Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
20.9 SSE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
31.5 E Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
42.6 E Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
52.9 ENE Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
62.9 N Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
73.2 WNW Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
83.3 NNW Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
93.4 WSW Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
103.8 SE 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
113.9 SSE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
124.5 SSW Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
134.7 SSE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
144.9 ENE Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
155.1 NW Butterton, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. SK075565
165.1 S Norbury, Derbyshire, S Mary & S Barlok (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. Wed. SK125423
175.7 NNW Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
185.8 SE Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
196.1 N Hartington, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A. Tue. SK129604
206.3 SW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
216.3 SSW Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
226.5 ENE Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
236.9 N Sheen, Staffordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK113615
247.1 S Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
257.1 W Ipstones, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. Thu 19:00. SK017502
267.7 WSW Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
277.7 SE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
287.9 S Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
298.3 SSE Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
308.5 NE Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
318.9 WSW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
329 WSW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
339.1 SE Brailsford, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. Wed. SK244412
349.1 NE Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
359.2 SSE Longford, Derbyshire, S Chad, 6, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F. SK214383
369.9 ENE Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
379.9 NNE Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
389.9 N Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
3910 WNW Leek, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 10, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ983566
4010 W Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
4110.2 SW Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
4210.3 ENE Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
4310.3 S Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
4410.5 ESE Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
4510.9 NE Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
4610.9 SSW Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
4711 WSW Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
4811.3 NE Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
4911.4 SW Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
5011.4 SW Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. SJ980402