Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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275184.1 WSW Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
275284.2 NW Ashow, Warwickshire, Assumption of Our Lady (GF), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No regular ringing; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SP312702
275384.2 WNW Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
275484.2 NE Metfield, Suffolk, S John Bapt, 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TM294803
275584.2 WNW Withington, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP031156
275684.3 N Walpole St Andrew, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 15-2-16 (795 kg) in F. [website] TF501175
275784.3 WSW Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
275884.3 W Devizes, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E♭. [website] SU005616
275984.3 NW Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP330725
276084.3 N Sutton St James, Lincolnshire, S James (T), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. Tue PN alternates with Gedney; detached tower. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF396183
276184.3 W Heddington, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. [website] ST999662
276284.3 NNE Holme Hale, Norfolk, S Andrew, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed. TF887075
276384.3 SW Brighstone, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (T), 8, 7-1-15 (375 kg) in B♭. Fri 18:00. [website] SZ429827
276484.4 NE Mendham, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TM269829
276584.4 W Devizes, Wiltshire, S John, 8, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in D. [website] SU004612
276684.5 WNW Broadway, Worcestershire, S Eadburgha (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. [website] SP097362
276784.5 W Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
276884.5 NE Cookley, Suffolk, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. TM349753
276984.5 NNE West Winch, Norfolk, S Mary, 3 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. TF632158
277084.5 WSW Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
277184.6 NNW Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, S Andrew, 8, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in G. PN alternates: Blaby; Countesthorpe. Mon (alt). SP585954
277284.6 SW Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
277384.6 N Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. TF445185
277484.7 N Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Firmin (GF), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F. Fri. TF104168
277584.7 W Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
277684.7 NW Withybrook, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. [website] SP436841
277784.7 NNE North Runcton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8-0-5 (409 kg). Unringable. TF646158
277884.8 NW Leek Wootton, Warwickshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 7-3-4 (396 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] SP288687
277984.8 WNW Willersey, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP107396
278084.8 W Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
278184.8 NE Redenhall, Norfolk, Assumption of BVM (T), 8, 22-2-20 (1152 kg) in D. Thu. TM263843
278284.9 NE Theberton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 6-2-9 (334 kg) in B♭. Round tower. [website] TM437659
278384.9 W Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
278485 NE Forncett St Peter, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. Round tower. TM164928
278585 NE Wacton, Norfolk, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; round tower. TM179917
278685 NNE Deopham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable. TG049004
278785 NW Snitterfield, Warwickshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 16-0-16 (820 kg) in F. Thu 17:30. [website] SP218600
278885 NNE Hingham, Norfolk, S Andrew, 8, 16-1-0 (826 kg) in E. TG021021
278985.1 N Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 16-2-5 (841 kg) in E. Wed (not always: check). [website] TF568179
279085.1 NNW Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. Practices currently in abeyance. SK743056
279185.1 W Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
279285.1 NW Frolesworth, Leicestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP503906
279385.1 WNW Sevenhampton, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP032217
279485.2 N Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in F. TF053165
279585.2 W Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
279685.2 WNW Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, S Ecgwyn, 5 U/R, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SP119440
279785.2 NE Middleton, Suffolk, Holy Trinity, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TM429677
279885.3 W Potterne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. [website] ST995585
279985.3 NW Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SP526926
280085.3 W West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530