Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
22.7 N Helmshore, Lancashire, S Thomas, 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in G. SD782212
33.8 SSE Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
43.9 NNE Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
54.2 N Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
64.3 NE Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223
75.6 SE Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
85.8 S Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
95.9 E Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
106 E Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
116.1 SW Bolton, Greater Manchester, All Souls (T), 8, 23-2-23 (1204 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Bolton All Souls. SD713108
126.4 SW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
136.5 NE 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
146.8 S Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
156.9 WNW Darwen, Lancashire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in E. SD694222
166.9 ESE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
177.1 NNW Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
187.3 WSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, Halliwell or Smithills, 8, 14-3-12 (755 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. SD692106
197.4 NNW Accrington, Lancashire, S James (T), 12, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Fri. SD759284
207.5 SSW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
217.7 ESE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
228.1 SW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
238.2 NNW Church, Lancashire, S James, 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SD741290
248.3 SE Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
258.3 S Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
268.7 E Shore, Greater Manchester, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F♯. SD930167
278.9 ESE Milnrow, Greater Manchester, S James (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu. SD928128
289 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Jude (GF;T), 8, 6-0-25 (316 kg) in D♭. Detached tower. SD700281
299.2 SSW Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
309.2 NNW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
319.5 S Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
329.5 ENE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Peter, Walsden (T), 8, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SD935220
339.6 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Mary V, 10, 25-1-14 (1289 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SD683279
349.6 ESE Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
359.7 WSW Horwich, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in G. Thu. SD644115
369.9 ENE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, Unitarian, 8, 13-3-18 (707 kg) in F. Building owned by Historic Chapels Trust. SD935238
3710 ENE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in C. SD935241
3810.3 ESE East Crompton, Greater Manchester, S James (GF), 8, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A♭. Wed. SD939093
3910.5 SSW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
4010.5 NNE Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
4110.6 NW Blackburn, Lancashire, S Silas, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. Fri. SD666284
4210.6 N Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
4310.9 S Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
4411 SW Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
4511.2 SE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
4611.3 SW Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
4711.3 S Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
4811.5 ESE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Moorside, 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD950075
4911.6 WSW Blackrod, Greater Manchester, S Katharine, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. SD613110
5011.6 SSE Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987