Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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70199.1 ENE Hyde, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 18-0-11 (919 kg) in E. Mon. SJ948944
70299.1 ENE Disley, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Tue. SJ974845
70399.1 E Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
70499.1 SE Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas, 6, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in A♭. PN: by arrangement. SO404243
70599.1 SSE Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, Gwent, Wales, Christ Church (T), 8, 24-3-25 (1269 kg) in D. SO168088
70699.2 SE Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO558380
70799.2 ESE Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
70899.4 E Ipstones, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. Thu 19:00. SK017502
70999.4 E Stowe by Chartley, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Thu. SK003273
71099.4 ESE Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
71199.5 SE Yarkhill, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 4-1-27 (228 kg) in D. [website] SO608425
71299.5 ENE Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Michael & All Angels, 12, 25-2-25 (1307 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SJ941989
71399.5 ESE Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
71499.5 ESE Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
71599.7 SE Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
71699.7 WSW Wexford, Wexford, Republic of Ireland, Immaculate Conception (RC), 10, 31-1-0 (1588 kg) in D. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. T047218
71799.7 SE Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO663483
71899.9 ENE Oldham, Greater Manchester, S Mary (T), 12, 35-0-4 (1780 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SD927051
71999.9 SE Mordiford, Herefordshire, Holy Rood (GF), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] SO570374
720100 ENE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
721100 SSE Baglan, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catharine, 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in G. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SS752922
722100 SE Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire, S Laurence (GF), 6, 10-2-26 (545 kg) in A♭. [website] SO632440
723100 ENE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, Healey, 6, 14-2-22 (747 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SD885157
724100 ENE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
725100 ESE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
726100 SSW Bosherston, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Michael, 3, 3-2-16 (185 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,5,6 of 8. SR966948
727100.1 SE Stoke Edith, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] SO603406
728100.1 NE Cartmel, Cumbria, Priory Ch of S Mary V, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in G. Also original back 4 making an alternative 6, tenor 15cwt in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SD379787
729100.1 E Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
730100.1 ESE Martley, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. [website] SO756598
731100.1 ESE Cannock, Staffordshire, S Luke, 10, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Wed. SJ981101
732100.2 ENE Padiham, Lancashire, S Leonard, 8, 14-3-10 (754 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. SD792340
733100.2 ESE Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
734100.2 E Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
735100.3 NE Waddington, Lancashire, S Helen (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD728438
736100.4 ESE Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
737100.4 ENE Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
738100.4 NE Clitheroe, Lancashire, S Mary Magd (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E. PN rotates: Bolton by Bowland; Clitheroe; Waddington. Mon (on a rota basis). SD744420
739100.5 SE Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
740100.5 E Colwich, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. SK010211
741100.6 ENE Whitworth, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (T), 8, 15-3-1 (801 kg) in F. SD887176
742100.6 ESE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
743100.6 NNE Lowick, Cumbria, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SD289860
744100.6 SE Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David, 6, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A. [website] SO529317
745100.7 ENE Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, Castlehall, 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F♯. SJ963984
746100.7 ESE Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
747100.7 SE Tarrington, Herefordshire, S Philip & S James (GF), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in F. [website] SO618406
748100.8 SE Canon Frome, Herefordshire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO644434
749100.9 SE Orcop, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SO473262
750100.9 ESE Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868