Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
22.6 WSW Knutsford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ752785
33.7 ENE Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
43.7 NW Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
54.1 SE Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
64.3 SSE Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
74.3 SSW Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
84.6 NNW Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
94.7 SW Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
105.1 NNW Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
116.3 S Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
126.6 NE Cheadle, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Tue. SJ856886
136.7 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
147.1 ESE Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
157.2 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, S James, Didsbury (T), 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. SJ846903
167.7 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Barlow Moor, West Didsbury (T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SJ830918
177.7 NW Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
187.8 WNW Lymm, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 29-3-8 (1515 kg) in D. Thu. SJ682868
198 WSW Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
208.1 S Swettenham, Cheshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. SJ800671
218.2 SSW Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
228.3 ENE Poynton, Cheshire, S George, 6, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SJ919835
238.7 ESE Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
248.7 N Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
258.7 NE Stockport, Greater Manchester, S George, 10, 29¼ cwt (~1490 kg) in D. Mon. SJ900889
268.8 WSW Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
278.9 ESE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
289 NNW Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
299 SE Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
309.2 ENE Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
319.2 NE Stockport, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 10, 23-3-16 (1214 kg) in E♭. [website] SJ897904
329.3 ESE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
339.5 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Holy Innocents, Fallowfield (T), 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. SJ855940
349.6 E Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
359.6 S Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
369.6 SW Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
3710.1 WNW Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
3810.2 SSW Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
3910.3 ESE Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
4010.4 NE Reddish, Greater Manchester, S Elisabeth (T), 8, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ892934
4110.4 SSE Eaton, Cheshire, Christ Church, 3, 5-0-8 (258 kg) in C♯. SJ869653
4210.7 W Stretton, Cheshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon. SJ620827
4310.7 WSW Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
4411.4 WSW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
4511.4 NE Bredbury, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SJ931919
4611.5 N Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
4711.5 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Town Hall (T), 12, 42-2-25 (2170 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the ringing bells form part of a 23-bell chime; ringing prohibited. SJ838980
4811.5 NNE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Brookfield Unitarian Church, Gorton, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st). SJ889959
4911.6 WNW Stockton Heath, Cheshire, S Thomas (T), 10, 16-3-6 (854 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ613863
5011.6 ENE Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879