Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25128.1 E Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
25228.1 N Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
25328.1 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
25428.3 NE Hayfield, Derbyshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SK036869
25528.3 SW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
25628.4 ENE Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
25728.4 ENE Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
25828.4 SSW Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
25928.4 NNE Hyde, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 18-0-11 (919 kg) in E. Mon. SJ948944
26028.4 SSE Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S), 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ872129
26128.5 SE Colwich, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. SK010211
26228.6 NNE Haughton, Greater Manchester, S Anne, Denton, 6, 15-0-12 (767 kg) in A♭. SJ933955
26328.6 ESE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
26428.6 ESE Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
26528.6 SSE Weston under Lizard, Staffordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in E. Unringable. SJ805106
26628.6 ENE Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
26728.7 SE Blithfield, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. SK044239
26828.8 ESE Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
26928.8 N Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
27028.9 ESE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
27129 N Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
27229 SSE Penkridge, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Tue. SJ921141
27329 NW Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 14-1-25 (735 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SJ338845
27429 NW Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
27529 WNW Neston, Cheshire, S Mary & S Helen (T), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ291774
27629.2 E Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
27729.2 E Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
27829.4 SW West Felton, Shropshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SJ341252
27929.5 SSW Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. [website] SJ597093
28029.5 S Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
28129.5 N Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
28229.6 W Mold, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in A. Tue. SJ236641
28329.6 WNW Northop, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Eurgain & S Peter, 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ246684
28429.7 E Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
28529.7 SW Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
28629.8 SSW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
28729.9 NW Rock Ferry, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. [website] SJ334862
28829.9 SSW Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
28930 S Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
29030 SSW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Chad, 12, 39-2-7 (2010 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue. [website] SJ488124
29130.1 NW 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
29230.1 NNE Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E. SJ930985
29330.1 SE Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
29430.3 NW 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
29530.4 S Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
29630.4 ENE Tideswell, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK152757
29730.4 WSW Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
29830.4 NW Liverpool, Merseyside, S John Bapt, Tuebrook (T), 8, 16-2-15 (845 kg) in E. Tue. SJ382923
29930.4 SE Colton, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A. Fri. SK047204
30030.4 NE Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester, S Michael (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. Wed. SJ994952