Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5151143.2 WNW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
5152143.2 WNW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
5153143.3 SW Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
5154143.3 WNW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
5155143.4 NW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
5156143.4 WSW Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] SO373433
5157143.5 WSW Warmley, Gloucestershire, S Barnabas, 8, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST673732
5158143.5 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
5159143.5 WSW Trellech, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Mon. SO500054
5160143.5 SSW Ryde, Isle of Wight, S Michael & All Angels, Swanmore (T), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; church closed; ringing prohibited; tuning: 2,3,3 of 3. [website] SZ587913
5161143.5 WSW Tyberton, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SO380398
5162143.6 WSW Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SO456156
5163143.6 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
5164143.6 SW Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
5165143.7 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
5166143.7 SW Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
5167143.7 WSW Kentchurch, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-5 (383 kg) in B♭. Thu (alt). [website] SO419256
5168143.7 WSW Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST603840
5169143.7 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
5170143.7 W Whittington, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] SJ326312
5171143.8 SW Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
5172143.8 SW Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
5173143.9 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
5174143.9 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Jude (GF;T), 8, 6-0-25 (316 kg) in D♭. Detached tower. SD700281
5175143.9 WSW Frenchay, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-1-3 (217 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST639774
5176143.9 WNW St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
5177143.9 SW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
5178144 WNW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
5179144 WNW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
5180144.1 W Stowe, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SO310737
5181144.1 WSW Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST622797
5182144.2 SW Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
5183144.2 WNW Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
5184144.2 SW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
5185144.2 WNW Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
5186144.2 W Kinnersley, Herefordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. [website] SO345496
5187144.3 W Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
5188144.3 WSW Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Clement (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Thu. SO477075
5189144.3 W Lyonshall, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO330562
5190144.3 WNW St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
5191144.4 WSW Kelston, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. [website] ST698669
5192144.4 WSW Bitton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST681693
5193144.4 W Presteigne, Powys, Wales, S Andrew, 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (exc 1st). [website] SO315645
5194144.4 WNW St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
5195144.5 NNW Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
5196144.5 NNW Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
5197144.6 WSW Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 16-1-24 (836 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). ST535939
5198144.7 NW Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
5199144.7 NW Middlesmoor, North Yorkshire, S Chad, 6, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in F♯. SE092741
5200144.7 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Mary V, 10, 25-1-14 (1289 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SD683279