Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, Town Hall (T), 8, 20-3-14 (1060 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. NT999529
215.7 SE Bamburgh, Northumberland, S Aidan, 8, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 19:00. NU178349
323.7 SE Embleton, Northumberland, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NU230224
426.9 SSE Alnwick, Northumberland, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 2,3,8 of 10. NU183137
527.3 SSE Alnwick, Northumberland, S Paul (RC) (T), 8 U/R, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Former church of S Paul (Anglican) (until 1982); unringable. NU186130
632 S Rothbury, Northumberland, All Saints, 8, 13-3-15 (705 kg) in F. Fri 19:00. [website] NU057016
732.4 WNW Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, S Mary, 8, 11-1-20 (581 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] NT519736
843.3 SSE Morpeth, Northumberland, The Clock Tower (S), 8, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NZ197859
948 WNW Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, S Andrew & S George West, 8, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in E. Mon. [website] NT254740
1048.3 WNW Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, S Cuthbert (T), 10, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E. Tue. NT248736
1148.6 WNW Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Mary, 12, 41-1-15 (2102 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: service bell; 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Thu. [website] NT241735
1249.3 WNW Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Fettes College Chapel (T), 6, 2-1-14 (121 kg) in G. NT235752
1349.4 WNW Colinton, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, S Cuthbert, 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. NT217690
1449.9 NW St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, (University) Chapel of S Salvator, 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A. Tue (not always: check). [website] NO509168
1550 SSE Cramlington, Northumberland, S Nicholas, 6, 19-1-18 (986 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. NZ267769
1650.4 S Matfen, Northumberland, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable. NZ030717
1750.7 SSE Ponteland, Northumberland, S Mary V (T), 8, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Thu. NZ165729
1853.9 S 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
1954.5 S Newton Hall, Northumberland, S James, Mowden Hall School, 8, 6-3-1 (343 kg) in B. [website] NZ037652
2054.8 SSE Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E. Mon. [website] NZ353720
2154.9 S Corbridge on Tyne, Northumberland, S Andrew, 6 U/R, 6-2-23 (341 kg) in A. Unringable. NY988644
2254.9 SSE Gosforth, Tyne and Wear, All Saints, 10, 22-0-23 (1128 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] NZ241677
2355.2 S Wylam on Tyne, Northumberland, S Oswin, 6, 22-0-20 (1127 kg) in E. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. NZ113647
2455.3 S Hexham, Northumberland, Abbey Ch of S Andrew, 10, 21-1-16 (1087 kg) in E. Thu. [website] NY935641
2555.3 S Newburn on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. NZ166653
2655.5 S Ryton, Tyne and Wear, Holy Cross (T), 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NZ150648
2755.6 S 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
2855.6 S Ovingham, Northumberland, S Mary V, 3, 9-0-21 (467 kg) in A. Also, below, a ring of 8; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] NZ084637
2955.8 SSE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S George, Jesmond, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E. Fri. NZ255667
3056 SSE 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
3156.7 SSE North Shields, Tyne and Wear, Christ Church (T), 10, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] NZ353686
3256.7 SSE Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Cuthbert, Stella (T), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. NZ184633
3356.8 SSE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
3457.1 SSE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
3557.3 SSE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in A♭. NZ246640
3657.3 SSE 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
3757.5 SSE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
3857.5 S Winlaton, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. NZ175619
3957.7 SSE 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
4057.8 SSE South Shields, Tyne and Wear, S Hilda (T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in F♯. Thu (1st) 19:00. NZ360670
4158 SSE Jarrow on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Christ Church, Jarrow Grange, 8 U/R, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in F. Unringable. NZ326652
4258.3 SSE Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
4359.2 SSE Heworth, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 6, 6-0-16 (312 kg) in A. NZ286619
4460.5 NW Dundee, City of Dundee, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Paul, 8, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] NO404303
4560.6 NW Dundee, City of Dundee, Scotland, Old Steeple (S Mary's Tower), 8, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also 6 bells on display (Antiquities Rm below Ringing Chamber); tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] NO401301
4661 S Allendale, Northumberland, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NY837559
4761.6 S Tanfield, Durham, S Margaret (T), 10, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in G. Fri (exc 3rd). NZ187554
4862.5 S Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
4963.2 S Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
5063.3 SSE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, S Andrew, Roker (T), 10, 22-2-26 (1155 kg) in E. Tue. [website] NZ404593