Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Swansea, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 20-2-12 (1047 kg) in E. Thu. SS656929
21.8 W Swansea, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Paul, Sketty, 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F. Tue. SS627927
33.8 N Llangyfelach, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S David & S Cyfelach (GF), 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Detached tower. Fri 18:30. SS646989
45.6 NW Gorseinon, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SS586987
56 E 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
66.7 NE Dyffryn, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Matthew, 6, 12-1-0 (622 kg) in A♭. Tue (not always: check). SS738998
76.7 ENE Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Thomas, 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SS753976
86.8 ESE 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
97.1 ENE Cadoxton juxta Neath, Neath Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg, 6, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in B. Wed. SS755985
109.1 NE 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
1110.4 WNW Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Elli, 8, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A♭. SN506005
1212.7 E Llangynwyd, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Cynwyd (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SS857888
1313.5 WNW Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Mary, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SN453010
1414.1 W Llangennith, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Cennydd, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SS428914
1514.3 N Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Tybie, 3 U/R, 8-2-25 (443 kg). Unringable. SN618155
1614.7 SE Newton Nottage, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check). SS836774
1715.8 ESE Laleston, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S David, 6, 12-3-27 (660 kg) in G. Wed 18:00. SS875798
1816.2 ESE Pen-y-fai, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, All Saints (T), 6, 14-1-15 (731 kg) in F♯. Mon 19:00. SS893818
1917.2 ESE Bridgend, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, Newcastle, 8, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in F. No regular ringing. SS902800
2018 ESE Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
2118.3 N Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Teilo (T), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G♯. SN629222
2218.5 SE St Brides Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Mon. SS894750
2318.6 NNW Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S David (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SN534202
2419.5 E Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
2520.5 ESE 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
2621.9 WNW Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Ystyffan, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Wed. SN349107
2722.3 ENE 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
2822.3 N Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Cadoc, 4 U/R, 4-1-25 (227 kg) in C. Unringable; 3rd (4-3-26) is heavier than tenor. SN706284
2922.6 NW Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in E. Thu 18:30. SN415202
3023.5 ESE 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
3123.8 ESE 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
3224.4 SE Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
3324.8 WNW Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Martin, 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in B♭. Mon 19:00. SN302114
3424.8 SE Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
3524.9 ESE 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
3625.2 ENE Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
3725.2 ESE St Mary Church, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. ST001715
3825.4 ESE St Hilary, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Hilary, 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in B. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST016732
3925.7 ENE Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Tydfil (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in F. Tue 19:00. SO049058
4025.8 E Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 12-2-21 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check). ST071901
4126.4 NNE Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Dingad, Llandingat (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A♯. SN763340
4227 ESE Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
4327.1 ESE Llantrithyd, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (GF), 5 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST043727
4427.2 ESE St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Tathan, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. Unringable. ST017680
4527.3 S Lynton, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-2 (496 kg) in A♭. SS720494
4627.4 NE Defynnog, Powys, Wales, S Cynog, 6, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F♯. Thu. SN925279
4727.9 ESE Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740
4828 E Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
4928.2 ESE Llancarfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 6, 5-1-11 (272 kg) in C. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST051702
5028.3 ESE 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