Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
21.6 NNE Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
32 ENE Accrington, Lancashire, S James (T), 12, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Fri. SD759284
42.2 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Jude (GF;T), 8, 6-0-25 (316 kg) in D♭. Detached tower. SD700281
52.2 NNW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
63.2 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Mary V, 10, 25-1-14 (1289 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SD683279
73.7 SW Darwen, Lancashire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in E. SD694222
83.8 ESE Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
94.3 WNW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
104.6 SE Helmshore, Lancashire, S Thomas, 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in G. SD782212
115.4 ESE Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
125.9 NE Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
135.9 N Whalley, Lancashire, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 8, 21-3-19 (1114 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD732361
146.8 ESE Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223
157.1 SSE Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
167.3 NW Ribchester, Lancashire, S Wilfred, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G. Wed. SD649350
177.3 W Hoghton, Lancashire, Holy Trinity, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. SD614259
187.7 N Great Mitton, Lancashire, All Hallows (T), 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. SD715389
197.8 ENE Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
208.4 W Brindle, Lancashire, S James, 6, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD599242
218.9 ESE 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
229.2 WNW Samlesbury, Lancashire, S Leonard Less, 8, 19-1-10 (982 kg) in F. Fri. SD589303
239.6 N Clitheroe, Lancashire, S Mary Magd (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD744420
249.6 W Higher Walton, Lancashire, All Saints, 8, 16-1-11 (831 kg) in E. Fri. SD578273
259.9 S Bolton, Greater Manchester, All Souls (T), 8, 23-2-23 (1204 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Bolton All Souls. SD713108
2610.1 WSW Whittle le Woods, Lancashire, S John Ev, 8, 21-1-23 (1090 kg) in E♭. Mon 18:30. SD578215
2710.3 SSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, Halliwell or Smithills, 8, 14-3-12 (755 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. SD692106
2810.6 N Waddington, Lancashire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD728438
2910.7 W Walton le Dale, Lancashire, S Leonard (T), 8, 15-2-11 (792 kg) in F. SD561281
3010.7 W Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, S Mary, Brownedge (RC) (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in F♯. SD560261
3110.8 SSE Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
3210.8 NE Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381
3310.8 WSW Chorley, Lancashire, S Laurence (T), 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD582177
3410.8 S Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
3510.9 SSW Horwich, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in G. Thu. SD644115
3610.9 WSW Chorley, Lancashire, S Mary (RC), 8, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E. Wed. SD582175
3711.1 ESE Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
3811.4 NNE Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
3911.5 SW Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
4011.7 SE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
4111.8 SSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
4212 W Preston, Lancashire, Minster Ch of S John Ev (T), 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in F. Tue. SD541293
4312.2 SW Blackrod, Greater Manchester, S Katharine, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. SD613110
4412.3 WSW Leyland, Lancashire, S Andrew, 10, 22-2-16 (1150 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. SD540215
4512.4 NW Chipping, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Thu. SD622433
4612.5 WNW Goosnargh, Lancashire, S Mary V, 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in A. Tue. SD559369
4712.5 SE Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
4812.5 SSE Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
4912.7 E Todmorden, West Yorkshire, Unitarian, 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in F. Building owned by Historic Chapels Trust. SD935238
5012.7 E Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in C. SD935241