Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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165188.6 N Barrington, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] TL396499
165288.6 NW Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
165388.6 NNW Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. Mon. SP743336
165488.7 W Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
165588.7 NNE Clare, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL769454
165688.7 NNE Kedington, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TL704470
165788.8 WNW 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
165888.8 WNW Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
165988.8 NNE Mistley, Essex, S Mary & S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TM113317
166088.8 NNE Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
166188.8 NNW Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, S Mary & S Edburga (GF;T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. SP608260
166288.9 W Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
166388.9 NW Aston, Oxfordshire, S James (GF), 6, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in G. Wed. SP342030
166489 N Potton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. TL228494
166589 NNE 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
166689 N Orwell, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F♯. [website] TL362505
166789 W Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
166889.1 NNW Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2-5 of 8. SP906417
166989.1 NW South Leigh, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 8, 10-1-26 (533 kg) in G. Wed. SP393090
167089.1 W Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
167189.2 NNW Wootton, Bedfordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 14-3-26 (761 kg) in F. TL003450
167289.2 N Harston, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-1-24 (481 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] TL417509
167389.2 N Sandy, Bedfordshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. TL173490
167489.3 W Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
167589.3 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Cross & Stable, Downs Barn (T), 8, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in C. SP863404
167689.3 WNW 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
167789.4 NNE Foxearth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul, 8 U/R, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL835447
167889.4 NNW Caversfield, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 5, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in D♭. SP580252
167989.4 NW Bladon, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B. Tue. SP449148
168089.5 NW Church Hanborough, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP425128
168189.5 WNW All Cannings, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in E. [website] SU069615
168289.5 NNW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
168389.6 NNE Boxford, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 21-2-10 (1097 kg) in E♭. [website] TL962404
168489.6 NW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
168589.6 NNW Cardington, Bedfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 19-1-1 (978 kg) in E. Fri. TL086478
168689.7 N Cople, Bedfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-22 (416 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; 5th (8-1-22) is heavier than tenor. TL103484
168789.7 N Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL453516
168889.8 NNW Beachampton, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP770370
168989.8 NNE Pentlow, Essex, S George & S Gregory, 5, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Round tower. TL812461
169089.8 NNE Barnardiston, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TL711487
169189.8 NNW Thornton, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP752362
169289.8 NNW Elstow, Bedfordshire, S Mary & S Helena, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in G. Detached tower. Fri. TL048474
169389.8 N Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] TL458518
169489.8 N Balsham, Cambridgeshire, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 13-0-14 (667 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL587508
169589.9 NW Freeland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in D. SP413127
169689.9 NNE Cavendish, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. [website] TL804465
169789.9 WNW Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
169889.9 NNE Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420
169990 N Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-19 (682 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL403521
170090 N Hauxton, Cambridgeshire, S Edmund, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. [website] TL435521