Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5501127.9 N Ottringham, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3 U/R, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TA267244
5502127.9 NNW Manchester, Greater Manchester, Holy Innocents, Fallowfield (T), 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. SJ855940
5503127.9 SW Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
5504128 NNW Crofton, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. SE377181
5505128 NW Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
5506128.1 WSW Fitzhead, Somerset, S James, 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. [website] ST119283
5507128.2 WSW Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
5508128.2 WSW Tolland, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F♯. ST100322
5509128.2 WSW Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
5510128.4 NNW Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, All Hallows, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed. SE197125
5511128.4 WSW Monksilver, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in G. [website] ST072374
5512128.4 WSW Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
5513128.5 SW Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
5514128.5 NW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
5515128.5 SW Lyme Regis, Dorset, S Michael Archangel, 10, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY343922
5516128.7 NNW Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
5517128.7 NNW Mossley, Greater Manchester, S George, 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD968022
5518128.7 NW Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
5519128.7 WSW Milverton, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 17-2-12 (894 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] ST121258
5520128.8 WSW Nynehead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST137227
5521128.8 WNW Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales, S Myllin, 6, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SJ141195
5522128.9 NNW Mossley, Greater Manchester, S John Bapt, Roughtown (T), 6 U/R, 11-0-22 (569 kg) in G. Unringable. SD976029
5523128.9 N Elloughton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary, 6, 6-1-5 (320 kg) in B. Thu 19:00. [website] SE944282
5524128.9 SW Uplyme, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. SY324935
5525128.9 WSW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
5526128.9 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218
5527129 NW Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
5528129 WSW Brompton Ralph, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST084323
5529129 W Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
5530129 N Drax, North Yorkshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SE675263
5531129 NW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
5532129.1 WSW Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
5533129.1 WSW Wellington, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 19-1-5 (980 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST140209
5534129.1 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
5535129.3 NW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
5536129.3 NNW Friezland, Greater Manchester, Christ Church, 6, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in E♭. SD984043
5537129.3 N Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, Minster Ch of the Most Holy & Undivided Trinity, 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble, 2♯, and 6♭; also a 25-bell carillon. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 20:00. TA099285
5538129.5 N Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary V, Lowgate (S), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. Tue. TA100287
5539129.6 NNW North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
5540129.6 NNW Knottingley, West Yorkshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE499240
5541129.6 N Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Peter, 8, 22-1-3 (1132 kg) in E♭. Wed. SE748282
5542129.7 WSW Clayhidon, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Tue. ST161156
5543129.7 NNW Horbury, West Yorkshire, S Peter & S Leonard (T), 8, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A♭. [website] SE295183
5544129.7 NNW Meltham, West Yorkshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. The ringing bells form part of a 10-bell chime. Thu 19:00. SE099106
5545129.7 N Burstwick, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 6, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Thu. TA227280
5546129.8 NNW Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, S Chad, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. SE007064
5547129.8 SW Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
5548129.8 N Kirk Ella, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Andrew (GF;S;T), 8, 19-0-12 (971 kg) in E. Tue. TA020297
5549129.9 N Hedon, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-1-19 (885 kg) in E. Mon (alt). TA188287
5550130 NNW Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-9 (538 kg) in A♭. Thu. SE361209