Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Staindrop, Durham, S Mary, 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F♯. NZ130206
23.4 SE Gainford, Durham, S Mary, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G♯. NZ169166
35.7 WSW Barnard Castle, Durham, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Mon. NZ050162
45.9 SSE Forcett, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] NZ175122
56.3 SSE Stanwick St John, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] NZ185119
67 SSE East Layton, North Yorkshire, Christ Church, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Building owned by E O Proud Trust. [website] NZ163098
77 ENE Shildon, Durham, S John (T), 8, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. NZ228264
87.2 NE Bishop Auckland, Durham, S Andrew (T), 8, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th) 19:00. [website] NZ217284
97.2 SE Manfield, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. NZ222133
107.4 W Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
117.4 E Heighington, Durham, S Michael (GF), 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in G. Wed. NZ248223
128.7 SSE Melsonby, North Yorkshire, S James Gt, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] NZ201084
139.5 E Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
149.5 SE Barton, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Mary, 6, 6-3-27 (355 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ230089
1510.1 ESE Darlington, Durham, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Fri. NZ283148
1610.2 NNE Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351
1710.6 ESE Darlington, Durham, S Cuthbert, 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in F. Mon. NZ291144
1811 ESE Darlington, Durham, S John (T), 8, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. Tue (2nd, 4th). NZ296142
1911 NNW Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
2011.9 SE Croft on Tees, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in A. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] NZ288098
2112.1 NNE Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
2212.1 NNW Frosterley, Durham, The Black Bull Inn (GF;T), 12, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NZ023369
2312.4 SSE Richmond, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Tue. [website] NZ174010
2412.8 ESE Hurworth, Durham, All Saints (T), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in F. Thu. NZ308101
2513.7 SW Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,4,7 of 8. [website] NZ002027
2614.8 SSW Grinton, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] SE046984
2714.9 ENE Sedgefield, Durham, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in A♭. Thu. NZ356288
2815 SE South Cowton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. NZ293026
2915.3 SSE Bolton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. [website] SE252991
3015.6 SSE Catterick, North Yorkshire, S Anne (T), 8, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE239979
3115.9 NE Shincliffe, Durham, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-0-14 (210 kg) in D. Tue. NZ291407
3216 NE Durham, Durham, S Oswald K&M (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NZ275419
3316 NNE Durham, Durham, Cath Ch of Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, & S Cuthbert (S;T), 10, 28-0-6 (1425 kg) in D. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] NZ273421
3416.3 NNE Durham, Durham, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in A. Wed. NZ274425
3516.8 N Lanchester, Durham, All Saints (T), 8, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Fri. NZ167473
3617.2 S 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
3717.6 SSE Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
3818.1 SSE Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
3918.9 SE Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
4018.9 N Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
4119.3 N Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
4219.4 SSE 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
4319.5 S Wensley, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE092895
4419.5 E Stockton on Tees, Durham, Parish Church (T), 12, 21-0-11 (1072 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. NZ445192
4519.7 S Spennithorne, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE136889
4619.9 E Thornaby on Tees, North Yorkshire, S Paul, 8, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:45. NZ450176
4720 N Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
4820.3 S Middleham, North Yorkshire, S Mary & S Alkelda (T), 8, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SE126878
4920.4 SSW West Witton, North Yorkshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in B. [website] SE060884
5021 ESE Crathorne, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell; ropes fall in a straight line. NZ443075