Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
22.6 N Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
33.6 W Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
43.7 NNE Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
53.8 E Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
65 W Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
75.1 NW Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
85.5 SE Belper, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK350476
95.8 NNW Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
106 NW Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
116 E South Wingfield, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in G. Tue. SK383557
126.2 ENE Brackenfield, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in D. Wed (by arrangement) 14:00. SK372590
136.4 E Pentrich, Derbyshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Mon. SK389525
146.8 NE Ashover, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 10, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. Tue. SK348631
156.9 S Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
167 W Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
177 NNW Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
187.2 ESE Ripley, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. SK398505
197.2 E Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
207.4 WSW Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
217.5 ENE Shirland, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in G. SK399584
227.5 E Alfreton, Derbyshire, S Martin (T), 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. SK407558
237.9 SSE Duffield, Derbyshire, S Alkmund (T), 10, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E. Tue. SK349427
248 NW Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
258 SE Horsley, Derbyshire, S Clement (GF;T), 6, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F. Mon. SK375445
268.2 SW Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
278.3 SE Denby, Derbyshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Wed. SK398464
288.3 SSW Brailsford, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed. SK244412
298.3 WSW Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
308.3 ENE Morton, Derbyshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B♭. 5th (5-1-14) is heavier than tenor. Wed. SK407601
318.5 WSW Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
328.6 N Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
338.7 NE Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
348.7 SSW Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
359.1 SSE Little Eaton, Derbyshire, St Oulton Campanile (GF), 12, 1-1-11 (68 kg) in B♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). SK362414
369.6 SSE Allestree, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M (T), 3, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SK347397
379.6 W Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
389.7 WSW Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
399.8 NE North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
409.8 E South Normanton, Derbyshire, S Michael, 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. SK442569
419.8 WSW Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
4210 SW Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
4310.1 NNW Bakewell, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Thu. SK215684
4410.1 ENE Blackwell, Derbyshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SK443584
4510.2 NNW Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
4610.2 SSE Breadsall, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 13-3-21 (708 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK370397
4710.3 S Mackworth, Derbyshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire. SK320377
4810.3 NE Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
4910.3 ESE Heanor, Derbyshire, S Laurence (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in E. Tue. SK435464
5010.3 E Pinxton, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 5-2-8 (283 kg) in C. Sat 10:30. SK453550