Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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75155.5 E Drax, North Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SE675263
75255.5 NNE Catterick, North Yorkshire, S Anne (T), 8, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE239979
75355.5 E Hemingbrough, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. SE673306
75455.7 NNE Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
75555.8 NE Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
75655.8 NE Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
75755.9 ESE Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S Anne (T), 10, 15-1-8 (778 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop Priory. Tue (alt). SK578787
75856 WSW Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Margaret ('The Marble Church'), 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Tue. SJ003754
75956 ENE York, North Yorkshire, All Saints, Huntington (T), 8, 5-0-17 (262 kg) in C. Wed. SE614561
76056.1 SE Alfreton, Derbyshire, S Martin (T), 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. SK407558
76156.2 SSE Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
76256.2 ESE Blyth, Nottinghamshire, S Mary & S Martin (T), 6, 12-3-19 (656 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK623873
76356.3 SSW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
76456.3 SSE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
76556.4 SW Ruthin, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Peter, 8, 16-0-17 (821 kg) in E. Wed 18:00. SJ123583
76656.4 E Thorne, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F♯. SE689132
76756.5 NNE Bolton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G. [website] SE252991
76856.5 SSW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
76956.5 SSW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
77056.5 ESE Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Priory Ch of S Mary & S Cuthbert (T), 8, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop, S Anne. Tue (alt). SK590789
77156.6 SE Blackwell, Derbyshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SK443584
77256.7 ESE Bawtry, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK653930
77356.8 SW Denbigh, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8 U/R, 14-2-11 (742 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ049661
77456.8 S Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
77556.9 SE Pentrich, Derbyshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Mon. SK389525
77656.9 SE Pleasley, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 5, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK504645
77757 SE Teversal, Nottinghamshire, S Katherine (GF;T), 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tuning: 2,3♭,4-6 of 8. Mon 18:30. SK483619
77857 SSE Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
77957.1 ESE Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK652907
78057.1 SE South Normanton, Derbyshire, S Michael, 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. SK442569
78157.1 SW Llanfwrog, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mwrog & S Mary (T), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed. SJ113578
78257.2 SE Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
78357.2 S Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
78457.2 NNW Brathay, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. NY362032
78557.3 SSE Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
78657.3 SSE Brailsford, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed. SK244412
78757.5 ENE Stillington, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SE582678
78857.5 NNW Ambleside, Cumbria, S Mary, 8, 32-2-2 (1652 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] NY374043
78957.6 N Brough, Cumbria, S Michael (GF;T), 4 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6; the heaviest ring of four bells. NY793139
79057.6 ESE Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SK566713
79157.6 ENE Thorganby, North Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE689416
79257.7 SE Belper, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK350476
79357.7 SSE Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
79457.7 S Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
79557.8 SE Skegby, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-2-24 (239 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SK492609
79657.8 SSE Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
79757.9 SSE Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
79857.9 S Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
79958 S Sandon, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. SJ953294
80058 ENE Strensall, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in D. Mon. SE629607