Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wylam on Tyne, Northumberland, S Oswin, 6, 22-0-20 (1127 kg) in E. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. NZ113647
21.9 WSW 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
31.9 WSW Ovingham, Northumberland, S Mary V, 3, 9-0-21 (467 kg) in A. Also, below, a ring of 8; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] NZ084637
42.3 E Ryton, Tyne and Wear, Holy Cross (T), 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NZ150648
53.3 E Newburn on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. NZ166653
64.2 ESE Winlaton, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. NZ175619
74.4 E Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Cuthbert, Stella (T), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. NZ184633
84.7 W Newton Hall, Northumberland, S James, Mowden Hall School, 8, 6-3-1 (343 kg) in B. [website] NZ037652
96 NNE Ponteland, Northumberland, S Mary V (T), 8, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Thu. NZ165729
106.3 ESE Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
116.5 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
126.8 NW Matfen, Northumberland, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable. NZ030717
137 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James & S Basil, Fenham (T), 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. The ringing bells form part of a 17-bell chime. Thu 19:00. [website] NZ225655
147.3 SE Tanfield, Durham, S Margaret (T), 10, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in G. Fri (exc 3rd). NZ187554
157.3 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
167.6 S Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
177.7 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
187.8 W Corbridge on Tyne, Northumberland, S Andrew, 6 U/R, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in A. Unringable. NY988644
198.1 ENE Gosforth, Tyne and Wear, All Saints, 10, 22-0-23 (1128 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] NZ241677
208.2 S Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
218.3 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in A♭. NZ246640
228.4 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Cath Ch of S Nicholas (T), 12, 37-2-17 (1913 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. NZ249640
238.6 S Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
248.9 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S George, Jesmond, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E. Fri. NZ255667
2510.8 E Heworth, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 6, 6-0-16 (312 kg) in A. NZ286619
2611.1 W Hexham, Northumberland, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 10, 21-1-16 (1087 kg) in E. Thu. [website] NY935641
2711.3 SSE Lanchester, Durham, All Saints (T), 8, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Fri. NZ167473
2811.9 E Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Meditation Centre, 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. Former church of Andrew (Presbyterian) (until 1982). NZ305651
2912.1 NE Cramlington, Northumberland, S Nicholas, 6, 19-1-18 (986 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. NZ267769
3012.5 W 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
3113 SE Chester le Street, Durham, S Mary & S Cuthbert, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E. Fri (exc 1st). NZ275513
3213.2 E Jarrow on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Christ Church, Jarrow Grange, 8 U/R, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in F. Unringable. NZ326652
3314.2 NNE Morpeth, Northumberland, The Clock Tower (S), 8, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NZ197859
3415.1 E North Shields, Tyne and Wear, Christ Church (T), 10, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] NZ353686
3515.4 E South Shields, Tyne and Wear, S Hilda (T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st) 19:00. NZ360670
3615.6 ENE Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E. Mon. [website] NZ353720
3716.9 ESE Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (S), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. NZ341498
3817 SE Durham, Durham, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in A. Wed. NZ274425
3917.2 S Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
4017.2 SE 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
4117.4 SE Durham, Durham, S Oswald K&M (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NZ275419
4217.9 ESE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Minster Ch: S Michael & All Angels & S Benedict Biscop, Bishopwearmouth (T), 10, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. NZ392569
4317.9 WSW Allendale, Northumberland, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NY837559
4418.1 SSW Frosterley, Durham, The Black Bull Inn (GF;T), 12, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NZ023369
4518.1 SSE Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
4618.3 E Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, S Andrew, Roker (T), 10, 22-2-26 (1155 kg) in E. Tue. [website] NZ404593
4718.5 SE Shincliffe, Durham, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-0-14 (210 kg) in D. Tue. NZ291407
4818.7 ESE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Holy Trinity, 8, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in F. Ringing currently not permitted. NZ405571
4918.7 ESE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, S Ignatius, Hendon, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in G. NZ403562
5019.3 SSE Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351