Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wenvoe, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. No regular ringing. ST121726
21.3 SE St Andrews Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tower unsafe. ST138714
32.1 S Merthyr Dyfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Dyfan & S Teilo, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST114694
42.2 WNW St Nicholas, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. ST090743
53.3 SE Sully, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Wed 18:30. ST151683
63.4 NW Peterston-super-Ely, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (GF), 6, 10-0-18 (516 kg) in A♭. Only limited ringing allowed. ST082764
73.7 WNW Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740
84 NNE Llandaff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 12, 24-1-15 (1239 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] ST155781
94.1 E Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine (S;T), 8, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. Wed. ST188720
104.4 ENE Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt, 10, 25-0-23 (1280 kg) in D. Thu. ST182764
114.5 SSW Porthkerry, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Curig (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST082666
124.6 WNW Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
134.6 WSW 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
144.7 WSW Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 6, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST051702
154.7 N Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, Christ Church (GF;T), 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST132801
164.8 W 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
175 NNE Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F. Wed. ST153800
186.6 W St Hilary, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Hilary, 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in B. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST016732
196.6 NNE Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
207 NE Rumney, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine, 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in F♯. Mon. ST214791
217.1 WSW St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Tathan, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. Unringable. ST017680
227.5 W St Mary Church, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. ST001715
238 W Cowbridge, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, Holy Cross, 8, 15-3-13 (806 kg) in E. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS994746
248.1 NW 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
258.4 NE Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
268.5 W 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
278.5 NE St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
288.8 NNE Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
299 WSW Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
3010 WSW Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
3110.2 ENE Peterstone Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, former ch of S Peter (GF), 8 U/R, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST267801
3210.2 N Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
3310.4 NE Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
3410.6 NE Marshfield, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (T), 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. ST261825
3510.7 NNE Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
3611 WNW St Mary Hill, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 4, 5-1-5 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. SS957793
3711.3 NNW Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 12-2-21 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check). ST071901
3811.6 NNE Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
3912.1 ENE St Brides Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST292823
4013.2 NE Bassaleg, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Basil, 8, 14-1-17 (732 kg) in F. ST277871
4113.4 WNW Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
4213.9 ESE Weston super Mare, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST317619
4313.9 NNE Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
4414.2 W St Brides Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Mon. SS894750
4514.3 WNW Bridgend, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, Newcastle, 8, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in F. No regular ringing. SS902800
4614.4 ESE Kewstoke, Somerset, S Paul, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Mon & Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST334633
4714.5 NE Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
4814.8 NE Newport, Newport, Gwent, Wales, Cath Ch of S Woolos, 12, 21-2-20 (1101 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. ST308876
4915 SE Uphill, Somerset, S Nicholas, Old Church (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G♯. Access to church by steep footpath. ST316583
5015 SE Brean, Somerset, S Bridget (GF;T), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Rung from porch. Fri 16:00. [website] ST296559