Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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155155.7 WNW Cumnor, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP461041
155255.8 SW West Meon, Hampshire, S John Ev, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. PN shared: Warnford; West Meon. Mon (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SU639241
155355.8 N Hemingford Abbots, Cambridgeshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♯. [website] TL282711
155455.8 ESE Bekesbourne, Kent, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. [website] TR194554
155555.8 SE Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
155655.9 N Brampton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (S), 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Mon 20:00. [website] TL214707
155755.9 NNE Dalham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in F. [website] TL724625
155855.9 NE Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
155955.9 ENE Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
156055.9 SSW Chichester, West Sussex, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 18-1-12 (933 kg) in E♭. Detached tower. Wed. SU859048
156155.9 NNW Podington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SP941626
156255.9 NE Lawshall, Suffolk, All Saints, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] TL864542
156356 W Ardington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6 U/R, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in A. Unringable. SU431883
156456 N St Ives, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL309715
156556 WNW Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
156656 SSW Felpham, West Sussex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-3-6 (600 kg) in A♭. Wed 20:00. SZ949998
156756 WNW Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Wed. SP530232
156856.1 NW Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. SP740498
156956.1 NW Piddington, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-2-23 (544 kg) in F♯. SP800546
157056.1 W Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
157156.1 W Lockinge, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. Unringable. SU428872
157256.1 WSW Laverstoke, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in A♭. No visiting bands at present. [website] SU487488
157356.1 NNE Moulton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL699641
157456.1 NNE Hargrave, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL766608
157556.2 WNW Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
157656.2 SW Funtington, West Sussex, S Mary (GF;S;T), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B♭. Tue. SU800081
157756.3 ENE Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
157856.3 N Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 16-0-21 (822 kg) in F♯. [website] TL240716
157956.3 NNW Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 19-2-24 (1002 kg) in E♭. SP863591
158056.3 ESE Chislet, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TR224643
158156.3 W Boxford, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] SU428716
158256.3 NE East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
158356.3 NNW Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (GF), 5, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. TL046676
158456.4 ESE Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
158556.4 N Houghton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (2nd). [website] TL281720
158656.4 NW Roade, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-2-17 (541 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Tue (alt) 19:00. SP757518
158756.4 N Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] TL237718
158856.4 WNW Appleton, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (T), 10, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in E. Fri. SP443015
158956.4 NNE Chevington, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL788601
159056.5 WNW Appleton, Oxfordshire, Workshop Campanile (The Balscote Ring) (GF), 12, 1-2-16 (83 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,4♯,5♯,8♯, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); one or more bells not hung : 6♭. SP443018
159156.5 NNW Grendon, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP878604
159256.5 NNW Denton, Northamptonshire, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. SP837579
159356.5 SW Hinton Ampner, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] SU597275
159456.5 NNW Wymington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP955644
159556.6 NW Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F♯. SP764529
159656.6 ENE Little Clacton, Essex, S James, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. TM166188
159756.7 NNE Gazeley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL719641
159856.7 NNW Tilbrook, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TL080692
159956.7 WNW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
160056.7 SE Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320