Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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305190.7 SW Sopley, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Hinton Admiral. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SZ156967
305290.7 WSW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
305390.7 NE Mulbarton, Norfolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. TG194011
305490.7 N Surfleet, Lincolnshire, S Laurence (GF), 12, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in F♯. Tue (1st). TF251282
305590.7 NW Berkswell, West Midlands, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP243791
305690.8 NE Bungay, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. Mon (2nd). [website] TM336897
305790.8 WNW Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
305890.9 NW Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
305990.9 WNW Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
306090.9 WNW Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, S Mark (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO928219
306190.9 NNW Thurmaston, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-2-1 (534 kg) in A♭. SK610093
306291 NE Woodton, Norfolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-12 (374 kg) in A. Round tower. TM285946
306391 NNW Corby Glen, Lincolnshire, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. TF001249
306491.1 WNW Swindon Village, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; hexagonal tower. [website] SO934248
306591.1 W Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
306691.1 NNE Gressenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 10, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TF959155
306791.1 NNW Birstall, Leicestershire, S James Gt (GF;T), 8, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G♯. Thu (exc 2nd). SK596088
306891.1 WSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
306991.2 WSW Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E♭. [website] ST925425
307091.2 W Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
307191.2 NNW Queniborough, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. Tue PN shared: Barkby; Queniborough. Tue (alt: check) 18:00. SK650120
307291.2 NW Peckleton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. SK470008
307391.3 NNE Mattishall, Norfolk, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. TG053110
307491.3 NNW Stainby, Lincolnshire, S Peter, 4, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in A♭. SK905228
307591.4 NNW Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in A. Sat (check with contact) 10:00. SK520046
307691.4 N Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 4, 4-1-4 (218 kg) in C♯. TF069270
307791.4 NW Meriden, West Midlands, S Laurence (T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] SP252816
307891.4 NW Lapworth, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. [website] SP163710
307991.5 NE Hethersett, Norfolk, S Remigius, 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Thu. TG160049
308091.5 W Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
308191.5 NE Ilketshall St Andrew, Suffolk, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. TM379872
308291.5 NE Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; round tower. TG218009
308391.5 NE Brampton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] TM434815
308491.6 N Rippingale, Lincolnshire, S Andrew, 6, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. TF097278
308591.6 NW Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. SK453003
308691.6 NE Shotesham All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in F. TM246990
308791.6 NE Ditchingham, Norfolk, S Mary, 6, 12-3-12 (653 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 3rd, 4th). TM329922
308891.6 NNW Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in G♯. Fri. SK930241
308991.6 NNW Garthorpe, Leicestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK831209
309091.7 NW Oldberrow, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,1,4 of 4. [website] SP121659
309191.7 W Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
309291.7 N Irnham, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-3-22 (505 kg) in G♯. Also hung for ringing: 4♭ (old 3rd, to retain previous Dorian mode ring of 5). TF023266
309391.7 WNW Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
309491.8 W Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
309591.8 WNW Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
309691.8 NW Packwood, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:15. [website] SP169728
309791.8 NNE Great Massingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 4, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in G. TF798229
309891.8 WNW Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
309991.8 W Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
310091.8 NNW Freeby, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK803201