Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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150183.3 NNW Steppingley, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. TL011354
150283.4 NNW Winslow, Buckinghamshire, S Laurence, 8, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SP769276
150383.5 WNW Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
150483.5 NW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r); PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SU206812
150583.5 NW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in G. Also, below, a ring of 6; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU206812
150683.5 N Great Chishill, Cambridgeshire, S Swithun, 5, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A♭. TL422388
150783.6 N Campton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. Tue. TL129380
150883.6 N Chrishall, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A♭. TL451386
150983.6 WNW Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
151083.6 WNW Chirton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in A. [website] SU073576
151183.6 NNE Great Sampford, Essex, S Michael, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable. TL642353
151283.6 NW Buckland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). SU342982
151383.6 NW Islip, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in G. Tue. SP526140
151483.6 N Henlow, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F♯. Tue. TL177387
151583.6 WNW Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
151683.6 NW Standlake, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP397036
151783.7 WNW Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
151883.7 NW Longcot, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU273907
151983.7 W Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
152083.7 NNW Ambrosden, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 20-1-6 (1031 kg) in E. SP602194
152183.7 WNW East Kennett, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 5 U/R, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SU117674
152283.8 NW Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, S Michael, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. SP416056
152383.8 NNW Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
152483.9 NW Wanborough, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-2-23 (950 kg) in E. PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU207825
152583.9 N Ashwell, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 18-3-10 (957 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TL266397
152684 NW Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
152784 NNE Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
152884 N Clifton, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in A♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. TL165392
152984 WNW Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
153084.1 NNE Halstead, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed. TL815306
153184.1 NNE Earls Colne, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 14-0-15 (718 kg) in F. TL860288
153284.2 W Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
153384.2 NW Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
153484.2 NNE Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
153584.3 N Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V (S), 12, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL537386
153684.3 N Elmdon, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in G. Mon. TL461396
153784.3 N Maulden, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL058380
153884.3 N Heydon, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. TL432399
153984.3 NNW Bow Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SP911344
154084.3 N Hinxworth, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] TL237403
154184.4 NNW Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SP647232
154284.4 N Royston, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 8 U/R, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; Building has suffered a devastating fire. [website] TL357406
154384.5 W Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
154484.6 NW Cassington, Oxfordshire, S Peter, 6, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. SP454106
154584.6 N Littlebury, Essex, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in F♯. 5th (9-0-4) is heavier than tenor. TL516394
154684.6 N Edworth, Bedfordshire, S George (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL222406
154784.6 NNW Addington, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP742284
154884.6 NNW Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, S James, 8, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in D. SP955362
154984.6 NNW Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in F♯. SP705267
155084.6 NW Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 10, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in F. Mon. SU240890