Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
21.9 NE Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
32 NW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
42.8 SSW Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
53.3 N Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
64.5 ESE Astbury, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ846615
74.9 W Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
85 ESE Congleton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F. Tue. SJ859627
95.1 WSW Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
105.5 N Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
115.5 E Eaton, Cheshire, Christ Church, 3, 5-0-8 (258 kg) in C♯. SJ869653
125.7 S Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
136.1 SSE Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
146.2 NNE Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
156.3 NNW Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
167.4 SW 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
177.4 ENE Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
187.5 SSE Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
197.6 WSW Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
207.6 ESE Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
217.8 S Barthomley, Cheshire, S Bertoline, 8, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. SJ767523
228 NNE Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
238.1 W Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
248.4 WNW Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
258.5 E Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
268.7 S Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
278.7 NNW Knutsford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ752785
289.2 NW Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
299.3 SW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
309.4 SSE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Tunstall (T), 8, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in G. Thu (exc 1st). SJ859517
319.6 N Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
329.8 NE Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
3310 WNW Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
3410 ENE Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
3510.1 ENE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
3610.1 ENE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
3710.2 SE Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
3810.3 S Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
3910.5 SSW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
4010.6 NE Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
4110.7 NW Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
4210.8 SE Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
4311 SSE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
4411 ESE Horton, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in G♯. Tue 20:00. SJ942573
4511.1 SW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
4611.2 NNE Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
4711.3 W Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
4811.4 SSE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Margaret, Wolstanton, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). SJ856480
4911.5 SSE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Luke, Silverdale, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ817467
5011.8 WNW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742