Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
22.5 SSE Kirklington, North Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE318810
32.5 ESE Pickhill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in G. SE347837
43.1 SW Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820
53.4 NW Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
64.2 E Kirby Wiske, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. SE376848
74.6 SSW West Tanfield, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in G. [website] SE267787
84.7 NNE Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
94.7 W Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
104.9 SSE Wath juxta Ripon, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in B♭. SE325771
115.7 WSW Masham, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 10, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE226806
126.1 SE Baldersby, North Yorkshire, S James, 8 U/R, 25-0-22 (1280 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE366769
136.6 WNW 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
146.8 NNE Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
156.9 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
167.5 ESE Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). SE427823
177.6 NW Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
187.9 SW Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-3-0 (851 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] SE235745
197.9 SE Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, S Columba, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE399760
207.9 ESE Sowerby juxta Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. Thu (exc 3rd). SE431813
218.1 S Sharow, North Yorkshire, S John Div (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue (by arrangement). SE327720
228.2 NNE Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
238.5 NNE Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
248.6 S 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
259.1 NNW Catterick, North Yorkshire, S Anne (T), 8, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE239979
269.2 SSW Winksley, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Oswald, 4, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. [website] SE252712
279.5 NNW Bolton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. [website] SE252991
289.9 E Felixkirk, North Yorkshire, S Felix, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed. SE467847
2910 E Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 3, 1-2-0 (76 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE468872
3010 W East Witton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in C. Tue (not always: check). SE146860
3110.2 ENE Cowesby, North Yorkshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SE464899
3210.2 WNW East Hauxwell, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; three-quarter wheels on 2nd. SE165930
3310.9 ESE Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
3410.9 WNW Spennithorne, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE136889
3511 N South Cowton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. NZ293026
3611.4 SSE Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A. [website] SE393685
3711.4 W Middleham, North Yorkshire, S Mary & S Alkelda (T), 8, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SE126878
3811.9 NE Osmotherley, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE455971
3912.1 SE Brafferton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE436701
4012.7 SSE Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F. SE397665
4112.7 W Coverham, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE103863
4213 SSE Aldborough, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G. [website] SE405664
4313 NW Richmond, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Tue. [website] NZ174010
4413.1 ESE Kilburn, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. SE513796
4513.7 WNW Wensley, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE092895
4614 SE Myton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Unringable. SE439666
4714.2 SSE 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
4814.3 SE Raskelf, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE489707
4914.6 SW Ramsgill, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 3-3-23 (201 kg). Unringable. SE119709
5014.9 NE Whorlton in Cleveland, North Yorkshire, Holy Cross, 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in B♭. NZ477020