Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Brampton, Cumbria, S Martin, 6, 9-1-5 (472 kg) in A. Thu. [website] NY528610
27.8 WSW Carlisle, Cumbria, S Elisabeth, Harraby (GF;T), 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Ringing prohibited. [website] NY421544
38.6 WSW Carlisle, Cumbria, Cath Ch of Holy & Undivided Trinity (S), 12, 21-0-6 (1070 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri. [website] NY398559
413.3 S Lazonby, Cumbria, S Nicholas (GF;T), 4, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Gt Salkeld; ropes fall in a straight line. Wed (alt). [website] NY549397
514.3 WSW Thursby, Cumbria, S Andrew, 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] NY324502
615.1 S Great Salkeld, Cumbria, S Cuthbert, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in A♭. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; PN alternates with Lazonby. [website] NY551367
718.6 WSW Wigton, Cumbria, S Mary (S;T), 8, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: service bell. Mon. [website] NY255482
819.2 S Penrith, Cumbria, S Andrew (S;T), 8, 18-3-6 (955 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. [website] NY516301
919.4 E Allendale, Northumberland, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NY837559
1019.5 SSW Greystoke, Cumbria, S Andrew (T), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in A. Thu. [website] NY443307
1122.4 WNW Ecclefechan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, Church House (former church), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Steel bells; ringing prohibited. NY192745
1224.1 E Warden, Northumberland, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in C♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable; notes perceived not=nominal/2; bells are unusual shape; apparently pitched by tierce; tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. NY913664
1324.3 S Morland, Cumbria, S Lawrence (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. NY598225
1425.3 E Hexham, Northumberland, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 10, 21-1-16 (1087 kg) in E. Thu. [website] NY935641
1526.3 W Silloth, Cumbria, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 23-2-6 (1197 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] NY110536
1626.4 WSW Aspatria, Cumbria, S Kentigern (T), 8, 13-2-8 (689 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY147419
1726.7 S Bampton, Cumbria, S Patrick (S;T), 6, 5-0-9 (258 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 5 (ringing fittings removed). [website] NY521180
1827 SSE Appleby, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9-1-13 (476 kg) in A♭. Mon (alt). [website] NY683204
1928.3 SW Keswick, Cumbria, S Kentigern, Crosthwaite (GF), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NY257242
2028.5 S Shap, Cumbria, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in G. Mon (alt). [website] NY563153
2128.6 E Corbridge on Tyne, Northumberland, S Andrew, 6 U/R, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in A. Unringable. NY988644
2229.3 SSE Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. NY621148
2330.6 SW Bridekirk, Cumbria, S Bridget (T), 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in A♭. [website] NY116336
2431.4 SW Cockermouth, Cumbria, All Saints, 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] NY123306
2531.7 E Newton Hall, Northumberland, S James, Mowden Hall School, 8, 6-3-1 (343 kg) in B. [website] NZ037652
2631.8 ENE Matfen, Northumberland, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable. NZ030717
2733.2 S Orton, Cumbria, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in F♯. Sat (2nd) 10:00. [website] NY622083
2833.5 SSE Brough, Cumbria, S Michael (GF;T), 4 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6; the heaviest ring of four bells. NY793139
2934.1 ESE Frosterley, Durham, The Black Bull Inn (GF;T), 12, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NZ023369
3034.5 E Ovingham, Northumberland, S Mary V, 8, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C♯. Also, above, a ring of 3 (see 3-bell list). Thu. [website] NZ084637
3134.5 E Ovingham, Northumberland, S Mary V, 3, 9-0-21 (467 kg) in A. Also, below, a ring of 8; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] NZ084637
3235.4 SSW Grasmere, Cumbria, S Oswald (GF), 3, 13-0-15 (667 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. NY337073
3335.4 E Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
3435.6 WNW Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, S John Ev (T), 8, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. [website] NX975764
3535.8 E Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
3635.8 SSE Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, dedication unknown, 8, 15-3-4 (802 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY775088
3736.3 E Wylam on Tyne, Northumberland, S Oswin, 6, 22-0-20 (1127 kg) in E. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. NZ113647
3836.4 E Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
3936.5 SSW Ambleside, Cumbria, S Mary, 8, 32-2-2 (1652 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] NY374043
4036.8 SSW Langdale, Cumbria, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:00. NY320054
4136.8 ESE Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
4237.2 SSE Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. NY722042
4337.3 SSW Brathay, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. NY362032
4438.4 WSW Workington, Cumbria, S Michael (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] NX997289
4538.6 E Ryton, Tyne and Wear, Holy Cross (T), 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NZ150648
4639 SW Arlecdon, Cumbria, S Michael, 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NY052198
4739.1 S Ings, Cumbria, S Anne, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. SD446986
4839.6 SE Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
4939.6 E Newburn on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. NZ166653
5040.1 E Winlaton, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. NZ175619