Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
21.9 E Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
32.2 SSE Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
42.6 N Bakewell, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Thu. SK215684
52.9 SE Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
63.5 NNW Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. Tue. SK194697
73.5 ESE Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
83.9 ENE Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
93.9 WNW Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
104.3 NE Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
114.8 N Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
125.6 WSW Hartington, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A. Tue. SK129604
135.6 NNE Baslow, Derbyshire, S Anne, 6, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. SK251723
145.7 SE Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
156.1 NW Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
166.2 ESE Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
176.3 WSW Sheen, Staffordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK113615
186.3 S Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
197 WNW Chelmorton, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. SK115702
207.1 N 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
217.2 S Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
227.4 SW Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
237.5 N Eyam, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (GF;T), 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in A. SK217764
247.8 SSW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
258 SE Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
268 NNW Tideswell, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 8, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK152757
278.2 NW Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
288.4 SW Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
298.5 WSW Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
308.6 E Ashover, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 10, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. Tue. SK348631
319.1 SSW Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
329.1 ENE Old Brampton, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK336719
339.4 SSW Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
349.7 WSW Butterton, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. SK075565
359.8 SSW Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
3610.4 SSW Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
3710.4 SE Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
3810.5 ESE Brackenfield, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in D. Wed (by arrangement) 14:00. SK372590
3910.8 NW Buxton, Derbyshire, S Peter, Fairfield (T), 8, 12-0-10 (614 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK066741
4010.8 E Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
4111 N 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
4211.2 E Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
4311.2 SW Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
4411.3 S 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
4511.6 ENE Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711
4611.6 WNW Burbage, Derbyshire, Christ Church (T), 6, 9-0-2 (458 kg) in G. Mon. SK043728
4711.9 N 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
4811.9 ESE South Wingfield, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in G. Tue. SK383557
4912 E North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
5012 NNE Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Christ Church, Dore (T), 8, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Fri. SK307810