Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Elvan (T), 8, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. Ringing temporarily suspended; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO002025
23.6 NE Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Tydfil (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in F. Tue 19:00. SO049058
33.9 NNE Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
44.4 SSW Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
57.6 ENE Rhymney, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S David, 6 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SO112080
68.8 SSE Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 12-2-21 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check). ST071901
710.3 E Bedwellty, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Sannan (GF;T), 8, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Wed. SO166003
810.6 SE Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
911 ENE Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, Gwent, Wales, Christ Church (T), 8, 24-3-25 (1269 kg) in D. SO168088
1012.2 SSE Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, S Gwynno, & S Dyfodwg, 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present. ST046834
1112.4 SW Llangynwyd, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Cynwyd (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SS857888
1213 ESE Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
1313.3 SE Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
1413.7 SE Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
1513.9 SSW Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
1614.5 SSW Pen-y-fai, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, All Saints (T), 6, 14-1-15 (731 kg) in F♯. Mon 19:00. SS893818
1714.7 NNE Llanfeugan, Powys, Wales, S Meugan, 8, 12-0-19 (618 kg) in G. SO086245
1814.7 S St Mary Hill, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 4, 5-1-5 (269 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. SS957793
1915.3 SSW Bridgend, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, Newcastle, 8, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in F. No regular ringing. SS902800
2015.4 W Cadoxton juxta Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg, 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B. Wed. SS755985
2115.7 WSW Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Thomas, 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SS753976
2215.9 ENE Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
2316.1 SSE Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, Christ Church (GF;T), 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST132801
2416.1 W Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S John Ev (GF), 3, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SN743046
2516.1 NE Llangattock, Powys, Wales, S Cattwg (GF;T), 8, 14-2-11 (742 kg) in F. SO210178
2616.1 SSW Laleston, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S David, 6, 12-3-27 (660 kg) in G. Wed 18:00. SS875798
2716.2 N Brecon, Powys, Wales, S David, Llanfaes (GF), 6, 12-0-19 (618 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Cath; S Mary; Cath; S Mary; (5: Llanfaes). Mon (5th). SO037283
2816.2 ENE Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
2916.4 N Brecon, Powys, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in E♭. PN rotates: Cath; S Mary; Cath; S Mary; (5: Llanfaes). Mon (2nd, 4th). SO045285
3016.4 W Dyffryn, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Matthew, 6, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in A♭. Tue (not always: check). SS738998
3116.4 SSE Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
3216.5 NNW Defynnog, Powys, Wales, S Cynog, 6, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F♯. Thu. SN925279
3316.6 NNE Cathedine, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Church closed; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SO143251
3416.6 ESE Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
3516.7 N Brecon, Powys, Wales, Cath Ch of S John Ev (T), 10, 16-2-14 (845 kg) in E. PN rotates: Cath; S Mary; Cath; S Mary; (5: Llanfaes). Mon (1st, 3rd). SO044290
3616.7 WSW Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (1st). SS762901
3716.7 WSW Baglan, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catharine, 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in G. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SS752922
3816.8 NNE Llangasty Talyllyn, Powys, Wales, S Gastyn (GF), 4, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO133261
3916.8 SE Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
4016.8 SE Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F. Wed. ST153800
4117 SSE Peterston-super-Ely, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (GF), 6, 10-0-18 (516 kg) in A♭. Only limited ringing allowed. ST082764
4217.3 NE Cwmdu, Powys, Wales, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in E. Tue. SO180238
4317.3 S Cowbridge, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, Holy Cross, 8, 15-3-13 (806 kg) in E. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS994746
4417.5 E Trevethin, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). SO283020
4517.5 NNE Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
4617.6 NNE Llangors, Powys, Wales, S Paulinus (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable. SO134276
4717.7 S Llanblethian, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in G. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] SS984740
4817.9 SSE Llandaff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, Cath Ch of S Peter & S Paul (S;T), 12, 24-1-15 (1239 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] ST155781
4917.9 ESE Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
5018.1 SSE Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740