Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Llanfrechfa, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, All Saints (GF), 8, 5-2-27 (292 kg) in B♭. Tue. ST320936
20.9 WSW Llantarnam, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 4-2-14 (235 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. ST306931
32.2 SSE Caerleon, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in B♭. Wed. ST339906
43.4 N Panteg, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. ST310990
53.6 WSW Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
63.8 ENE Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
73.8 S Newport, Newport, Gwent, Wales, Cath Ch of S Woolos, 12, 21-2-20 (1101 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. ST308876
83.9 ENE Llangybi, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cybi (GF), 8, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). ST373966
94.7 SE Llanwern, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 5, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. ST370878
104.8 SSW Bassaleg, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Basil, 8, 14-1-17 (732 kg) in F. ST277871
115.7 NNW Trevethin, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). SO283020
125.8 NE Usk, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 8, 14-1-7 (727 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO379008
136.3 SSE Nash, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-18 (402 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. ST343836
146.7 WSW Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
156.7 ESE Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing; rung from aisle : south. ST424908
167.2 SSW St Brides Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST292823
177.5 SW Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
187.7 ESE Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
197.7 SSW Marshfield, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (T), 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. ST261825
207.9 W Mynyddislwyn, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Tudor (GF;T), 8, 12-1-4 (624 kg) in F♯. ST193939
218.2 SE Redwick, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas Ap (GF), 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST412841
228.2 ENE Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Jerome (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable. SO433005
238.7 NE Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039
249 SSW Peterstone Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, former ch of S Peter (GF), 8 U/R, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST267801
259.1 ENE Wolvesnewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 5-1-3 (268 kg) in D. Ringing currently not permitted. ST454997
269.5 SW St Mellons, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mellon, 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G. Fri. ST228814
279.5 SW Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Edeyrn, 6, 6-0-20 (314 kg) in B♭. Wed 19:00. ST220819
289.6 WSW Bedwas, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Barrwg, 6 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. ST170891
299.8 E Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
309.8 N Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
3110.3 NNW Blaenavon, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in A♭. Fri. SO251087
3210.4 WNW Bedwellty, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Sannan (GF;T), 8, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F♯. Wed. SO166003
3310.6 ESE Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
3411.1 WSW Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
3511.1 SW Rumney, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Augustine, 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in F♯. Mon. ST214791
3611.5 SW Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Isan (GF), 6, 3-3-20 (200 kg) in E♭. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST176818
3712 NNE Tregaer, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Only limited ringing allowed. SO417102
3812.7 E Mathern, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Tewdric (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. ST523908
3912.7 NNE Penrhos, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc (GF), 4, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SO415117
4012.8 N Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
4113 NE Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Clement (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Thu. SO477075
4213.3 SW Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F. Wed. ST153800
4313.3 NW Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, Gwent, Wales, Christ Church (T), 8, 24-3-25 (1269 kg) in D. SO168088
4413.4 E Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 16-1-24 (836 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). ST535939
4513.4 NE Trellech, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Mon. SO500054
4613.5 NE Dingestow, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Dingad (GF), 6, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in F♯. 5th (8-0-16) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SO457104
4713.5 WSW Eglwysilan, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Ilan, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST106890
4813.7 SW Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt, 10, 25-0-23 (1280 kg) in D. Thu. ST182764
4914 SW 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
5014.1 N Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163