Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
My Favourites # Miles Dove's Guide Entry Grid Ref
Use Lat/Long
OSM
Use GMaps
10 Bury, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 12-3-2 (649 kg) in F. Mon. SD804108
22.1 SSW Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 8, 15-0-6 (765 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD796075
33 S Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
43.2 E Heywood, Greater Manchester, S Luke, 8, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in E♭. Mon. SD856107
53.9 NNW Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester, S Paul, 8, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A. Thu. SD791169
64.4 S Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
74.8 SW Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
85 ESE Middleton, Greater Manchester, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in F♯. Mon 20:00. SD871063
95.3 W Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
105.6 W Bolton, Greater Manchester, All Souls (T), 8, 23-2-23 (1204 kg) in E. ART Teaching Centre: Bolton All Souls. SD713108
115.9 ENE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
125.9 SSW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
135.9 ENE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
146.2 E Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
156.3 SW Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
166.6 NNW Helmshore, Lancashire, S Thomas, 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in G. SD782212
176.7 NE Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
186.9 W Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, Halliwell or Smithills, 8, 14-3-12 (755 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. SD692106
197 S Salford, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Pendleton, 8, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. SJ811995
207.1 WSW Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
217.3 SSW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
227.4 NNE Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Wed. SD834223
237.5 N Rawtenstall, Lancashire, S Mary, 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SD810227
247.7 SSW Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
257.7 SSE Salford, Greater Manchester, Sacred Trinity (T), 8, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ834987
267.8 SSE 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
277.8 E Milnrow, Greater Manchester, S James (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu. SD928128
288 N Haslingden, Lancashire, S James (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. SD785236
298.2 SSE 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
308.3 E Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
318.4 ESE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
328.4 E East Crompton, Greater Manchester, S James (GF), 8, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A♭. Wed. SD939093
338.7 ENE Shore, Greater Manchester, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F♯. SD930167
348.9 NNE 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
359 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
369.3 ESE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Moorside, 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD950075
379.8 NW Darwen, Lancashire, S Peter, 6, 12-2-8 (639 kg) in E. SD694222
389.9 WSW Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
399.9 W Horwich, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in G. Thu. SD644115
4010 ESE Leesfield, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, 8, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in F♯. SD952044
4110.3 S Stretford, Greater Manchester, S Matthew (T), 8, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in G. Mon (with exceptions). SJ794941
4210.6 SSE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Brookfield Unitarian Church, Gorton, 8, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F♯. Fri (1st). SJ889959
4310.7 NE Todmorden, West Yorkshire, S Peter, Walsden (T), 8, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SD935220
4410.8 NNW Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Immanuel (T), 8, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in G. Thu. SD733267
4510.9 SSE Manchester, Greater Manchester, Holy Innocents, Fallowfield (T), 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. SJ855940
4610.9 SE Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E. SJ930985
4711 SSW Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
4811.2 SE Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Michael & All Angels, 12, 25-2-25 (1307 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SJ941989
4911.2 SW Leigh, Greater Manchester, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in D. SD656003
5011.3 NNW Accrington, Lancashire, S James (T), 12, 11-1-14 (578 kg) in G. Fri. SD759284