Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5141.5 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
5241.5 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
5341.6 E Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
5441.8 ESE Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
5542 E Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
5642.6 E Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
5742.6 ESE Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
5843.2 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
5943.4 E Wylam on Tyne, Northumberland, S Oswin, 6, 22-0-20 (1127 kg) in E. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. NZ113647
6043.6 SSW Broughton in Furness, Cumbria, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 12-1-2 (623 kg) in F♯. Tue. SD209873
6144.3 S Heversham, Cumbria, S Peter, 6, 13-1-15 (680 kg) in F. Fri. SD495833
6245.4 SSE Dent, Cumbria, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] SD705870
6345.5 S Milnthorpe, Cumbria, S Thomas (T), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SD498815
6445.6 ESE Barnard Castle, Durham, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Mon. NZ050162
6545.7 E Ryton, Tyne and Wear, Holy Cross (T), 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. [website] NZ150648
6646.3 SSW Kirkby Ireleth, Cumbria, S Cuthbert, 8, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in A♭. Thu. SD233821
6746.4 E Lanchester, Durham, All Saints (T), 8, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Fri. NZ167473
6846.5 SSE Barbon, Cumbria, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Thu 17:30. SD630824
6946.7 E Newburn on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. NZ166653
7046.7 S Beetham, Cumbria, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SD496795
7147 E Winlaton, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. NZ175619
7247 S Cartmel, Cumbria, Priory Ch of S Mary V, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in G. Also original back 4 making an alternative 6, tenor 15cwt in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SD379787
7347.5 E Tanfield, Durham, S Margaret (T), 10, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in G. Fri (exc 3rd). NZ187554
7447.6 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
7547.6 E Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Cuthbert, Stella (T), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. NZ184633
7647.7 S Ulverston, Cumbria, S Mary V (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD288786
7748.1 SSE Casterton, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. The ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SD624796
7848.3 SE Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,4,7 of 8. [website] NZ002027
7948.4 SSE Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-23 (633 kg) in F♯. SD611788
8048.6 S Burton in Kendal, Cumbria, S James (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. SD530769
8148.7 ESE Staindrop, Durham, S Mary, 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F♯. NZ130206
8248.7 SSW Millom, Cumbria, S George (T), 6, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Wed 15:00. SD171799
8348.8 S Flookburgh, Cumbria, S John Bapt, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Fri. SD365760
8449 E Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
8549.1 S Silverdale, Lancashire, S John (T), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Mon. SD463754
8649.2 NE Rothbury, Northumberland, All Saints, 8, 13-3-15 (705 kg) in F. Fri 19:00. [website] NU057016
8749.7 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
8849.8 SSE Whittington, Lancashire, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. Tue. SD599762
8950.2 SSE Leck, Lancashire, S Peter (GF), 5, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. SD643765
9050.3 ESE Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351
9150.3 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
9250.5 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
9350.7 S Great Urswick, Cumbria, S Mary V & S Michael, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in A. Tue. SD268741
9450.9 E Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
9551 E Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
9651.1 SE Askrigg, North Yorkshire, S Oswald, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Mon 18:30. [website] SD947910
9751.2 S Warton, Lancashire, S Oswald or Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg). Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SD498723
9851.4 SSE Tunstall, Lancashire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 15-2-17 (795 kg) in F♯. SD614739
9951.4 SSW Dalton in Furness, Cumbria, S Mary, 10, 21-2-25 (1104 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SD225738
10051.5 E Gosforth, Tyne and Wear, All Saints, 10, 22-0-23 (1128 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] NZ241677