Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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155155.6 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
155255.6 WSW Burghclere, Hampshire, The Ascension (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SU469610
155355.6 WSW Old Alresford, Hampshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Mon (2nd: check). [website] SU588336
155455.6 W Speen, Berkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU455678
155555.7 NNE Chevington, Suffolk, All Saints, 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. [website] TL788601
155655.7 WSW Northington, Hampshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-14 (311 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. [website] SU564373
155755.7 NNW Podington, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SP941626
155855.7 NW Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP689442
155955.8 SE Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
156055.8 N Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 8, 16-0-21 (822 kg) in F♯. [website] TL240716
156155.8 W Marcham, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] SU451968
156255.8 WNW Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 3, 8-3-8 (448 kg) in A. SP566283
156355.8 N Houghton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in G. PN rotates: Hilton; Houghton; Fenstanton; Holywell. Mon (2nd). [website] TL281720
156455.9 ESE Chislet, Kent, S Mary V, 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TR224643
156555.9 ENE Little Clacton, Essex, S James, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. TM166188
156655.9 NNE Gazeley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL719641
156755.9 N Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] TL237718
156855.9 SW Chalton, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SU731159
156955.9 WSW New Alresford, Hampshire, S John Bapt, 8, 15-3-18 (808 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Alresford School of Bell Ringing. Fri. [website] SU588326
157056 NW Piddington, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-2-23 (544 kg) in F♯. SP800546
157156 ESE Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
157256 NNW Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (GF), 5, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. TL046676
157356 NE Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
157456 WNW Kidlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 21-1-27 (1092 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP497148
157556 NW Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 5, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. SP740498
157656 ENE Tendring, Essex, S Edmund K&M, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in A. Tue. TM143241
157756.1 NE Whepstead, Suffolk, S Petronilla (T), 5, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B. [website] TL832582
157856.1 NE Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, S Peter, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] TL966477
157956.1 NNW Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 19-2-24 (1002 kg) in E♭. SP863591
158056.1 W Farnborough, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] SU435819
158156.2 WNW Cumnor, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP461041
158256.2 WNW Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Wed. SP530232
158356.2 N Hartford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] TL255725
158456.3 WNW Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
158556.3 NNW Wymington, Bedfordshire, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP955644
158656.3 NNW Tilbrook, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TL080692
158756.3 NW Roade, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-2-17 (541 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Tue (alt) 19:00. SP757518
158856.3 NNW Grendon, Northamptonshire, S Mary (T), 6, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F♯. Tue. SP878604
158956.4 NNW Denton, Northamptonshire, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. SP837579
159056.4 ESE Wickhambreaux, Kent, S Andrew, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TR219587
159156.4 NE Preston, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] TL945502
159256.5 W Ardington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6 U/R, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in A. Unringable. SU431883
159356.5 NNW Yelden, Bedfordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL011671
159456.5 NE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
159556.5 WNW Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
159656.5 SE Burmarsh, Kent, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in A♭. [website] TR101320
159756.5 NW Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F♯. SP764529
159856.6 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
159956.6 NNW Farndish, Bedfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SP927637
160056.6 ESE Lympne, Kent, S Stephen (T), 8, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TR119346