Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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335196.8 NE Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TG260084
335296.8 W Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
335396.8 WNW Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4-6 of 6; former 3/6 missing since 1814 (when John Rudhall went bankrupt). [website] SO962557
335496.8 WSW Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
335596.8 N Bicker, Lincolnshire, S Swithin (T), 8, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. Tue (3rd: Apr-Oct). TF224378
335696.8 SW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
335796.8 WNW Chaceley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor (cracked canons); ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO855306
335896.8 NW Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
335996.8 WSW West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
336096.9 W Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
336196.9 NNW Old Dalby, Leicestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 4, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G. SK673235
336296.9 NNW Copt Oak, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in A. Thu. SK482128
336397 N Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF304385
336497 NNE Great Bircham, Norfolk, S Mary V, 5, 9-0-17 (465 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Thu 19:00. [website] TF770325
336597 W Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
336697 WNW Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
336797 NW Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
336897 WNW Hempsted, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF), 8, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SO813170
336997 WNW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
337097.1 WNW Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
337197.1 NNW Walton le Wolds, Leicestershire, S Mary, 5, 10-0-18 (516 kg) in A♭. SK591196
337297.1 W Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
337397.1 NNW Eaton, Leicestershire, S Denys (GF), 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in A. SK798290
337497.1 NNW 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
337597.1 NW Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
337697.1 WSW Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
337797.1 WNW Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence (GF), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. [website] SO827233
337897.2 N Swaton, Lincolnshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TF133375
337997.2 N Newton, Lincolnshire, S Botolph (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G♯. TF047362
338097.3 NW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Giles, Sheldon, 8, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. SP151846
338197.3 NE Aldeby, Norfolk, S Mary, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Not well in tune. TM450933
338297.3 W Beckington, Somerset, S George (GF), 8, 16-2-25 (850 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST801516
338397.3 W Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
338497.3 WNW Tirley, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] SO840285
338597.4 N Frampton, Lincolnshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Frampton; Kirton in Holland; Sutterton; Wigtoft. Thu (on a rota basis). TF325391
338697.4 WSW Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
338797.4 NW Congerstone, Leicestershire, S Mary V, 5, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A. Thu (confirm first). SK366054
338897.4 W Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
338997.5 WNW Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
339097.5 NE Surlingham, Norfolk, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-11 (399 kg) in B♭. Round tower. TG305065
339197.5 NNW Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, S Mary & S Peter (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK882326
339297.6 WSW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
339397.6 W Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
339497.6 W Eastington, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO782057
339597.7 WNW Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. [website] SO793124
339697.7 WNW Maisemore, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO813216
339797.7 NW Shackerstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G♯. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK374067
339897.8 NNW Knipton, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK824311
339997.8 NNW Long Clawson, Leicestershire, S Remigius (GF), 8, 17-1-12 (882 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Tue. SK722271
340097.8 NE Kessingland, Suffolk, S Edmund, 6, 13-0-9 (665 kg) in F. Thu. TM527862