Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Tathan, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. Unringable. ST017680
22.4 NNW St Mary Church, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. ST001715
32.4 WNW 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
42.5 NE 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
52.6 ENE Penmark, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST058688
63.2 W Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
73.3 N 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
83.4 NNE 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
94.1 E Porthkerry, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Curig (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST082666
104.2 NNW 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
114.3 NNW 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
124.8 NE Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740
136 NNE Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
146 NE St Nicholas, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. ST090743
156.1 E Merthyr Dyfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Dyfan & S Teilo, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST114694
166.6 NE 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
177.1 ENE Wenvoe, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. No regular ringing. ST121726
187.8 ENE St Andrews Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Andrew, 5 U/R, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tower unsafe. ST138714
197.9 NNW 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
208.3 E Sully, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Wed 18:30. ST151683
218.8 WNW St Brides Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Bridget, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. Mon. SS894750
229.8 N 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
2310.2 NW Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SS924815
2410.3 NW Bridgend, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, Newcastle, 8, 16-0-3 (814 kg) in F. No regular ringing. SS902800
2510.4 NE 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
2610.6 NE 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
2710.9 ENE Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine (S;T), 8, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F♯. Wed. ST188720
2811.3 NE Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F. Wed. ST153800
2911.5 NW Laleston, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S David, 6, 12-3-27 (660 kg) in G. Wed 18:00. SS875798
3011.5 ENE Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt, 10, 25-0-23 (1280 kg) in D. Thu. ST182764
3111.5 NW Pen-y-fai, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, All Saints (T), 6, 14-1-15 (731 kg) in F♯. Mon 19:00. SS893818
3212.6 WNW Newton Nottage, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check). SS836774
3313.1 NE Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
3413.5 SSW Minehead, Somerset, S Michael (T), 10, 22-0-23 (1128 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SS966467
3514 ENE Rumney, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine, 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in F♯. Mon. ST214791
3614.2 NNE Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Catherine, 8, 12-2-21 (645 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check). ST071901
3714.2 NNE Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
3814.3 NE Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
3914.5 SSW Selworthy, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SS919468
4015.2 S Dunster, Somerset, S George, 8, 20-1-6 (1031 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SS990436
4115.3 NE Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
4215.5 ENE St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
4315.5 SSW Porlock, Somerset, S Dubricius (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] SS886466
4415.7 S Carhampton, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST009426
4516 SSE St Decuman's, Somerset, S Decuman (T), 6, 16-0-0 (813 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 19:00. [website] ST064427
4616 SSW Luccombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in G. [website] SS910445
4716 SSW Wootton Courtenay, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SS938434
4816.3 NE Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
4916.3 S Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
5016.3 NW Llangynwyd, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Cynwyd (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SS857888