Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 East Layton, North Yorkshire, Christ Church, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Building owned by E O Proud Trust. [website] NZ163098
21.7 NNE Forcett, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] NZ175122
31.9 NE Stanwick St John, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] NZ185119
42.5 ESE Melsonby, North Yorkshire, S James Gt, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] NZ201084
54.2 E Barton, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Mary, 6, 6-3-27 (355 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ230089
64.3 N Gainford, Durham, S Mary, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G♯. NZ169166
74.3 ENE Manfield, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. NZ222133
85.5 S Richmond, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Tue. [website] NZ174010
97 NNW Staindrop, Durham, S Mary, 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F♯. NZ130206
107.8 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
118 WNW Barnard Castle, Durham, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Mon. NZ050162
128.1 ENE Darlington, Durham, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Fri. NZ283148
138.4 ENE Darlington, Durham, S Cuthbert, 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in F. Mon. NZ291144
148.6 SE Bolton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. [website] SE252991
158.7 ENE Darlington, Durham, S John (T), 8, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. Tue (2nd, 4th). NZ296142
168.8 SSE Catterick, North Yorkshire, S Anne (T), 8, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE239979
179 E Hurworth, Durham, All Saints (T), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in F. Thu. NZ308101
189.2 ESE South Cowton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. NZ293026
199.4 NE Heighington, Durham, S Michael (GF), 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in G. Wed. NZ248223
2010.1 SW Grinton, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] SE046984
2110.4 S East Hauxwell, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; three-quarter wheels on 2nd. SE165930
2210.6 SSE Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
2310.7 NE Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
2410.9 WSW 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
2511 WNW Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
2611.1 NNE Shildon, Durham, S John (T), 8, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. NZ228264
2711.4 SE Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
2812.1 NNE Bishop Auckland, Durham, S Andrew (T), 8, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th) 19:00. [website] NZ217284
2912.4 SSE Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Patrick, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE219907
3013 ESE Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
3113 S Spennithorne, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE136889
3213.3 SSW Wensley, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE092895
3313.8 S Middleham, North Yorkshire, S Mary & S Alkelda (T), 8, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SE126878
3414.7 SSW West Witton, North Yorkshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in B. [website] SE060884
3514.7 SSE Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
3614.8 S East Witton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in C. Tue (not always: check). SE146860
3715 SSW Coverham, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE103863
3815.3 SE Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
3915.5 ESE Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
4015.8 SSE Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
4115.9 SE Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
4216 N Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351
4316.2 SW Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. SE011885
4416.8 NE Sedgefield, Durham, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in A♭. Thu. NZ356288
4517.4 E Crathorne, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell; ropes fall in a straight line. NZ443075
4617.7 SW Askrigg, North Yorkshire, S Oswald, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Mon 18:30. [website] SD947910
4717.7 NNE Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
4817.9 SSE Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
4918 NNW Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
5018.4 SSE Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820