Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
22.5 NW Trevethin, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). SO283020
33.4 S Llanfrechfa, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, All Saints (GF), 8, 5-2-27 (292 kg) in B♭. Tue. ST320936
43.7 S Llantarnam, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 4-2-14 (235 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. ST306931
54.2 ESE Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
64.4 ENE Usk, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO379008
75 ESE Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
85.5 SSE Caerleon, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in B♭. Wed. ST339906
95.6 SSW Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
106.5 N Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
117.1 NNW Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
127.1 S Newport, Newport, Gwent, Wales, Cath Ch of S Woolos, 12, 21-2-20 (1101 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. ST308876
137.1 ENE Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039
147.6 E Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Jerome (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable. SO433005
157.7 SSW Bassaleg, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Basil, 8, 14-1-17 (732 kg) in F. ST277871
167.9 SSE Llanwern, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 5, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. ST370878
177.9 WSW Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
188.5 SW Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
198.7 SE Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing; rung from aisle : south. ST424908
208.9 E Wolvesnewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 5-1-3 (268 kg) in D. Ringing currently not permitted. ST454997
219 W Bedwellty, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Sannan (GF;T), 8, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Wed. SO166003
229.4 N Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
239.6 NE Tregaer, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SO417102
249.7 SSE Nash, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-18 (402 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. ST343836
2510 SSW Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
2610.2 NE Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
2710.3 SE Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
2810.5 S 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
2910.6 SW Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
3010.7 SSW Marshfield, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (T), 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. ST261825
3110.7 NW Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, Gwent, Wales, Christ Church (T), 8, 24-3-25 (1269 kg) in D. SO168088
3210.8 N Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
3310.9 ESE Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
3411 NNW Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
3511.2 SE Redwick, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas Ap (GF), 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST412841
3611.3 NNE Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 8, 4-2-4 (230 kg) in D. PN: by arrangement. SO398149
3711.5 NE Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
3811.6 ENE Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Clement (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Thu. SO477075
3912 SSW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
4012 SSW Peterstone Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, former ch of S Peter (GF), 8 U/R, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST267801
4112.1 SSW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
4212.4 SW Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
4312.4 ENE Trellech, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Mon. SO500054
4412.5 ESE Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
4513.2 NNW Llangattock, Powys, Wales, S Cattwg (GF;T), 8, 14-2-11 (742 kg) in F. SO210178
4613.3 ENE Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. No regular ringing; ropes fall in a straight line. SO492103
4713.5 WNW Rhymney, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S David, 6 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SO112080
4813.6 SW Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
4913.7 NE Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
5013.7 SSW Rumney, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine, 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in F♯. Mon. ST214791