Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
21.7 WSW Chelmorton, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. SK115702
32.2 NNW Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
42.9 SSE Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
53 NNE Tideswell, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK152757
63.4 ESE Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. Tue. SK194697
73.7 E Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
84.9 ESE Bakewell, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Thu. SK215684
95 WNW Buxton, Derbyshire, S Peter, Fairfield (T), 8, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK066741
105.8 NE Eyam, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (GF;T), 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in A. SK217764
116.1 SE Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
126.1 W Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
136.2 SSW Sheen, Staffordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK113615
146.2 ENE Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire, S Martin (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK231754
156.6 S Hartington, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A. Tue. SK129604
166.8 E Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
176.9 E Baslow, Derbyshire, S Anne, 6, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. SK251723
187.4 N Castleton, Derbyshire, S Edmund (T), 8, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SK150829
197.5 SE Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
207.9 NNE Hope, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK172834
217.9 NW Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808
228 ESE Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
238 SE Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
248.4 SSW Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
258.7 NNE Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
268.8 NE Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
278.9 SE Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
289.3 ESE Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
299.8 S Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
309.9 SSW Butterton, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. SK075565
319.9 WNW Taxal, Derbyshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in G. Thu. SK006798
3210 SSW Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
3311.8 NNW Hayfield, Derbyshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SK036869
3411.8 SE Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
3511.8 SSE Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
3611.9 S Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
3712 ENE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Christ Church, Dore (T), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri. SK307810
3812.1 E Old Brampton, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK336719
3912.1 SSE Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
4012.1 SE Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
4112.3 NW New Mills, Derbyshire, S George, 8, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in G♯. Fri. SK004854
4212.6 SSW Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
4312.7 S Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
4413 S Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
4513.1 W Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
4613.2 S Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
4713.2 WNW Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, S Christopher (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ944792
4813.3 NW Disley, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Tue. SJ974845
4913.3 SW Leek, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 10, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ983566
5013.5 S Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493