Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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285186.6 NNE Sporle, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 4-bell chime; derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TF849114
285286.6 NW Coventry, West Midlands, Ruined Cath Ch of S Michael, 12, 33-3-6 (1717 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SP335789
285386.6 NE Darsham, Suffolk, All Saints, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] TM420699
285486.7 NNW Whetstone, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Wed. SP557975
285586.7 NW Wolvey, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in G. [website] SP430879
285686.7 WNW Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
285786.7 W Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour (T), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST965539
285886.8 WNW Toddington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SP035330
285986.8 WSW Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
286086.8 NE Tacolneston, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 8-1-10 (424 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. TM149955
286186.8 WSW Baverstock, Wiltshire, S Editha (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU028315
286286.9 NE St James South Elmham, Suffolk, S James, 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] TM322812
286386.9 NNW Lowesby, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. SK723074
286486.9 NE Long Stratton, Norfolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in G♯. Round tower. Mon. TM196922
286586.9 NE Chediston, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] TM358777
286686.9 NW Sapcote, Leicestershire, All Saints, 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SP488931
286787 WNW Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
286887 NNE Shipdham, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in F♯. Thu. TF957073
286987 WSW 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
287087 NNW Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, S Medardus (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. TF012180
287187.1 NNW Ashwell, Rutland, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Unringable. SK865137
287287.1 W Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
287387.1 NNW Evington, Leicestershire, S Denys (GF;T), 6, 16-0-24 (824 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK627027
287487.1 NNW Thurnby, Leicestershire, S Luke, 8, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in E. SK647039
287587.1 NNW Somerby, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. SK779104
287687.1 NE Bramfield, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Detached tower; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] TM398737
287787.1 W Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
287887.1 WSW Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
287987.2 NE Homersfield, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. TM285854
288087.2 N Bourne, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-1-4 (777 kg) in F♯. TF096199
288187.2 NNW Knighton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SK599012
288287.2 N Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, S Clement (T), 8, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon (not always: check). [website] TF551204
288387.2 NE St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, S George (or S Cross), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. [website] TM299842
288487.2 WNW Badsey, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SP070431
288587.2 NNW Narborough, Leicestershire, All Saints, 6, 20-0-16 (1023 kg) in E. Thu (not always: check). SP540975
288687.3 W Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
288787.3 NW Claverdon, Warwickshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in F♯. Fri 16:30. [website] SP198645
288887.4 WNW Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
288987.4 W Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
289087.4 NW Foleshill, West Midlands, S Laurence, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,1,3 of 4. [website] SP353825
289187.4 NE Alburgh, Norfolk, All Saints, 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. Mon (4th). TM270872
289287.4 NNE Clenchwarton, Norfolk, S Margaret (GF), 5, 6-3-7 (346 kg) in A♭. [website] TF589202
289387.4 WNW Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146
289487.4 W Ashley, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST931947
289587.5 WSW Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
289687.5 WSW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
289787.5 NNW Pickwell, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in F♯. SK785113
289887.5 NNE King's Lynn, Norfolk, Minster Ch of S Margaret, 10, 28-1-4 (1437 kg) in C. TF617198
289987.5 NW Croft, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP510960
290087.6 NE Fundenhall, Norfolk, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from chancel. TM152968