Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Long Preston, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD837580
23.8 NNW Settle, North Yorkshire, Holy Ascension (S;T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SD819638
34 ENE Kirkby Malham, North Yorkshire, S Michael Archangel (S;T), 8, 17-2-16 (896 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SD893609
44.1 NNW Giggleswick in Craven, North Yorkshire, S Alkelda (S;T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in A♭. Thu. SD811640
55.7 S Gisburn, Lancashire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. SD829488
65.9 N Stainforth, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Unringable. SD820673
76.2 SSW Bolton by Bowland, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD786493
86.3 SE East Marton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SD907506
96.4 ESE Gargrave, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD931539
107.1 SSE Barnoldswick, Lancashire, S Mary le Ghyll (T), 6, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD893480
117.2 SE Thornton in Craven, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SD901483
127.7 SE Broughton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SD933503
138.4 E Rylstone, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. SD971588
148.7 WSW Slaidburn, Lancashire, S Andrew, 6, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed (by arrangement). SD710521
158.9 N Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. SD810721
169.1 NW Clapham, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. SD745694
179.1 SSW Downham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. SD784443
1810.2 ESE Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
1910.5 NE Arncliffe, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 3, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SD933719
2011.1 SW 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
2111.4 SSW 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
2211.6 SSE Colne, Lancashire, S Bartholomew, 8, 16-0-2 (814 kg) in F. Wed (alt). SD888401
2312.1 NE Kettlewell, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3 U/R, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A. Unringable. SD971722
2412.3 E Burnsall, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in G♯. SE032615
2512.4 S Nelson, Lancashire, Grassroots Centre (T), 8, 14-0-2 (712 kg) in F. Former church of S Philip; only limited ringing allowed. SD864381
2612.9 NW Ingleton, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Steel bells; unringable. SD694732
2713.2 SE Kildwick, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SE011458
2813.8 WNW Low Bentham, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in F. SD644692
2914 SSW Great Mitton, Lancashire, All Hallows (T), 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable. SD715389
3014.5 NW Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Tue. SD651721
3114.6 ESE Silsden, West Yorkshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 6-3-6 (346 kg) in A♭. Thu 18:30. SE041464
3215 SSW Whalley, Lancashire, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 8, 21-3-19 (1114 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD732361
3315.2 S Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
3415.6 S Burnley, Lancashire, S Peter, 10, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. SD842329
3516 WNW Tatham, Lancashire, S James Less (GF), 3, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B. Wed. SD605694
3616.1 SW Chipping, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Thu. SD622433
3716.2 ESE Addingham, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ilkley. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SE085497
3816.7 NW Leck, Lancashire, S Peter (GF), 5, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in G. SD643765
3916.9 WNW Melling, Lancashire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. SD598711
4016.9 WNW Hornby, Lancashire, S Margaret, 8, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in G. Thu. SD584685
4117 NW Tunstall, Lancashire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 15-2-17 (795 kg) in F♯. SD614739
4217.4 SE Keighley, West Yorkshire, S Andrew, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in F. Tue. SE060409
4317.6 SE Haworth, West Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G♯. Mon. SE029372
4418.4 SW Ribchester, Lancashire, S Wilfred, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in G. Wed. SD649350
4518.4 ESE Ilkley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 18-1-14 (933 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with Addingham. Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SE116478
4618.6 NW Whittington, Lancashire, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. Tue. SD599762
4718.6 SSW Rishton, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F♯. SD724302
4818.7 ENE Middlesmoor, North Yorkshire, S Chad, 6, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in F♯. SE092741
4918.8 SE Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE030346
5018.8 NW Casterton, Cumbria, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 5-0-3 (255 kg) in D. The ringing bells form part of a 6-bell chime; unringable. SD624796