Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Handley, Cheshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Mon. SJ466578
21.3 ENE Tattenhall, Cheshire, S Alban, 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ486586
33.1 WNW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
43.4 N Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
53.9 WSW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
64.1 SW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
74.4 NW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
84.6 S Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
95.1 NNW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
105.7 W Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
115.9 NNE Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
126 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
136.1 ENE Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
146.2 NW 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
156.4 E Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
166.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
176.5 NW 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
186.7 NNW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
196.7 WNW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
206.8 SSE Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
217.6 WSW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
227.6 WSW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
237.8 SSW Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
247.9 SSE Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
259.1 SSW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
269.4 ENE Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
279.4 WSW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
289.6 NNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
299.6 SE Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
309.7 W Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
319.9 NNW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
3210.1 SE Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
3310.5 N Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
3410.6 WNW Hawarden, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 6, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ315659
3510.7 ESE Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
3611.1 SSE Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
3711.3 S Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
3811.5 SSW Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
3911.5 N Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
4011.6 NNW Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
4111.8 NW Shotwick, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ336717
4212 ESE Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
4312.1 WNW Buckley, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Matthew, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ283646
4412.2 ENE Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
4512.5 E Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
4612.5 NNE Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
4713.4 SW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
4813.6 E Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
4913.6 S Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
5013.8 NW Burton, Cheshire, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SJ317743