Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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2401104 NNW Wilby, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. SP866661
2402104 N Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, S Mary V, 10, 22-1-0 (1130 kg) in E♭. SP961685
2403104 N Chelveston, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP988691
2404104.1 WNW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
2405104.1 NNE Buxhall, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F♯. Future plans: To be become 8.. Tue (1st, 3rd). TM002576
2406104.1 NNE Barham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-3-20 (606 kg) in G♯. TM136509
2407104.1 W Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey Ch of S Mary V, 8, 46-0-5 (2339 kg) in B♭. The heaviest ring of eight bells. Tue. [website] ST638165
2408104.1 WNW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
2409104.1 NW Great Wolford, Warwickshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-7 (600 kg) in F♯. [website] SP250345
2410104.2 N Ellington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 4, 9-0-19 (466 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TL160717
2411104.2 NNW Hornton, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders. SP392450
2412104.2 WNW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
2413104.2 WNW Milton Clevedon, Somerset, S James, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. [website] ST664377
2414104.2 NNE Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
2415104.2 NW Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
2416104.2 N Wicken, Cambridgeshire, S Laurence (T), 5, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. [website] TL577705
2417104.3 WNW Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
2418104.3 N Hartford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] TL255725
2419104.3 WNW Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
2420104.3 N Covington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:30. [website] TL054707
2421104.3 NNE Kennett, Cambridgeshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] TL699683
2422104.4 W Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY630992
2423104.4 NNW Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
2424104.4 NNW Harpole, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-1-12 (628 kg) in F♯. Thu. SP690609
2425104.4 NNW Northampton, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt, Kingsthorpe, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. SP746631
2426104.4 N Hargrave, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2,3,4,6 of 12. TL036706
2427104.4 NNE Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk, S Martin, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] TM191484
2428104.5 NNE Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
2429104.5 W Lillington, Dorset, S Martin, 5, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. [website] ST629127
2430104.5 NNE Great Finborough, Suffolk, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TM013579
2431104.5 NW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
2432104.5 WNW Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
2433104.6 W Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
2434104.7 NNW Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, All Hallows, 8, 28-1-19 (1444 kg) in D. Tue. SP891679
2435104.7 NNW Claydon, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP456500
2436104.7 W Frampton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. [website] SY626949
2437104.7 NNE Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unsuitable for inexperienced ringers. [website] TL663697
2438104.7 NW Longborough, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 6, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in F♯. [website] SP178297
2439104.8 WNW West Cranmore, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST668433
2440104.8 NNE Rougham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TL911625
2441104.8 NW Naunton, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SP112234
2442104.8 NNW Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in G. SP838666
2443104.8 NNW Everdon, Northamptonshire, S Mary BV (GF), 5, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP594574
2444104.8 NW Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, S David, 8, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SP205322
2445104.8 NNE Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
2446104.8 NNW Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 14-3-2 (750 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. SP633592
2447104.9 NNE Hessett, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 5 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL936618
2448104.9 NNE 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
2449104.9 WNW Dunkerton, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. Wed. [website] ST711593
2450104.9 W North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270