Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
21.7 NE Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
32.6 S Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
42.9 WNW Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
53.1 NNW Darley Dale, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 15-2-2 (788 kg) in F. Wed. SK266629
63.8 SW Brassington, Derbyshire, S James (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Fri (exc 1st). SK230543
74 WNW Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
84.5 NNW Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in D. Mon. SK241642
94.8 ESE Crich, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SK347546
105.3 NE Ashover, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 10, 18-0-10 (919 kg) in E. Tue. SK348631
115.5 SW Bradbourne, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-15 (451 kg) in G♯. SK207527
125.7 NW Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
135.8 E Brackenfield, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 4-3-17 (249 kg) in D. Wed (by arrangement) 14:00. SK372590
146 N Beeley, Derbyshire, S Anne (GF;T), 3, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SK264676
156.6 ESE South Wingfield, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in G. Tue. SK383557
167.3 WSW Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522
177.5 E Shirland, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in G. SK399584
187.5 NNW Edensor, Derbyshire, S Peter, 6, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. SK250699
197.6 NNW Bakewell, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Thu. SK215684
207.7 ESE Pentrich, Derbyshire, S Matthew (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Mon. SK389525
217.7 ENE Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
227.9 SE Belper, Derbyshire, S Peter (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK350476
238 E Morton, Derbyshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B♭. 5th (5-1-14) is heavier than tenor. Wed. SK407601
248.1 E Alfreton, Derbyshire, S Martin (T), 8, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. SK407558
258.1 SW Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
268.3 ESE Swanwick, Derbyshire, S Andrew (T), 6, 17-2-17 (897 kg) in F. SK404532
278.7 NE Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
288.7 ENE North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
298.8 ESE Ripley, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 8, 16-2-8 (842 kg) in F. SK398505
308.9 NW Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. Tue. SK194697
319 N Baslow, Derbyshire, S Anne, 6, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A♭. SK251723
329.1 WSW Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
339.2 W Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
349.3 NNE Old Brampton, Derbyshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK336719
359.4 W Hartington, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 8, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A. Tue. SK129604
369.5 S Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
379.5 WNW Monyash, Derbyshire, S Leonard (T), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A. Wed. SK151664
389.6 SW 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
399.9 NNW Great Longstone, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in A. SK200719
4010 SSW Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
4110.1 E South Normanton, Derbyshire, S Michael, 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. SK442569
4210.2 E Tibshelf, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in F♯. Mon. SK440608
4310.2 WSW Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
4410.2 E Blackwell, Derbyshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SK443584
4510.3 SE Denby, Derbyshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Wed. SK398464
4610.3 WSW Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
4710.3 SE Horsley, Derbyshire, S Clement (GF;T), 6, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F. Mon. SK375445
4810.4 NE Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 10, 25-1-5 (1285 kg) in D. Mon (2nd, 4th). SK385711
4910.5 SSE Duffield, Derbyshire, S Alkmund (T), 10, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E. Tue. SK349427
5010.5 WNW Sheen, Staffordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK113615