Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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4301142.3 W Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
4302142.3 NW Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
4303142.3 NW Stoke Bliss, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO651628
4304142.3 NW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
4305142.3 W Exmouth, Devon, S Margaret, Littleham (T), 8, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G. Mon. SY028813
4306142.4 NNE East Rudham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed. TF827282
4307142.4 NNW Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
4308142.4 NW Marden, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. [website] SO511470
4309142.4 NW Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
4310142.5 NW Rock, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO731711
4311142.5 SW St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, S Peter A&M, (Town Church) (S), 8, 21-1-12 (1085 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] WV337783
4312142.5 W Clayhanger, Devon, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. ST021229
4313142.5 N Quadring, Lincolnshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F♯. Tue (4th: Apr-Oct). TF224341
4314142.6 NW Kingstone, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO424357
4315142.6 WNW Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
4316142.6 NW Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
4317142.7 N Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire, S Botolph & S John Bapt, 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in F. PN shared: Branston; Croxton Kerrial; Harston; Saltby; Sproxton. Mon (check with contact). SK835295
4318142.7 W Uplowman, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in G♯. ST013155
4319142.7 W Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
4320142.8 WNW Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
4321142.8 NNW Nether Broughton, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 3, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in A. SK695262
4322142.8 NNE Halvergate, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. TG417066
4323142.8 NNW Wymeswold, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in F♯. Tue. SK603234
4324142.8 N Stroxton, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in B. SK902310
4325142.8 NW Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
4326142.9 NNW Long Clawson, Leicestershire, S Remigius (GF), 8, 17-1-12 (882 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Tue. SK722271
4327142.9 NNW Eaton, Leicestershire, S Denys (GF), 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in A. SK798290
4328143 SW St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, S Mark Ev, 6, 9-2-16 (490 kg) in G. Fri. [website] WV654491
4329143 N Folkingham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Tue. TF071337
4330143 NNW Upper Broughton, Nottinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 5, 6-1-23 (328 kg) in B♭. Thu. SK683262
4331143 NW Burghill, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO479445
4332143 N Billingborough, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in A♭. TF117342
4333143 NW Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
4334143 N Branston, Leicestershire, S Guthlac (GF), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B. PN shared: Branston; Croxton Kerrial; Harston; Saltby; Sproxton. Mon (check with contact). SK809295
4335143 WNW Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, Christ Church (GF;T), 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST132801
4336143.1 WNW Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
4337143.1 NNW Packington, Leicestershire, Holy Rood (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. SK358144
4338143.1 NW Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
4339143.1 NNW Grace Dieu, Leicestershire, Manor House School Chapel, 6, 1-2-22 (86 kg) in A. Ringing by arrangement noting that the school closed in July 2020. SK437179
4340143.1 NNW Shepshed, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. Fri. SK480196
4341143.1 NNW Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in F. SK543219
4342143.1 W Halberton, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 17-2-6 (892 kg) in E. Wed. ST005129
4343143.1 NNE North Burlingham, Norfolk, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; no sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5; bells are maiden and listed. TG365101
4344143.2 NNW Little Aston, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Tue. SK092003
4345143.2 N Algarkirk, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel crossing. TF291352
4346143.2 WNW Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
4347143.2 W Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
4348143.3 NW Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
4349143.3 N Sutterton, Lincolnshire, S Mary BV, 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF284355
4350143.4 NW Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868