Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
2 Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, S Hilda (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE582786
3 Arreton, Isle of Wight, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SZ534867
4 Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
5 Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, Town Hall (T), 8, 20-3-14 (1060 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. NT999529
6 Birmingham, West Midlands, S Giles, Sheldon, 8, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. SP151846
7 Blaxhall, Suffolk, S Peter (T), 6, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in B♭. Anticlockwise. [website] TM356569
8 Bradfield St George, Suffolk, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,4-7 of 8. [website] TL907599
9 Bridstow, Herefordshire, S Bridget (GF), 8, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A♭. [website] SO584248
10 Broadwas, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in C♯. [website] SO754551
11 Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in E. Thu 18:30. SN415202
12 Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
13 Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
14 Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
15 Crickadarn, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SO089422
16 Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
17 Dodford, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SP612605
18 Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, S Augustine & S John (RC), 10, 22-3-2 (1157 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. O147338
19 Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
20 Gorseinon, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SS586987
21 Gosberton, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). TF237317
22 Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958
23 Great Hale, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. TF148429
24 Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
25 Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
26 Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S David (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SN534202
27 Llanblethian, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in G. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS984740
28 Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
29 Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, S Gwynno, & S Dyfodwg, 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present. ST046834
30 Llantrithyd, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (GF), 5 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST043727
31 Lundy Island, Devon, S Helen, 10, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in F♯. SS137439
32 Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
33 Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Mary V, 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-8 of 12. Tue. SM983015
34 Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
35 Penmark, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST058688
36 Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
37 Raithby, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. TF373670
38 Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. SJ021781
39 Rowington, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF;T), 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. Wed 14:00. [website] SP204692
40 Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
41 Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
42 Stoke Bliss, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO651628
43 Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
44 Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
45 Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
46 Thornhill, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G♯. Wed. SE253188
47 Tibberton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 5, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. [website] SO756218
48 Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
49 Water Newton, Cambridgeshire, S Remigius (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. TL108973