Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Brafferton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE436701
22.2 S Myton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Unringable. SE439666
32.8 WSW Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A. [website] SE393685
43 SW Aldborough, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G. [website] SE405664
53.3 SW Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F. SE397665
63.3 E Raskelf, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE489707
74.3 NNW Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, S Columba, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE399760
85.5 E Easingwold, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt & All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Thu. SE525700
95.8 NNE Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
106.1 NW Baldersby, North Yorkshire, S James, 8 U/R, 25-0-22 (1280 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE366769
116.5 SW Staveley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 2,3 have very small chiming wheels; steel bells; anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing : 2,3; No stays or sliders on 2,3; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] SE362626
126.8 W Sharow, North Yorkshire, S John Div (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue (by arrangement). SE327720
137 N Sowerby juxta Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. Thu (exc 3rd). SE431813
147.4 S Whixley, North Yorkshire, The Ascension, 6, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] SE441583
157.6 N Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). SE427823
167.6 W Ripon, North Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Wilfrid (S), 12, 23-0-24 (1179 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Wed (website->access info). [website] SE314711
177.6 NE Kilburn, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. SE513796
187.7 S Allerton Mauleverer, North Yorkshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. SE415579
198.1 SW Farnham, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 3, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE348605
208.2 WNW Wath juxta Ripon, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in B♭. SE325771
218.9 SSE Nun Monkton, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE511579
229.2 E Stillington, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SE582678
239.3 NNE Felixkirk, North Yorkshire, S Felix, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed. SE467847
249.8 SW Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (S), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SE347571
259.8 NNW Kirby Wiske, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. SE376848
2610 NW Kirklington, North Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE318810
2710 SE Shipton, North Yorkshire, Holy Evangelist (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing. SE553589
2810.1 NNW Pickhill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in G. SE347837
2910.3 S Hunsingore, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] SE428535
3010.5 ENE Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, S Hilda (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE582786
3110.8 N Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 3, 1-2-0 (76 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE468872
3211.2 S Tockwith, North Yorkshire, The Epiphany (T), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G♭. Ringing currently not permitted; anticlockwise; round tower; tuning: (approx) 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE466523
3311.4 W Winksley, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Oswald, 4, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. [website] SE252712
3411.7 WNW West Tanfield, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in G. [website] SE267787
3511.9 ENE Gilling East, North Yorkshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE615769
3612 E Whenby, North Yorkshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SE630698
3712.1 NW Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
3812.4 SSW Kirk Deighton, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SE398505
3912.4 SW Harrogate, North Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Fri 19:00. [website] SE301553
4012.4 N Cowesby, North Yorkshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SE464899
4112.6 SW Harrogate, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (T), 8, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SE294555
4212.6 SSW Spofforth, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 4, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in E. SE364510
4312.7 WNW Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-3-0 (851 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] SE235745
4412.8 NW Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820
4512.9 SSE Rufforth, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in D. SE527514
4612.9 WSW Hampsthwaite, North Yorkshire, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 9-1-11 (475 kg) in F♯. SE259590
4713.3 ESE Strensall, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in D. Mon. SE629607
4813.7 S Wetherby, West Yorkshire, S James, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE403483
4913.8 NE Helmsley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Mon. SE611838
5013.9 E Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire, S Helen & Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE657662