Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Baldersby, North Yorkshire, S James, 8 U/R, 25-0-22 (1280 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE366769
22.1 ESE Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, S Columba, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE399760
32.5 W Wath juxta Ripon, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in B♭. SE325771
43.8 SW Sharow, North Yorkshire, S John Div (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue (by arrangement). SE327720
53.9 NW Kirklington, North Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE318810
64.4 NNW Pickhill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in G. SE347837
74.8 SW 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
84.9 NE Sowerby juxta Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. Thu (exc 3rd). SE431813
94.9 N Kirby Wiske, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. SE376848
105 NE Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). SE427823
115.5 SSE Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A. [website] SE393685
126.1 SE Brafferton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE436701
136.1 NW Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
146.2 W West Tanfield, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in G. [website] SE267787
156.7 E Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
166.8 SSE Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F. SE397665
176.9 WNW Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820
187 SSE Aldborough, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G. [website] SE405664
197.8 SE Myton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Unringable. SE439666
207.9 WSW Winksley, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Oswald, 4, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. [website] SE252712
218 NE Felixkirk, North Yorkshire, S Felix, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed. SE467847
228.2 W Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-3-0 (851 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] SE235745
238.5 ESE Raskelf, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE489707
248.9 S 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
258.9 WNW Masham, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 10, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE226806
269 NE Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 3, 1-2-0 (76 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE468872
279.3 E Kilburn, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. SE513796
289.5 NW Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
299.6 NNW Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
309.8 WNW Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
3110.1 NE Cowesby, North Yorkshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SE464899
3210.2 S 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
3310.7 N Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
3410.8 ESE Easingwold, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt & All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Thu. SE525700
3512.1 N Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
3612.2 SSE 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
3712.3 S Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (S), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SE347571
3812.5 NW Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Patrick, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE219907
3912.5 SSE Whixley, North Yorkshire, The Ascension, 6, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] SE441583
4012.8 NNW Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
4112.9 SSW Hampsthwaite, North Yorkshire, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 9-1-11 (475 kg) in F♯. SE259590
4213.4 N Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
4313.4 SW Birstwith, North Yorkshire, S James Ap (GF), 8, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. SE238594
4413.5 E Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, S Hilda (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE582786
4513.7 NW Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
4613.7 NNE Osmotherley, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE455971
4714 SSW Harrogate, North Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Fri 19:00. [website] SE301553
4814 SSW Harrogate, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (T), 8, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SE294555
4914.6 ESE Stillington, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SE582678
5014.6 WSW Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in D♭. [website] SE158657