Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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55140.7 SSE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
55240.7 SE Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
55340.8 NW Scorton, Lancashire, S Peter (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SD502486
55440.9 WNW Lytham, Lancashire, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in F. Wed. SD356272
55541 WSW Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
55641 SW Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
55741.1 SSW Audlem, Cheshire, S James Gt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SJ659436
55841.1 NE Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, S Mary (S), 8, 20-3-1 (1055 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE485435
55941.2 NE Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE506410
56041.2 WSW Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
56141.2 ESE Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Priory Ch of S Mary & S Cuthbert (T), 8, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Worksop, S Anne. Tue (alt). SK590789
56241.2 W Wallasey, Merseyside, S Mary, Liscard (GF), 8, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in F. [website] SJ310923
56341.2 NNE Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in D♭. [website] SE158657
56441.3 SSE Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
56541.3 WSW 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
56641.3 SE Belper, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK350476
56741.4 S Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
56841.4 SE Skegby, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-2-24 (239 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SK492609
56941.4 WSW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
57041.4 NE Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (S), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SE347571
57141.5 NNW Stainforth, North Yorkshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Unringable. SD820673
57241.5 SW Handley, Cheshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Mon. SJ466578
57341.5 WSW 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
57441.5 SSE Brailsford, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed. SK244412
57541.6 WSW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
57641.6 WNW Lytham, Lancashire, S Joseph, Ansdell (RC), 8, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. SD348280
57741.7 ESE Blyth, Nottinghamshire, S Mary & S Martin (T), 6, 12-3-19 (656 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK623873
57841.7 SSE Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
57941.7 SE Ripley, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. SK398505
58041.7 ESE Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SK566713
58141.7 NE 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
58241.9 SSE Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
58342 SE Pinxton, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 5-2-8 (283 kg) in C. Sat 10:30. SK453550
58442 SE Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F. Tue. SK489589
58542 S Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
58642.1 W Wallasey, Merseyside, S Hilary of Poitiers (T), 6, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ296921
58742.3 WSW Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Saviour, Oxton (T), 10, 20-1-16 (1036 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ301877
58842.3 SW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
58942.5 W Wallasey, Merseyside, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SJ288930
59042.5 SSE Longford, Derbyshire, S Chad, 6, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F. SK214383
59142.5 WNW Singleton, Lancashire, S Anne, 6, 6-1-21 (327 kg) in B♭. SD385383
59242.6 ESE Warsop, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Mon. SK567688
59342.7 S Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
59442.7 SSW Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
59542.8 SSW Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
59642.8 NE Hunsingore, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] SE428535
59742.8 E Bawtry, South Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK653930
59842.9 SE Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, S Edmund K&M (T), 6, 17-2-20 (898 kg) in E♭. SK540632
59942.9 SE Selston, Nottinghamshire, S Helen (T), 8, 12-2-0 (635 kg) in F. Tue. SK458533
60043 E Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, S Wilfrid, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK652907