Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Willington, Durham, S Stephen (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Steel bells. NZ209351
21.9 NNE Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
34.2 S Bishop Auckland, Durham, S Andrew (T), 8, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th) 19:00. [website] NZ217284
45.5 SSE Shildon, Durham, S John (T), 8, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. NZ228264
55.9 NE Durham, Durham, S Oswald K&M (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NZ275419
65.9 NE 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
76.1 NE Durham, Durham, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in A. Wed. NZ274425
86.2 NE Shincliffe, Durham, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-0-14 (210 kg) in D. Tue. NZ291407
98.1 NNW Lanchester, Durham, All Saints (T), 8, 9-1-6 (473 kg) in A. Fri. NZ167473
108.3 SSE Heighington, Durham, S Michael (GF), 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in G. Wed. NZ248223
118.5 W Wolsingham, Durham, S Mary & S Stephen, 3, 12-0-26 (621 kg) in F. NZ073373
129.2 SSE Aycliffe, Durham, S Andrew, 3, 3-2-9 (182 kg) in E♭. Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. NZ282221
139.9 ESE Sedgefield, Durham, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in A♭. Thu. NZ356288
1410.2 SSW Staindrop, Durham, S Mary, 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F♯. NZ130206
1510.9 NNE Chester le Street, Durham, S Mary & S Cuthbert, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E. Fri (exc 1st). NZ275513
1611.5 W Frosterley, Durham, The Black Bull Inn (GF;T), 12, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] NZ023369
1711.7 NNW Consett, Durham, Christ Church (T), 8, 16-0-19 (821 kg) in F. Tue (1st). NZ107509
1811.7 SSW Gainford, Durham, S Mary, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G♯. NZ169166
1912.3 NE Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, S Michael & All Angels (S), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. NZ341498
2012.3 NNW Blackhill, Durham, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (RC), 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. NZ098515
2112.7 N Tanfield, Durham, S Margaret (T), 10, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in G. Fri (exc 3rd). NZ187554
2213 NNW Benfieldside, Durham, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in G. Thu. NZ092525
2313.4 SSE Darlington, Durham, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Fri. NZ283148
2413.5 S Manfield, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. NZ222133
2513.7 ENE Easington, Durham, S Mary, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. NZ414434
2613.8 SSE Darlington, Durham, S Cuthbert, 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in F. Mon. NZ291144
2714 SSE Darlington, Durham, S John (T), 8, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in G. Tue (2nd, 4th). NZ296142
2814.3 S 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
2914.4 S Stanwick St John, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] NZ185119
3015.3 SW Barnard Castle, Durham, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Mon. NZ050162
3115.6 SW Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
3215.9 S East Layton, North Yorkshire, Christ Church, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Building owned by E O Proud Trust. [website] NZ163098
3316.3 S Barton, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Mary, 6, 6-3-27 (355 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ230089
3416.3 N Whickham, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in B. Sun (term only) 17:00. NZ209613
3516.4 SSE 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
3616.6 S Melsonby, North Yorkshire, S James Gt, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Tuning: 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] NZ201084
3716.7 SSE Hurworth, Durham, All Saints (T), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in F. Thu. NZ308101
3816.8 N Winlaton, Tyne and Wear, S Paul, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. NZ175619
3917.3 NNE Heworth, Tyne and Wear, S Mary, 6, 6-0-16 (312 kg) in A. NZ286619
4017.5 N Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Stephen, Low Elswick, 8 U/R, 27-2-8 (1401 kg) in D♭. Unringable; detached tower. NZ231632
4117.6 N Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Cuthbert, Stella (T), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. NZ184633
4217.6 SE Stockton on Tees, Durham, Parish Church (T), 12, 21-0-11 (1072 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. NZ445192
4317.7 NE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Minster Ch: S Michael & All Angels & S Benedict Biscop, Bishopwearmouth (T), 10, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. NZ392569
4417.8 NE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, S Ignatius, Hendon, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in G. NZ403562
4518 N Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S James, Benwell (T), 6, 16¼ cwt (~830 kg) in F. NZ217640
4618.1 N Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in A♭. NZ246640
4718.1 N Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Cath Ch of S Nicholas (T), 12, 37-2-17 (1913 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. NZ249640
4818.1 N Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, S Matthew AEM, 8 U/R, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NZ238641
4918.3 NE Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Holy Trinity, 8, 13-2-14 (692 kg) in F. Ringing currently not permitted. NZ405571
5018.5 E Hartlepool, Durham, S Oswald (T), 10, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th) 19:00. NZ506334