Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
22.7 E Gisburn, Lancashire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. SD829488
33.2 S Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
45 SW Waddington, Lancashire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD728438
55 WNW Slaidburn, Lancashire, S Andrew, 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed (by arrangement). SD710521
65.2 SSW 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
76.2 NNE Long Preston, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD837580
86.7 E Barnoldswick, Lancashire, S Mary le Ghyll (T), 6, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD893480
97.2 E Thornton in Craven, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SD901483
107.6 E East Marton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SD907506
117.8 SW Great Mitton, Lancashire, All Hallows (T), 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. SD715389
128.5 SE Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381
138.6 SE Colne, Lancashire, S Bartholomew, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Wed (alt). SD888401
148.9 SSW Whalley, Lancashire, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 8, 21-3-19 (1114 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD732361
159.2 E Broughton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD933503
169.2 NNE Settle, North Yorkshire, Holy Ascension (S;T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SD819638
179.3 N Giggleswick in Craven, North Yorkshire, S Alkelda (S;T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in A♭. Thu. SD811640
189.4 ENE Gargrave, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD931539
199.6 S Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
209.8 NE Kirkby Malham, North Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (S;T), 8, 17-2-16 (896 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SD893609
2110.8 SSE Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
2210.9 WSW Chipping, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Thu. SD622433
2311.4 N Stainforth, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Unringable. SD820673
2412.3 SW Ribchester, Lancashire, S Wilfred, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G. Wed. SD649350
2512.5 SSW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
2612.7 NNW Clapham, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. SD745694
2712.7 E Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
2812.9 ENE Rylstone, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. SD971588
2912.9 SSW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
3013.1 S Accrington, Lancashire, S James (T), 12, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Fri. SD759284
3114.1 E Kildwick, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SE011458
3214.2 N Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. SD810721
3314.2 SSW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Jude (GF;T), 8, 6-0-25 (316 kg) in D♭. Detached tower. SD700281
3414.5 SSW Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
3514.7 SSW Blackburn, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Mary V, 10, 25-1-14 (1289 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SD683279
3615 SSW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
3715.1 NW Low Bentham, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in F. SD644692
3815.9 NNW Ingleton, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Steel bells; unringable. SD694732
3915.9 E Silsden, West Yorkshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 6-3-6 (346 kg) in A♭. Thu 18:30. SE041464
4016 S Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
4116.1 WSW Goosnargh, Lancashire, S Mary V, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. Tue. SD559369
4216.4 NNW Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Tue. SD651721
4316.6 S Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
4416.7 NNE Arncliffe, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SD933719
4516.7 NW Tatham, Lancashire, S James Less (GF), 3, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B. Wed. SD605694
4616.9 ESE Haworth, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. Mon. SE029372
4717 SW Samlesbury, Lancashire, S Leonard Less, 8, 19-1-10 (982 kg) in F. Fri. SD589303
4817 ENE Burnsall, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♯. SE032615
4917 SSE 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
5017.1 S Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223