Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5351173.8 WSW Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
5352173.9 W Almeley, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Fri (2nd). [website] SO332515
5353173.9 W Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
5354173.9 NW Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. SD810721
5355173.9 SW Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
5356173.9 WSW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
5357173.9 W Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672
5358173.9 SW Milford on Sea, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SZ290921
5359174 WNW Leyland, Lancashire, S James, Moss Side (T), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SD517217
5360174 WSW Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in A. Thu (alt). [website] SO387287
5361174 WSW Priston, Somerset, S Luke, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST692604
5362174 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
5363174 NW Sedgefield, Durham, S Edmund (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in A♭. Thu. NZ356288
5364174 SW Freshwater, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Wed 18:00. [website] SZ346873
5365174.1 SW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
5366174.1 WNW Chipping, Lancashire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A. Thu. SD622433
5367174.2 WSW Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
5368174.3 SW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
5369174.3 WSW Mathern, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Tewdric (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. ST523908
5370174.4 W Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
5371174.4 WSW Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
5372174.4 W Letton, Herefordshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO335464
5373174.4 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Horfield (T), 5, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] ST591767
5374174.4 SW Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
5375174.5 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Werburgh (Bristol Climbing Centre), Baptist Mills, 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. [website] ST600749
5376174.5 NW Askrigg, North Yorkshire, S Oswald, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Mon 18:30. [website] SD947910
5377174.5 WNW Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
5378174.5 W Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
5379174.6 WNW Preston, Lancashire, Minster Ch of S John Ev (T), 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in F. Tue. SD541293
5380174.6 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, S Luke, Brislington, 6, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST620707
5381174.6 WNW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
5382174.7 W Bredwardine, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in B♭. PN alternates: Bredwardine; Clifford. Wed (alt). [website] SO334445
5383174.7 WNW Shotwick, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ336717
5384174.7 WSW Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
5385174.7 WNW Croston, Lancashire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Mon. SD489183
5386174.7 SW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
5387174.7 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
5388174.8 WSW Marksbury, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6 U/R, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST666623
5389174.8 W Chirbury, Shropshire, S Michael, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. SO261985
5390174.9 WSW Peterchurch, Herefordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G. Access to ringing room by steps and lift. [website] SO344385
5391175 WSW Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670
5392175.1 WSW Rowlestone, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO373271
5393175.1 NW Heighington, Durham, S Michael (GF), 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in G. Wed. NZ248223
5394175.1 WSW St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
5395175.1 WSW Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
5396175.2 WNW Hawarden, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 6, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ315659
5397175.2 WNW Westhead, Lancashire, S James, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SD436071
5398175.2 W Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
5399175.2 WSW Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Westbury on Trym (S;T), 6, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST573774
5400175.3 SW East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305