Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 East Hardwick, West Yorkshire, S Stephen (GF;T), 3, 2-3-0 (140 kg) in E. Steel bells; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE463185
21.4 W Ackworth, West Yorkshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th. Fri. SE440180
31.7 NE Darrington, West Yorkshire, S Luke & All Saints, 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. SE485201
42.2 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218
52.2 S Badsworth, West Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in E. Fri. SE463149
62.4 N Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
73.4 NW North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
83.5 WSW Wragby, West Yorkshire, S Michael & Our Lady, 6, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G. SE407172
93.9 SSW Hemsworth, West Yorkshire, S Helen, 8, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Mon. SE428132
104.1 NNE Knottingley, West Yorkshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE499240
114.3 E Womersley, North Yorkshire, S Martin, 3, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. SE532189
124.7 S South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. Wed. SE452110
135 NNW Whitwood, West Yorkshire, All Saints, Hightown, 3, 5-1-8 (270 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE420252
145 SE Skelbrooke, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 3-1-20 (174 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SE511120
155.3 W Crofton, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. SE377181
165.3 WNW Normanton, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in F. Ropes fall in a straight line. SE387225
175.7 ESE Campsall, South Yorkshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in A♭. SE544140
186 SW Felkirk, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Fri. SE386126
196.1 SE Burghwallis, South Yorkshire, S Helen (T), 3 U/R, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in D. Unringable. SE536120
206.5 WNW Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE361209
216.5 NE Birkin, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SE530265
226.7 SSE 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
236.7 NW Methley, West Yorkshire, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SE390266
247 N Ledsham, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A. SE456297
257.4 W Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
267.5 NNE Monk Fryston, North Yorkshire, S Wilfrid of Ripon, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SE505297
277.5 SSE Brodsworth, South Yorkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 4-1-0 (216 kg) in C. Unringable. SE506072
287.6 SW Royston, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 14-1-18 (732 kg) in F. Thu. SE364112
297.8 SE Adwick le Street, South Yorkshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. SE540085
307.9 NNW Kippax, West Yorkshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 13-1-10 (678 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SE416303
318.2 W Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Cath Ch of All Saints (T), 12, 35-1-0 (1791 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SE332208
328.3 S Hickleton, South Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. SE482053
338.8 SSE Marr, South Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SE514053
348.9 NNW Swillington, West Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SE384304
359.1 SW Monk Bretton, South Yorkshire, S Paul (T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE363076
369.2 SSW Darfield, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 13-3-24 (709 kg) in E. Thu. SE418043
379.5 N Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 8, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SE487335
389.5 WSW Woolley, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Thu. SE319130
399.6 S Barnburgh, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in G. SE484032
409.6 NW Rothwell, West Yorkshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SE342283
419.9 S Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, S Andrew Ap, 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg). Derelict; unringable. SE455025
4210.2 SE 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
4310.2 SE Bentley, South Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 5-1-27 (279 kg) in C. Tue. SE566055
4410.4 W Horbury, West Yorkshire, S Peter & S Leonard (T), 8, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A♭. [website] SE295183
4510.4 SW Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S Mary, 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F♯. Tue. SE343066
4610.7 SSE High Melton, South Yorkshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SE509018
4710.8 ESE Barnby Dun, South Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Thu PN shared: Barnby Dun(1st,2nd,3rd); Arksey(4th,5th). Thu (1st, 2nd, 3rd) 18:00. SE614097
4810.8 WSW Darton, South Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). SE310099
4910.8 WNW East Ardsley, West Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 8, 20-2-14 (1048 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SE302253
5011.1 S Wath upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. SE432008