Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Rhymney, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S David, 6 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SO112080
23.5 E Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, Gwent, Wales, Christ Church (T), 8, 24-3-25 (1269 kg) in D. SO168088
34.1 WSW Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Tydfil (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in F. Tue 19:00. SO049058
44.9 W Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
55.8 SE Bedwellty, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Sannan (GF;T), 8, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Wed. SO166003
67.6 WSW 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
78.6 ENE Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
88.6 E Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
98.7 NE Llangattock, Powys, Wales, S Cattwg (GF;T), 8, 14-2-11 (742 kg) in F. SO210178
1010.1 SSE Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
1110.4 N Llanfeugan, Powys, Wales, S Meugan, 8, 12-0-19 (618 kg) in G. SO086245
1210.7 NNE Cwmdu, Powys, Wales, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in E. Tue. SO180238
1310.9 N Cathedine, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Church closed; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SO143251
1411 NE Llanbedr Ystrad Yw, Powys, Wales, S Peter (GF;S), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). SO239204
1511.3 ESE Trevethin, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). SO283020
1611.3 N Llangasty Talyllyn, Powys, Wales, S Gastyn (GF), 4, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO133261
1711.4 SSW Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 12-2-21 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check). ST071901
1811.5 SW Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
1911.8 S Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
2012.2 SSE Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
2112.3 N Llangors, Powys, Wales, S Paulinus (GF), 6 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. Unringable. SO134276
2212.3 ENE Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
2312.7 N Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
2412.8 E Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
2513.4 ENE Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
2613.4 NNW 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
2713.4 NNW 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
2813.5 ESE Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
2913.6 SSE Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
3013.7 NNW 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
3114.3 SE Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
3214.3 SSE Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
3315 NE Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Martin, 6 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO298233
3415.2 SE Llantarnam, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 4-2-14 (235 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. ST306931
3515.7 ESE Llanfrechfa, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, All Saints (GF), 8, 5-2-27 (292 kg) in B♭. Tue. ST320936
3615.8 SSW 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
3715.9 NNW Llandefaelog, Powys, Wales, S Maelog (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed. SO033323
3816.3 N Talgarth, Powys, Wales, S Gwendoline, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. PN alternates: Bronllys; Talgarth. Thu (alt). SO157338
3916.5 SE Bassaleg, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Basil, 8, 14-1-17 (732 kg) in F. ST277871
4016.6 SSE Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
4116.7 SSE Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
4216.8 N Bronllys, Powys, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. PN alternates: Bronllys; Talgarth; detached tower. Thu (alt). SO143349
4316.9 NW Defynnog, Powys, Wales, S Cynog, 6, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F♯. Thu. SN925279
4417.1 ESE Usk, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO379008
4517.3 S 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
4617.5 SSE Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
4717.5 S Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F. Wed. ST153800
4817.6 SE Newport, Newport, Gwent, Wales, Cath Ch of S Woolos, 12, 21-2-20 (1101 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. ST308876
4917.7 ESE Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
5017.7 SE Caerleon, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in B♭. Wed. ST339906