Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Wigton, Cumbria, S Mary (S;T), 8, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: service bell. Mon. [website] NY255482
24.5 ENE Thursby, Cumbria, S Andrew, 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] NY324502
37.7 WSW Aspatria, Cumbria, S Kentigern (T), 8, 13-2-8 (689 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY147419
49.6 WNW Silloth, Cumbria, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 23-2-6 (1197 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] NY110536
510.1 ENE 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
611 ENE Carlisle, Cumbria, S Elisabeth, Harraby (GF;T), 8, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. Ringing prohibited. [website] NY421544
712.4 SW Bridekirk, Cumbria, S Bridget (T), 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in A♭. [website] NY116336
813.6 SW Cockermouth, Cumbria, All Saints, 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] NY123306
914.9 S Keswick, Cumbria, S Kentigern, Crosthwaite (GF), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NY257242
1015.9 SE Greystoke, Cumbria, S Andrew (T), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in A. Thu. [website] NY443307
1116.8 NNW Ecclefechan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, Church House (former church), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Steel bells; ringing prohibited. NY192745
1218.7 ENE Brampton, Cumbria, S Martin, 6, 9-1-5 (472 kg) in A. Thu. [website] NY528610
1319 ESE 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
1419.7 SE Penrith, Cumbria, S Andrew (S;T), 8, 18-3-6 (955 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. [website] NY516301
1519.7 ESE 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
1619.9 SW Workington, Cumbria, S Michael (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] NX997289
1721.6 SW Arlecdon, Cumbria, S Michael, 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NY052198
1823.9 SW Moresby, Cumbria, S Bridget (S;T), 8, 5-0-11 (259 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Moresby Teaching Centre. Tue (confirm first) 19:00. [website] NX982210
1924.7 NW Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, S John Ev (T), 8, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in A♭. Thu 19:00. [website] NX975764
2025 SE 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
2125.3 SW Whitehaven, Cumbria, S James (T), 12, 16-0-1 (813 kg) in F. Fri (with additions). [website] NX976184
2225.7 SW Hensingham, Cumbria, S John (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F♯. Tue (with exceptions) 19:00. [website] NX985166
2325.9 SSE Grasmere, Cumbria, S Oswald (GF), 3, 13-0-15 (667 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. NY337073
2426.6 SE Morland, Cumbria, S Lawrence (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. NY598225
2526.8 S Langdale, Cumbria, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-3-6 (447 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:00. NY320054
2627.8 SSW Egremont, Cumbria, S Mary & S Michael, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F♯. [website] NY011105
2728 SE Shap, Cumbria, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in G. Mon (alt). [website] NY563153
2828.2 SSE Ambleside, Cumbria, S Mary, 8, 32-2-2 (1652 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] NY374043
2928.6 SW St Bees, Cumbria, Priory Ch of S Mary & S Bega, 8, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. [website] NX969121
3028.7 SSE Brathay, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. NY362032
3130.7 SE Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. NY621148
3231.3 SSW Irton, Cumbria, S Paul (GF), 8, 16-1-25 (837 kg) in E. Mon (with exceptions). [website] NY091004
3331.6 ESE Appleby, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9-1-13 (476 kg) in A♭. Mon (alt). [website] NY683204
3431.7 SSE Hawkshead, Cumbria, S Michael, 8, 7-3-1 (394 kg) in G♯. Mon (not always: check). SD351980
3533 SSE Ings, Cumbria, S Anne, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. SD446986
3633.1 SSE Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, S Martin, 8, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in A. Fri. SD402968
3733.6 SE Orton, Cumbria, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in F♯. Sat (2nd) 10:00. [website] NY622083
3836.4 E Allendale, Northumberland, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 10-0-9 (512 kg) in G. Wed. [website] NY837559
3937.4 SSE Crosthwaite, Cumbria, S Mary, 6, 9-3-21 (505 kg) in G. SD445911
4037.9 S Broughton in Furness, Cumbria, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Tue. SD209873
4138.4 SSE Kendal, Cumbria, Holy Trinity, 10, 23-3-20 (1216 kg) in D♭. Wed. SD516921
4238.6 S Lowick, Cumbria, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SD289860
4339.5 ESE 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
4439.8 SE Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. NY722042
4540.4 SE Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, dedication unknown, 8, 15-3-4 (802 kg) in F. Thu. [website] NY775088
4641 S Kirkby Ireleth, Cumbria, S Cuthbert, 8, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in A♭. Thu. SD233821
4742.3 ENE 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
4842.7 S Millom, Cumbria, S George (T), 6, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Wed 15:00. SD171799
4942.8 SE Sedbergh, Cumbria, S Andrew (T), 8, 15-1-25 (786 kg) in F. SD657920
5042.9 SSE Heversham, Cumbria, S Peter, 6, 13-1-15 (680 kg) in F. Fri. SD495833