Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Stanwick St John, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] NZ185119
20.6 WNW 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
31.8 SW East Layton, North Yorkshire, Christ Church, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Building owned by E O Proud Trust. [website] NZ163098
42.4 SSE Melsonby, North Yorkshire, S James Gt, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] NZ201084
52.5 ENE Manfield, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. NZ222133
63.1 NNW Gainford, Durham, S Mary, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G♯. NZ169166
73.4 ESE Barton, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Mary, 6, 6-3-27 (355 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ230089
86.3 ENE Darlington, Durham, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Fri. NZ283148
96.4 NNW Staindrop, Durham, S Mary, 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F♯. NZ130206
106.5 ESE 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
116.8 S Richmond, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in G. Tue. [website] NZ174010
126.8 ENE Darlington, Durham, S Cuthbert, 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in F. Mon. NZ291144
137 ENE Darlington, Durham, S John (T), 8, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. Tue (2nd, 4th). NZ296142
147.6 NNE Heighington, Durham, S Michael (GF), 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in G. Wed. NZ248223
157.7 E Hurworth, Durham, All Saints (T), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in F. Thu. NZ308101
168.8 WNW Barnard Castle, Durham, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Mon. NZ050162
178.8 NE Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
188.8 SE South Cowton, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. NZ293026
198.9 SSE Bolton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. [website] SE252991
209.3 SSE Catterick, North Yorkshire, S Anne (T), 8, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE239979
219.4 NNE Shildon, Durham, S John (T), 8, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. NZ228264
2210.5 N Bishop Auckland, Durham, S Andrew (T), 8, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th) 19:00. [website] NZ217284
2311.5 SSE Hornby, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE222937
2411.6 WNW Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
2511.7 SSE Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
2611.7 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
2712 SW Grinton, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. [website] SE046984
2812.6 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
2912.7 SE Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
3013.3 S 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
3114.5 N Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351
3214.5 SSW Spennithorne, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE136889
3314.9 NE Sedgefield, Durham, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in A♭. Thu. NZ356288
3415 SSW Wensley, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SE092895
3515.2 SE Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
3615.4 SSW Middleham, North Yorkshire, S Mary & S Alkelda (T), 8, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. Wed. SE126878
3715.4 SSE Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
3815.4 SE Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
3915.8 SE Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
4016.2 N Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
4116.2 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
4216.2 S East Witton, North Yorkshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in C. Tue (not always: check). SE146860
4316.4 SSW West Witton, North Yorkshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in B. [website] SE060884
4416.6 SSW Coverham, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE103863
4516.8 ENE Stockton on Tees, Durham, Parish Church (T), 12, 21-0-11 (1072 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. NZ445192
4616.8 S Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
4716.8 ENE Thornaby on Tees, North Yorkshire, S Paul, 8, 10-3-0 (546 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:45. NZ450176
4817.3 NNW Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
4918 SW Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. SE011885
5018.1 E Rudby, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in A. Tue. NZ471066