Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
21.5 S Helmshore, Lancashire, S Thomas, 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in G. SD782212
31.6 ESE Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
43.1 ESE Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223
53.4 NNW Accrington, Lancashire, S James (T), 12, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Fri. SD759284
63.8 WNW Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
74.2 S Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
84.4 NW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
95.4 E Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
105.6 NW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
115.7 W Darwen, Lancashire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in E. SD694222
126 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Jude (GF;T), 8, 6-0-25 (316 kg) in D♭. Detached tower. SD700281
136.5 N Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
146.8 NNE Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
156.9 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Mary V, 10, 25-1-14 (1289 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SD683279
167.3 ESE Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
177.9 SE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
188 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
198 S Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
208.5 NNW Whalley, Lancashire, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 8, 21-3-19 (1114 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD732361
219.1 SSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, All Souls (T), 8, 23-2-23 (1204 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Bolton All Souls. SD713108
229.1 SSE Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
239.3 E Todmorden, West Yorkshire, Unitarian, 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in F. Building owned by Historic Chapels Trust. SD935238
249.3 E Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in C. SD935241
259.4 E Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Peter, Walsden (T), 8, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SD935220
269.5 SE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
279.8 SSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
289.9 SW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, Halliwell or Smithills, 8, 14-3-12 (755 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. SD692106
2910 ESE Shore, Greater Manchester, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F♯. SD930167
3010 S Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
3110.3 NNE Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381
3210.5 SE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
3310.5 NNW Great Mitton, Lancashire, All Hallows (T), 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. SD715389
3410.7 W Hoghton, Lancashire, Holy Trinity, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. SD614259
3511 S Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
3611 NW Ribchester, Lancashire, S Wilfred, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G. Wed. SD649350
3711.1 SE Milnrow, Greater Manchester, S James (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu. SD928128
3811.2 SSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
3911.3 SSW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
4011.5 SW Horwich, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in G. Thu. SD644115
4111.6 W Brindle, Lancashire, S James, 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD599242
4211.8 NNW Clitheroe, Lancashire, S Mary Magd (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD744420
4311.9 SE Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
4412 SSE Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
4512.1 NNE Colne, Lancashire, S Bartholomew, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Wed (alt). SD888401
4612.5 S Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
4712.7 ENE Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, S Thomas Ap (T), 8, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SD986280
4812.8 WNW Samlesbury, Lancashire, S Leonard Less, 8, 19-1-10 (982 kg) in F. Fri. SD589303
4912.9 N Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
5012.9 W Whittle le Woods, Lancashire, S John Ev, 8, 21-1-23 (1090 kg) in E♭. Mon 18:30. SD578215