Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Liverpool, Merseyside, S Mary, Walton on the Hill (T), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ358948
20.6 WNW Bootle, Merseyside, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. SJ348951
32.1 SE Liverpool, Merseyside, S John Bapt, Tuebrook (T), 8, 16-2-15 (845 kg) in E. Tue. SJ382923
42.3 S Liverpool, Merseyside, S Francis Xavier (RC), 8, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in E. Fri (term only) 18:00. [website] SJ356911
52.6 ESE 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
62.7 SSW Liverpool, Merseyside, Municipal Buildings (T), 4, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited; tuning: 1-3,6 of 6. SJ345906
72.9 SSW 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
83.3 WSW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Mary, Liscard (GF), 8, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in F. [website] SJ310923
93.4 S 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
103.9 NW Great Crosby, Merseyside, S Luke, 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ321998
114 N Sefton, Merseyside, S Helen (GF), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Wed (with exceptions). SD356012
124.1 WSW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Hilary of Poitiers (T), 6, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ296921
134.4 WSW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SJ288930
144.5 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
155 SE Liverpool, Merseyside, All Saints, Childwall, 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Tue. SJ414890
165.4 WSW Bidston, Merseyside, S Oswald (T), 6, 5-1-24 (278 kg) in C. [website] SJ283902
175.5 SSW Rock Ferry, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. [website] SJ334862
185.6 SW Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Saviour, Oxton (T), 10, 20-1-16 (1036 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ301877
195.7 ESE Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
206.3 SE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Peter, Woolton, 10, 19-2-12 (996 kg) in E. Fri. SJ422869
216.5 S Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 14-1-25 (735 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SJ338845
226.7 WSW Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
236.8 E Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
246.8 SW Upton by Birkenhead, Merseyside, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Mon. [website] SJ271881
256.9 NNE Aughton, Lancashire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in C♯. Rung from aisle : north. Mon (exc 1st). SD391054
266.9 SSW Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
277.1 SW Woodchurch, Merseyside, Holy Cross, 8, 3-3-27 (203 kg) in D. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SJ275868
287.1 SSE Liverpool, Merseyside, S Michael, Garston, 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ403842
297.8 SE Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
307.8 S Bromborough, Merseyside, S Barnabas, 8, 23-1-5 (1183 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SJ349822
318.2 NNE Aughton, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F. Mon. SD401072
328.3 ENE Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
338.4 SSE Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
348.7 ESE Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
359.1 NNE Westhead, Lancashire, S James, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SD436071
369.1 NNE Ormskirk, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-1-26 (1091 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD412084
379.2 S Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
389.2 E St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
399.3 ESE Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
409.5 SW Thurstaston, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (S), 6, 6-2-15 (337 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] SJ247841
419.6 E St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
429.7 N Halsall, Lancashire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in A. SD370102
4310.1 WSW West Kirby, Merseyside, S Bridget, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ218864
4410.2 SSW Heswall, Merseyside, S Peter, 8, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] SJ265812
4510.3 SE Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
4610.6 SE Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
4710.8 ESE Farnworth, Cheshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A. SJ516877
4811.5 SSW Neston, Cheshire, S Mary & S Helen (T), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ291774
4911.9 SE Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
5012.1 ENE Up Holland, Lancashire, S Thomas M (T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon 19:00. SD522051