
296084.7 NW Packwood, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:15. [website] SP169728
296184.8 W Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
296284.9 WNW Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
296385 NW Ullenhall, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 3-0-25 (164 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1,2♭,3𝄫,4-8 of 8. [website] SP120672
296485 WSW Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
296585 WNW Kemerton, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO945368
296685 NNE Ashill, Norfolk, S Nicholas (S;T), 8, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF883041
296785 W Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
296885 NE Wingfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in F. PN alternates: Fressingfield; Wingfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] TM229768
296985.1 NE Brockdish, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. TM204796
297085.1 W Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
297185.1 NNW Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 8, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in G. SK706119
297285.1 ENE Orford, Suffolk, S Bartholomew, 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. [website] TM422499
297385.1 NE New Buckenham, Norfolk, S Martin (T), 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. TM087905
297485.1 NW Barston, West Midlands, S Swithin (GF), 6, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C. Thu (2nd) 18:30. [website] SP207780
297585.2 NE Badingham, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] TM305683
297685.2 WNW Churchdown, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO882191
297785.2 NNW Belgrave, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in F. Church closed. SK592071
297885.3 WNW Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
297985.3 WNW Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
298085.3 W Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840
298185.3 WSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
298285.3 SW Sopley, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Hinton Admiral. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SZ156967
298385.3 W Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
298485.4 NNW Edmondthorpe, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. SK858175
298585.5 WSW Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
298685.5 NNE West Winch, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF632158
298785.5 WSW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
298885.5 WNW Staverton, Gloucestershire, S Catherine (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO889235
298985.6 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
299085.6 N Spalding, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Nicolas (GF;T), 8, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. TF250224
299185.6 NNW Barkby, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in E. Tue PN shared: Barkby; Queniborough. Tue (alt: check) 18:00. SK636098
299285.6 WSW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
299385.6 NNW Peckleton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. SK470008
299485.6 NNE Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 16-2-5 (841 kg) in E. Wed (not always: check). [website] TF568179
299585.7 NW Studley, Warwickshire, Nativity of BVM (T), 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP081637
299685.7 W Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
299785.7 ENE Sweffling, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st). [website] TM347638
299885.7 N Edenham, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 10, 15-3-25 (811 kg) in F. Thu. TF062218
299985.7 W Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
300085.7 NNW Great Dalby, Leicestershire, S Swithun (GF), 5, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in A♭. SK742144