Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
20.4 N 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
30.5 NNW Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987
41.9 WNW Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
52.7 SSE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Holy Innocents, Fallowfield (T), 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. SJ855940
63.4 ESE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Brookfield Unitarian Church, Gorton, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st). SJ889959
73.7 SW Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
83.7 W Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
93.9 NNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
103.9 S Manchester, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Barlow Moor, West Didsbury (T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SJ830918
114.4 SE Reddish, Greater Manchester, S Elisabeth (T), 8, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ892934
124.6 WNW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
134.8 S Manchester, Greater Manchester, S James, Didsbury (T), 6, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. SJ846903
145 S Manchester, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, Northenden, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ832900
155.4 NNW Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
165.5 NNE Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
175.7 E Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E. SJ930985
186 SE Stockport, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 10, 23-3-16 (1214 kg) in E♭. [website] SJ897904
196 S Cheadle, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Tue. SJ856886
206 WNW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
216.1 ESE Haughton, Greater Manchester, S Anne, Denton, 6, 15-0-12 (767 kg) in A♭. SJ933955
226.2 WSW Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
236.4 E 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
246.4 NNW Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
256.8 SE Stockport, Greater Manchester, S George, 10, 29¼ cwt (~1490 kg) in D. Mon. SJ900889
266.9 ESE Bredbury, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SJ931919
276.9 WNW Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
287 NE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
297.2 ESE Hyde, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 18-0-11 (919 kg) in E. Mon. SJ948944
307.6 NW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
317.8 E Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, Castlehall, 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. SJ963984
328 N Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
338 SW Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
348.1 ENE Leesfield, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F♯. SD952044
358.2 NNW Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
368.2 E Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, S Paul, Stayley (T), 8, 17-3-10 (906 kg) in E. Thu. SJ971987
378.5 ENE Mossley, Greater Manchester, S George, 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD968022
388.6 SW Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
398.9 SE Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
409 ENE Mossley, Greater Manchester, S John Bapt, Roughtown (T), 6 U/R, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Unringable. SD976029
419.1 NE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Moorside, 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD950075
429.3 NNE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
439.4 NE East Crompton, Greater Manchester, S James (GF), 8, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A♭. Wed. SD939093
449.6 WNW Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
459.8 E Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester, S Michael (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. Wed. SJ994952
469.8 SE Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879
479.9 ENE Friezland, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, 6, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in E♭. SD984043
4810 SW Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
4910 NNE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
5010.1 NW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092