Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Sowerby juxta Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in A. Thu (exc 3rd). SE431813
20.7 NNW Thirsk, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-0-3 (713 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). SE427823
33 ESE Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] SE473787
43.1 NE Felixkirk, North Yorkshire, S Felix, 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed. SE467847
53.8 SSW Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, S Columba, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE399760
64 WNW Kirby Wiske, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 7-3-27 (406 kg) in A. Wed. SE376848
74.4 NNE Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid, 3, 1-2-0 (76 kg) in A. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SE468872
84.8 WSW Baldersby, North Yorkshire, S James, 8 U/R, 25-0-22 (1280 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE366769
95.2 ESE Kilburn, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F♯. SE513796
105.4 WNW Pickhill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in G. SE347837
115.8 NNE Cowesby, North Yorkshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel. SE464899
126.9 S Brafferton, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 6 U/R, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SE436701
137 W Kirklington, North Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE318810
147.1 WSW Wath juxta Ripon, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in B♭. SE325771
157.5 SSE Raskelf, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE489707
167.9 WNW Burneston, North Yorkshire, S Lambert (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SE308849
178.2 SSW Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A. [website] SE393685
188.6 SW Sharow, North Yorkshire, S John Div (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue (by arrangement). SE327720
198.9 NNW Northallerton, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 10, 17-2-15 (896 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SE367942
209 NW Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SE334920
219.1 SE Easingwold, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt & All Saints (T), 8, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in G. Thu. SE525700
229.1 S Myton on Swale, North Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in D. Unringable. SE439666
239.4 S Aldborough, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G. [website] SE405664
249.4 SSW Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, S James (T), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F. SE397665
259.6 E Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, S Hilda (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE582786
269.6 SW Ripon, North Yorkshire, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Wilfrid (S), 12, 23-0-24 (1179 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Wed (website->access info). [website] SE314711
2710 N Osmotherley, North Yorkshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SE455971
2810 NNW Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Thomas, 8, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in E. Tue. SE373963
2910.1 W Well, North Yorkshire, S Michael, 3, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in F. [website] SE268820
3010.2 W West Tanfield, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in G. [website] SE267787
3111.2 WNW Bedale, North Yorkshire, S Gregory, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE265884
3211.3 E Helmsley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Mon. SE611838
3311.8 ESE Gilling East, North Yorkshire, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SE615769
3412 NNW Danby Wiske, North Yorkshire, dedication unknown, 3, 5-2-5 (282 kg) in B. Mon. SE338983
3512.3 SSW Staveley, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 2,3 have very small chiming wheels; steel bells; anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing : 2,3; No stays or sliders on 2,3; tuning: non-diatonic. [website] SE362626
3612.6 WNW Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SE232852
3712.6 SE Stillington, North Yorkshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SE582678
3812.7 W Masham, North Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 10, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE226806
3912.7 WSW Winksley, North Yorkshire, S Cuthbert & S Oswald, 4, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. [website] SE252712
4012.8 WSW Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-3-0 (851 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] SE235745
4112.9 NW Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SE281957
4213.2 NNE Whorlton in Cleveland, North Yorkshire, Holy Cross, 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in B♭. NZ477020
4313.9 SSW 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
4414.1 E Stonegrave, North Yorkshire, Minster Ch of the Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. Unringable. SE655778
4514.3 ESE Whenby, North Yorkshire, S Martin (GF), 3, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SE630698
4614.3 S Whixley, North Yorkshire, The Ascension, 6, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] SE441583
4714.4 WNW Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire, S Patrick, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE219907
4814.5 S Allerton Mauleverer, North Yorkshire, S Martin, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. SE415579
4914.6 E Nunnington, North Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SE665790
5015 ESE Hovingham, North Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G. SE666757