Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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50140.5 SE Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
50240.5 ESE Maltby, South Yorkshire, S Bartholomew, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; tower unsafe. SK527918
50340.5 SSE Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
50440.5 ESE Todwick, South Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4-0-6 (206 kg) in C. SK497841
50540.5 NNW Hornby, Lancashire, S Margaret, 8, 10-1-7 (524 kg) in G. Thu. SD584685
50640.6 NNE Middlesmoor, North Yorkshire, S Chad, 6, 10-0-17 (516 kg) in F♯. SE092741
50740.6 SE Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
50840.6 NW Lancaster, Lancashire, Cath Ch of S Peter (RC), 10, 19-0-21 (975 kg) in E. Mon. SD480615
50940.6 SW Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
51040.7 S Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Luke, Silverdale, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ817467
51140.7 ESE Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SK517882
51240.7 WSW Bidston, Merseyside, S Oswald (T), 6, 5-1-24 (278 kg) in C. [website] SJ283902
51340.7 SW Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
51440.7 SW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
51540.7 NNW Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Tue. SD651721
51640.7 S Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
51740.8 SE Ashover, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 10, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. Tue. SK348631
51840.9 S Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Giles, 12, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in E. Fri (1st, 3rd). SJ846460
51940.9 SSE Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
52041 NE Farnham, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 3, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE348605
52141.1 NW Lancaster, Lancashire, Priory Ch of S Mary, 10, 30-2-2 (1550 kg) in D♭. Tue. SD473619
52241.1 SSE Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
52341.1 ENE Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, S Mary (S), 8, 20-3-1 (1055 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE485435
52441.2 E Bentley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 5-1-27 (279 kg) in C. Tue. SE566055
52541.2 ESE Harthill, South Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in F. Fri. SK493809
52641.2 SSE Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
52741.3 S Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Minster Ch of S Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, 10, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in E. Tue. SJ879452
52841.3 SSE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
52941.4 ENE Wighill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE473465
53041.4 ESE Barlborough, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. SK476771
53141.5 S Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
53241.5 ENE Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE506410
53341.6 NNW Melling, Lancashire, S Wilfrid, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. SD598711
53441.6 S Keele, Staffordshire, S John (S;T), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in G♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed 19:00. SJ809452
53541.7 NE Hunsingore, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] SE428535
53641.7 SSE Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
53741.7 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
53841.7 S Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
53941.8 SW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
54041.8 WSW Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Mon. [website] SJ271881
54141.8 E Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S George, 8, 29-2-17 (1506 kg) in C♯. Sat 10:00. SE574035
54241.9 WSW Woodchurch, Merseyside, Holy Cross, 8, 3-3-27 (203 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SJ275868
54341.9 SW Tattenhall, Cheshire, S Alban, 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ486586
54441.9 ESE South Anston, South Yorkshire, S James, 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in G. Thu. SK519837
54541.9 E Arksey, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu PN shared: Barnby Dun(1st,2nd,3rd); Arksey(4th,5th). Thu (4th, 5th) 18:00. SE579069
54642 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
54742 WSW Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
54842.1 SW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
54942.2 ESE Wadworth, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. SK568970
55042.4 E Loversall, South Yorkshire, S Katherine, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK576987