Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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6951261.8 W Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Cath Ch of S Canice, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Fri (exc July, Aug) 20:00. S503563
6952262 SW Helston, Cornwall, S Michael, 8, 15-3-7 (803 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SW657277
6953262.3 NNW Dunblane, Stirling, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Blane & S Laurence (S), 8, 24-2-24 (1256 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Wed. [website] NN781013
6954262.4 SW Sithney, Cornwall, S Sithney, 3, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. SW636289
6955262.7 SW Lelant, Cornwall, S Uny (GF), 6, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G♯. Sat (1st) 10:30. SW548377
6956263.2 SW Carbis Bay, Cornwall, S Anta & All Saints, 10, 9-2-5 (485 kg) in G♯. Fri. SW530384
6957263.7 SW St Erth, Cornwall, S Ercus (GF), 6, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A. SW549350
6958264 SW Cury, Cornwall, S Corentyn (GF), 6, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in A♭. SW677212
6959264.5 NNW Dundee, City of Dundee, Scotland, Old Steeple (S Mary's Tower), 8, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also 6 bells on display (Antiquities Rm below Ringing Chamber); tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] NO401301
6960264.5 NNW Dundee, City of Dundee, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Paul, 8, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] NO404303
6961264.8 SW Mullion, Cornwall, S Mellanus (GF), 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in A♭. Tue. SW678192
6962265.3 SW St Hilary, Cornwall, S Hilary of Poitiers (GF), 6 U/R, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in B. Bells in store; unringable. SW550313
6963265.3 SW Towednack, Cornwall, S Tewinock (GF), 8, 7-3-3 (395 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SW486380
6964266.4 SW Landewednack, Cornwall, S Winwallow (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B♭. 5th (8-2-12) is heavier than tenor. Tue. SW711126
6965266.6 SW Ludgvan, Cornwall, S Ludgvan, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in A. Tue. SW505330
6966266.6 SW Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, S Michael & S Piran (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SW537295
6967266.6 SW Zennor, Cornwall, S Senara V (GF), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. SW454385
6968268.1 SW Gulval, Cornwall, S Gulval, 8, 12-2-3 (636 kg) in F♯. Tue. SW484317
6969269.2 SW Penzance, Cornwall, S Mary V (T), 8, 23-3-23 (1217 kg) in D. SW475300
6970269.5 SW Madron, Cornwall, S Maddern, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. SW453318
6971271 SW Paul, Cornwall, S Pol de Leon, 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. Wed. SW464270
6972273.4 SW St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, S Just (GF), 3, 8-3-27 (457 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SW371314
6973274.1 SW St Buryan, Cornwall, S Buriana, 6, 37-2-9 (1909 kg) in C♯. The heaviest ring of six bells. Fri. SW409257
6974276.5 SW Sennen, Cornwall, S Sennen (GF), 6, 5-3-22 (302 kg) in B. Mon. SW357255
6975276.8 SW St Levan, Cornwall, S Levan (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SW380222
6976279.6 NNW Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, Ruined Cath Ch of S Columba, 6, 6-3-2 (344 kg) in C. Building owned by Historic Environment Scotland. Sat 10:00. NO023426
6977280.7 NW Coleraine, Derry, Northern Ireland, S Patrick, 8, 20-1-12 (1034 kg) in E♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). C849324
6978284.7 W Thurles, Tipperary, Republic of Ireland, Cath Ch of The Assumption (RC), 8 U/R, 31¾ cwt (~1610 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; detached tower. S129587
6979287.5 NNW Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, All Saints, 10, 41-2-8 (2112 kg) in C. Detached tower. [website] NN094084
6980292.3 WNW Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Cath Ch of S Macartin, 10, 20-2-15 (1048 kg) in D. Thu 19:00. H233442
6981298.3 WNW Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland, Cath Ch of S Columb, 10, 32-0-6 (1628 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 3♯ and 7♯; the ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. C433164
6982303.1 N Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Mary of The Assumption (RC), 8, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in A. The ringing bells form part of a 14-bell chime. Thu (with exceptions). NJ936060
6983303.7 SW Hugh Town, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, S Mary V (T), 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. Wed 19:00. [website] SV906105
6984304.7 N Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Machar, 8, 14-0-6 (714 kg) in F♯. Mon 18:30. [website] NJ938087
6985318.8 NNW Tulloch, Highland, Scotland, The Last Tower (GF;S;T), 8, 1-1-15 (70 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Tulloch Ringing Centre. Tue 19:00. [website] NN329806
6986318.8 NNW Tulloch, Highland, Scotland, Tulloch Ringing Centre (GF;S;T), 12, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. ART Teaching Centre: Tulloch Ringing Centre. Tue 19:00. [website] NN329806
6987318.8 W Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Cath Ch of S Mary, 8, 24-0-1 (1220 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. R578575
6988319.4 W Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Mount S Alphonsus (RC), 10, 21-0-25 (1078 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. R570562
6989321.2 W Doneraile, Cork, Republic of Ireland, S Mary, 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri. R601077
6990321.3 W Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland, Cath Ch of S Mary & S Anne, Shandon (RC), 8 U/R, 32 cwt (~1630 kg) in C♯. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime; unringable; anticlockwise. W672725
6991321.6 W Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland, Cath Ch of S Fin Barre, 12, 27-0-20 (1381 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed (exc July, Aug) 20:00. W669714
6992321.8 NNW Fort William, Highland, Scotland, S Andrew, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D♭. Unringable. NN103740
6993335 W Bandon, Cork, Republic of Ireland, S Peter, Ballymodan, 6, 14-1-17 (732 kg) in G. Wed 20:00. W489547
6994346.8 NNW Inverness, Highland, Scotland, Cath Ch of S Andrew (S), 10, 16-3-12 (856 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Thu. NH664449
6995350.2 W Rosscarbery, Cork, Republic of Ireland, Cath & Parish Ch of S Fachtna, 6, 12-2-3 (636 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. W286365
6996350.7 W Dunmanway, Cork, Republic of Ireland, S Mary (T), 8, 2-2-4 (129 kg) in D. [website] W233527
6997360.6 W Skibbereen, Cork, Republic of Ireland, Abbeystrewry Church, 6, 3-0-5 (155 kg) in E. Tue. W119336
6998726 SSE Vernet-les-Bains, France, S George (GF;S;T), 10, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. [website]
6999865.8 S Madrid, Spain, Iglesia de San Francisco el Grande (The Royal Church) (RC), 8 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Unringable Only bells 2,4,6 have wheels; tuning: 1-6,7♯,8 of 8. [website]
70003031.1 WNW Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, Cath Ch of Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed.