Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25180.2 SSE Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
25280.4 SE Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
25380.4 E Darlington, Durham, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Fri. NZ283148
25480.5 E Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
25580.6 SSE Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
25680.6 SSE Bidston, Merseyside, S Oswald (T), 6, 5-1-24 (278 kg) in C. [website] SJ283902
25780.7 SE Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
25880.8 ENE Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
25980.9 E 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
26080.9 E Darlington, Durham, S Cuthbert, 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in F. Mon. NZ291144
26181 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, S John Bapt, Tuebrook (T), 8, 16-2-15 (845 kg) in E. Tue. SJ382923
26281 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
26381.1 ENE Ponteland, Northumberland, S Mary V (T), 8, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Thu. NZ165729
26481.2 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Francis Xavier (RC), 8, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in E. Fri (term only) 18:00. [website] SJ356911
26581.2 E Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
26681.2 E Darlington, Durham, S John (T), 8, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. Tue (2nd, 4th). NZ296142
26781.3 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, Municipal Buildings (T), 4, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited; tuning: 1-3,6 of 6. SJ345906
26881.3 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, Our Lady & S Nicholas, Pier Head, 12, 41-3-15 (2128 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Fri. SJ339904
26981.3 E Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
27081.4 SE Haworth, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. Mon. SE029372
27181.4 ENE 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
27281.5 ENE Durham, Durham, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in A. Wed. NZ274425
27381.5 ENE Durham, Durham, S Oswald K&M (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NZ275419
27481.5 E South Cowton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. NZ293026
27581.5 SE Keighley, West Yorkshire, S Andrew, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in F. Tue. SE060409
27681.7 SSE Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Mon. [website] SJ271881
27781.7 ESE Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-3-0 (851 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] SE235745
27881.9 ENE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
27981.9 SSE St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
28082.1 ESE Ilkley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 18-1-14 (933 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with Addingham. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SE116478
28182.1 E Hurworth, Durham, All Saints (T), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in F. Thu. NZ308101
28282.1 SSE West Kirby, Merseyside, S Bridget, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ218864
28382.2 SSE St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
28482.2 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, Cath Ch of Christ (S;T), 12, 82-0-11 (4171 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the heaviest ring of bells. [website] SJ353894
28582.3 SE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in C. SD935241
28682.3 ENE Shincliffe, Durham, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-0-14 (210 kg) in D. Tue. NZ291407
28782.3 ESE Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820
28882.3 SSE Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Saviour, Oxton (T), 10, 20-1-16 (1036 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ301877
28982.3 SE Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE030346
29082.4 SE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, Unitarian, 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in F. Building owned by Historic Chapels Trust. SD935238
29182.5 ENE Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
29282.5 SSE Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
29382.6 SSE Woodchurch, Merseyside, Holy Cross, 8, 3-3-27 (203 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SJ275868
29482.6 ESE Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 3-1-9 (169 kg) in E♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SE167552
29582.7 ENE 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
29682.8 ENE Chester le Street, Durham, S Mary & S Cuthbert, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E. Fri (exc 1st). NZ275513
29782.9 ESE West Tanfield, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in G. [website] SE267787
29882.9 SSE Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
29982.9 SE Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, S Thomas Ap (T), 8, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SD986280
30083 SE Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108