Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
22.9 SSE Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
33.3 ENE Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
44.7 NW Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
54.8 WSW Tattenhall, Cheshire, S Alban, 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ486586
65.7 W Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
76.1 WSW Handley, Cheshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Mon. SJ466578
86.2 ENE Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
97.1 E Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
107.3 WNW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
117.6 SE Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
128 NE Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
138.3 NNE Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
148.6 WSW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
158.7 NE Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
168.7 W Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
178.8 SE Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
188.9 WNW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
199.3 W Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
209.4 NNW Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
219.4 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
229.4 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
239.5 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
249.5 SSE Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
259.5 SW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
269.6 ENE Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
279.7 SE Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
289.7 E Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
299.8 NE Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
3010 WSW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
3110.2 S Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
3210.2 NW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
3310.2 WSW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
3410.4 SSW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
3510.4 ESE Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
3610.5 NW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
3710.5 S Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
3810.7 NW 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
3911.2 WNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
4011.3 WSW Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
4111.6 NE Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
4211.9 W Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
4312 SE Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
4412.7 N Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
4512.8 E Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
4613 S Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
4713.1 NNW Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
4813.1 SW Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
4913.1 NNW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
5013.2 NNE Stretton, Cheshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon. SJ620827