Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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160186.3 W Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
160286.3 NNW Whaddon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, 6, 14-2-21 (746 kg) in G. Thu. SP805340
160386.3 NE Thorrington, Essex, S Mary Magd, 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TM098196
160486.3 NNW Hillesden, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 9-0-12 (463 kg) in G♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP685287
160586.3 NNE Castle Hedingham, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-1-21 (581 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. PN: check with contact. TL784356
160686.3 NW Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
160786.3 WNW Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. [website] ST965399
160886.4 NNW Hulcote, Bedfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: non-diatonic. SP944388
160986.4 WNW West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
161086.5 NW South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. Wed (2nd, 4th). SU195879
161186.5 NNE Toppesfield, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch (T), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] TL739374
161286.5 NNE Ashdon, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 15-1-25 (786 kg) in F. Mon. TL580415
161386.5 N Great Chesterford, Essex, All Saints, 6 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Unringable. TL505427
161486.5 N Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL043414
161586.5 N Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] TL330440
161686.5 NNW Padbury, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. SP721309
161786.6 N Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL279441
161886.6 WNW 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
161986.6 NNE Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
162086.7 NW Sevenhampton, Wiltshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Unringable. SU209903
162186.7 NW Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
162286.7 NW Coleshill, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Shellingford. Thu (2nd). SU235937
162386.8 W Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
162486.8 NW Church Hanborough, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP425128
162586.8 W Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
162686.8 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Woughton on the Green (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). SP876375
162786.9 WNW Winterbourne Bassett, Wiltshire, S Katharine (GF), 3, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. SU101749
162886.9 NW Bladon, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B. Tue. SP449148
162986.9 W Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
163086.9 NW Swindon, Wiltshire, Christ Church (T), 10, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in D. Tue. SU157839
163186.9 NW Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
163287 NNW Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower. SP996411
163387 NNE Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
163487 W Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
163587.1 NW Ducklington, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 4-2-11 (234 kg) in B. SP358075
163687.1 N Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in E. PN shared: Meldreth; Melbourn. Wed (2nd). [website] TL382448
163787.1 NNW Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, S Mary & S Edburga (GF;T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. SP608260
163887.1 WNW Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (T), 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in E. [website] SU105763
163987.1 N Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in F. No regular ringing; rung from chancel. [website] TL494438
164087.2 NW Bampton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 8, 23-0-4 (1170 kg) in D. Mon. SP312033
164187.2 N Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, S Andrew, 10, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL187446
164287.2 NW Freeland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in D. SP413127
164387.2 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
164487.2 WNW Boyton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in G. Rung from porch. [website] ST950395
164587.3 WNW Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU037641
164687.3 NW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
164787.4 N Old Warden, Bedfordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. TL136443
164887.4 W Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
164987.5 NNW Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
165087.5 NNW Caversfield, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 5, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in D♭. SP580252