Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Mon. [website] SJ271881
20.8 SSE Woodchurch, Merseyside, Holy Cross, 8, 3-3-27 (203 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SJ275868
31.2 NNW Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
41.5 NNE Bidston, Merseyside, S Oswald (T), 6, 5-1-24 (278 kg) in C. [website] SJ283902
51.9 E Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Saviour, Oxton (T), 10, 20-1-16 (1036 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ301877
62.9 SSW Thurstaston, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (S), 6, 6-2-15 (337 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SJ247841
73 NNE Wallasey, Merseyside, S Hilary of Poitiers (T), 6, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ296921
83.3 NNE Wallasey, Merseyside, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SJ288930
93.4 WSW West Kirby, Merseyside, S Bridget, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ218864
103.6 NE Wallasey, Merseyside, S Mary, Liscard (GF), 8, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in F. [website] SJ310923
114.1 ESE Rock Ferry, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. [website] SJ334862
124.3 S Heswall, Merseyside, S Peter, 8, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] SJ265812
134.5 ENE Liverpool, Merseyside, Our Lady & S Nicholas, Pier Head, 12, 41-3-15 (2128 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Fri. SJ339904
144.6 ESE Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
154.7 ESE Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 14-1-25 (735 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SJ338845
164.9 ENE Liverpool, Merseyside, Municipal Buildings (T), 4, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited; tuning: 1-3,6 of 6. SJ345906
175.2 E Liverpool, Merseyside, Cath Ch of Christ (S;T), 12, 82-0-11 (4171 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the heaviest ring of bells. [website] SJ353894
185.6 ENE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Francis Xavier (RC), 8, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in E. Fri (term only) 18:00. [website] SJ356911
196.1 SE Bromborough, Merseyside, S Barnabas, 8, 23-1-5 (1183 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SJ349822
206.5 NE Bootle, Merseyside, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. SJ348951
216.7 SSE Neston, Cheshire, S Mary & S Helen (T), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ291774
226.9 NE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Mary, Walton on the Hill (T), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ358948
237.4 ENE Liverpool, Merseyside, S John Bapt, Tuebrook (T), 8, 16-2-15 (845 kg) in E. Tue. SJ382923
247.5 SE Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
257.5 E Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
267.9 NNE Great Crosby, Merseyside, S Luke, 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ321998
278.1 ENE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
288.6 ESE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Michael, Garston, 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ403842
298.9 E Liverpool, Merseyside, All Saints, Childwall, 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Tue. SJ414890
309 SSE Burton, Cheshire, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SJ317743
319.4 E Liverpool, Merseyside, S Peter, Woolton, 10, 19-2-12 (996 kg) in E. Fri. SJ422869
329.5 S Flint, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in A. Tue. SJ243730
339.8 NNE Sefton, Merseyside, S Helen (GF), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). SD356012
349.9 SW Whitford, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary & S Beuno, 3, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing currently not permitted; anticlockwise. SJ146781
3510.3 ESE Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
3610.7 SE Capenhurst, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ367737
3710.8 E Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
3810.9 SSE Shotwick, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ336717
3911.2 E Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
4011.2 SSW Halkyn, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A. Thu. SJ209711
4112.3 S Northop, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Eurgain & S Peter, 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ246684
4212.4 ENE Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
4312.9 SE Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
4413 ESE Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
4513 SW Caerwys, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. SJ127728
4613.1 WSW Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, Christ Church (GF), 6, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C. Rung from porch. SJ067827
4713.1 NE Aughton, Lancashire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in C♯. Rung from aisle : north. Mon (exc 1st). SD391054
4813.2 SE Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
4913.3 ESE Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
5013.5 SE Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745