Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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15128.7 ESE Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
15228.7 ENE Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
15328.8 ESE Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
15429 ESE Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
15529.1 N Morecambe, Lancashire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G. Fri (exc 1st). SD439646
15629.1 S Shotwick, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ336717
15729.2 SSW Flint, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in A. Tue. SJ243730
15829.3 S Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
15929.7 ESE Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
16029.7 E Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223
16130.2 NE Slaidburn, Lancashire, S Andrew, 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed (by arrangement). SD710521
16230.6 ESE Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
16330.8 SSW Halkyn, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A. Thu. SJ209711
16431 ENE Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
16531.1 ESE Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
16631.4 E Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
16731.4 ENE Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
16831.4 SW Rhyl, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Thomas, 8, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F. Wed. SJ010815
16931.5 SE Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
17031.5 NNE Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, Holy Trinity (T), 3, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SD483677
17131.7 SSW Caerwys, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SJ127728
17231.8 SE Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
17331.9 SSW Northop, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Eurgain & S Peter, 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ246684
17431.9 SE Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
17531.9 SSE Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
17632 S Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
17732.1 ESE Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987
17832.2 E Bacup, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8 U/R, 10-2-7 (537 kg) in A♭. Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable. SD873233
17932.3 SE Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
18032.3 ESE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Cath & Parish Ch of S Mary, S Denys, & S George, 10, 27-3-6 (1412 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). SJ838987
18132.5 ESE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Town Hall (T), 12, 42-2-25 (2170 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the ringing bells form part of a 23-bell chime; ringing prohibited. SJ838980
18232.6 S Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
18332.6 SW Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. SJ021781
18432.6 S Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
18532.8 NE Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
18632.8 S Hawarden, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 6, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ315659
18732.9 ESE Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
18832.9 E Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
18932.9 S Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
19033 E Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
19133.1 SSE Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
19233.2 S Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
19333.3 S Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
19433.3 NNE Over Kellet, Lancashire, S Cuthbert (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,2♭,3 of 3. SD522695
19533.4 NNW Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, S James Gt (S;T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SD194699
19633.7 E Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
19733.7 SSE Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
19833.7 ESE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Barlow Moor, West Didsbury (T), 8, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SJ830918
19933.7 SE Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
20033.8 ENE Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381