Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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40138.9 ENE Thorner, West Yorkshire, S Peter (T), 8, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SE379405
40239 NNW Silverdale, Lancashire, S John (T), 6, 12-0-16 (617 kg) in G. Mon. SD463754
40339.1 SW Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
40439.1 SSW Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
40539.1 ESE Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, S Mary V (S), 10, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] SK353942
40639.2 NNW Barbon, Cumbria, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Thu 17:30. SD630824
40739.2 S Biddulph, Staffordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in A♭. Fri (by arrangement). SJ889590
40839.6 E Whitwood, West Yorkshire, All Saints, Hightown, 3, 5-1-8 (270 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE420252
40939.6 ENE Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SE400374
41039.6 E North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
41139.7 E Kippax, West Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 13-1-10 (678 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SE416303
41239.7 ESE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S John Ev, Ranmoor, 10, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] SK319862
41339.8 SE Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK231754
41439.8 ESE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary, Walkley (S;T), 6, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SK333884
41539.9 ESE Wentworth, South Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. SK383981
41640.1 SE Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
41740.3 SW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
41840.3 SW Thurstaston, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (S), 6, 6-2-15 (337 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SJ247841
41940.3 NNW Beetham, Cumbria, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SD496795
42040.4 E Hemsworth, West Yorkshire, S Helen, 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Mon. SE428132
42140.4 SSW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
42240.5 SW Heswall, Merseyside, S Peter, 8, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] SJ265812
42340.6 ENE Spofforth, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 4, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in E. SE364510
42440.7 S Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
42540.7 ENE Collingham, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 8, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in B♭. Tue. SE390460
42640.7 S Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
42740.8 SW Neston, Cheshire, S Mary & S Helen (T), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ291774
42840.8 ESE Darfield, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in E. Thu. SE418043
42940.8 E Ackworth, West Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th. Fri. SE440180
43040.9 SSE Horton, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in G♯. Tue 20:00. SJ942573
43140.9 SW Burton, Cheshire, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SJ317743
43240.9 SE Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. Tue. SK194697
43341 SE Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
43441 SE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Christ Church, Dore (T), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri. SK307810
43541 S Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
43641 SSW Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
43741.1 WSW West Kirby, Merseyside, S Bridget, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ218864
43841.2 ESE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 12, 34-0-7 (1730 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; access to ringing room by three independent routes. Thu. SK354874
43941.2 N Dent, Cumbria, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] SD705870
44041.2 SW 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
44141.2 ESE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Marie, Hallam (RC), 8, 25-0-4 (1272 kg) in D. Mon 19:00 & Thu 19:00. SK354872
44241.3 SW Shotwick, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ336717
44341.3 SW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
44441.4 NNW Milnthorpe, Cumbria, S Thomas (T), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. SD498815
44541.4 SSW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
44641.5 ENE Aberford, West Yorkshire, S Ricarius (GF), 4, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B. SE432371
44741.5 ENE Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (S), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SE347571
44841.6 SW 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
44941.7 SSW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
45041.7 E Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218