Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
21.9 S Poynton, Cheshire, S George, 6, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SJ919835
32.1 NW Stockport, Greater Manchester, S George, 10, 29¼ cwt (~1490 kg) in D. Mon. SJ900889
42.5 ENE Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879
52.9 NW Stockport, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 10, 23-3-16 (1214 kg) in E♭. [website] SJ897904
63.3 N Bredbury, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SJ931919
73.4 ESE Disley, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Tue. SJ974845
84.4 WNW Cheadle, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Tue. SJ856886
94.7 NNW Reddish, Greater Manchester, S Elisabeth (T), 8, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ892934
104.8 SSE Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
115.1 E New Mills, Derbyshire, S George, 8, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in G♯. Fri. SK004854
125.1 NNE Hyde, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 18-0-11 (919 kg) in E. Mon. SJ948944
135.3 WNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, S James, Didsbury (T), 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. SJ846903
145.6 N Haughton, Greater Manchester, S Anne, Denton, 6, 15-0-12 (767 kg) in A♭. SJ933955
155.7 SW Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
166.1 WNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
176.2 SSW Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
186.2 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Brookfield Unitarian Church, Gorton, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st). SJ889959
196.3 NW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Holy Innocents, Fallowfield (T), 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. SJ855940
206.6 SE Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
216.7 WNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Barlow Moor, West Didsbury (T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SJ830918
226.9 NE Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester, S Michael (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. Wed. SJ994952
237 E Hayfield, Derbyshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SK036869
247.5 N Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E. SJ930985
257.7 NE Dinting Vale, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Unringable. SK021943
267.8 NNE Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, Castlehall, 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. SJ963984
277.8 N Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Michael & All Angels, 12, 25-2-25 (1307 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SJ941989
288 ENE Glossop, Derbyshire, S James Gt, Whitfield (T), 8, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK032935
298 S Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
308.1 NNE Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, S Paul, Stayley (T), 8, 17-3-10 (906 kg) in E. Thu. SJ971987
318.1 S Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
328.2 SW Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
338.5 S Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
348.9 NW 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
358.9 NE Glossop, Derbyshire, All Saints (S;T), 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] SK041948
369 ESE Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
379.2 WSW Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
389.2 NW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Cath & Parish Ch of S Mary, S Denys, & S George, 10, 27-3-6 (1412 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SJ838987
399.3 WNW Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
409.3 NW Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987
419.6 S Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
4210.1 NNE Mossley, Greater Manchester, S George, 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD968022
4310.2 W Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
4410.2 SW Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
4510.2 W Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
4610.6 NW Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
4710.7 NNE Mossley, Greater Manchester, S John Bapt, Roughtown (T), 6 U/R, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Unringable. SD976029
4810.7 S Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
4911.2 N Leesfield, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F♯. SD952044
5011.3 SE Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728