Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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30130.2 SSW Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
30230.3 ENE Methley, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SE390266
30330.3 SW Over, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ650650
30430.3 W Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
30530.3 N East Marton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SD907506
30630.3 SSE Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
30730.4 NNE Addingham, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ilkley. Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] SE085497
30830.5 NNE Otley, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-20 (822 kg) in F. Thu. SE201453
30930.5 WNW Leyland, Lancashire, S James, Moss Side (T), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SD517217
31030.5 E South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. Wed. SE452110
31130.6 SE Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
31230.7 ENE North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
31330.7 WSW Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
31430.7 ESE Old Whittington, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. Fri. SK384752
31530.8 SSE Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
31630.8 SSE Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
31730.9 ESE Whiston, South Yorkshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK450900
31830.9 ENE Ackworth, West Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th. Fri. SE440180
31930.9 N Skipton in Craven, North Yorkshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 22-0-17 (1125 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD990519
32030.9 S Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
32130.9 SSW Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. SJ838541
32231 SSW Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
32331.2 WSW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
32431.2 E Thrybergh, South Yorkshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK466954
32531.2 NE Swillington, West Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SE384304
32631.3 WNW Croston, Lancashire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Mon. SD489183
32731.3 NE Leeds, West Yorkshire, S Mary, Whitkirk, 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] SE363335
32831.3 WNW Preston, Lancashire, Minster Ch of S John Ev (T), 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in F. Tue. SD541293
32931.4 NNW 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
33031.4 ENE Whitwood, West Yorkshire, All Saints, Hightown, 3, 5-1-8 (270 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE420252
33131.6 NE Leeds, West Yorkshire, Pentecostal City Mission Ch, Roundhay, 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C♯. Former church of S John Ev (Anglican) (until 2010); ringing prohibited. SE336372
33231.6 ESE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S Mary V, Beighton (T), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in F♯. SK442833
33331.7 ENE Badsworth, West Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in E. Fri. SE463149
33431.7 W Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
33531.7 WSW Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
33631.7 E Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-3-2 (344 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK479997
33731.8 S Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
33831.9 SW Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
33931.9 ESE Eckington, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 8, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: The Gordon Halls Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] SK431797
34031.9 NE Leeds, West Yorkshire, S James, Seacroft (T), 6, 3-3-6 (193 kg) in D. [website] SE356359
34132 E Hickleton, South Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. SE482053
34232 E Barnburgh, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in G. SE484032
34332.1 SSW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Tunstall (T), 8, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in G. Thu (exc 1st). SJ859517
34432.1 E Hooton Roberts, South Yorkshire, S John, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK483970
34532.2 WNW Penwortham, Lancashire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-2-6 (435 kg) in A. Thu. SD523290
34632.2 SSE Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
34732.2 N Gargrave, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F♯. Mon. SD931539
34832.2 SE Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711
34932.2 E Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. SE485079
35032.3 NNE Leathley, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 4, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. SE231470