Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5101174.4 SW Britford, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU162284
5102174.5 W Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
5103174.5 W Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
5104174.5 NW Askrigg, North Yorkshire, S Oswald, 6, 10-1-25 (532 kg) in G♯. Mon 18:30. [website] SD947910
5105174.5 SW Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU150296
5106174.6 WSW Hereford, Herefordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO506397
5107174.6 WSW Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
5108174.7 WNW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
5109174.7 WSW Stone, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] ST684954
5110174.7 SW Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 8, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D♭. Thu. [website] SU143299
5111174.8 SW Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Paul, Fisherton Anger (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] SU138303
5112174.8 SW Ryde, Isle of Wight, S Michael & All Angels, Swanmore (T), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; church closed; ringing prohibited; tuning: 2,3,3 of 3. [website] SZ587913
5113174.8 W Kingsland, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F. Mon (3rd). [website] SO446612
5114174.8 WSW Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire, S David, 6, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A. [website] SO529317
5115174.8 WSW Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
5116174.8 W Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
5117174.9 NW Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. SD810721
5118175 WNW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
5119175 SW Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
5120175 WNW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
5121175 WSW Goodrich, Herefordshire, S Giles, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. [website] SO572190
5122175 WNW Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
5123175.1 WNW Higher Walton, Lancashire, All Saints, 8, 16-1-11 (831 kg) in E. Fri. SD578273
5124175.1 WSW Hentland, Herefordshire, S Dubricius (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] SO542263
5125175.1 WNW Samlesbury, Lancashire, S Leonard Less, 8, 19-1-10 (982 kg) in F. Fri. SD589303
5126175.2 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
5127175.3 SW Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
5128175.3 WSW English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO581158
5129175.3 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
5130175.3 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
5131175.3 WSW Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
5132175.3 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
5133175.4 WSW Burghill, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO479445
5134175.4 SW South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
5135175.5 WSW Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
5136175.5 WNW Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
5137175.5 W Aymestrey, Herefordshire, S John Bapt & S Alkmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO425651
5138175.6 W Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
5139175.6 WSW Lydney, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 10, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. PN shared Staunton; Newland; Lydney; Ruardean. Thu (3rd). [website] SO633025
5140175.6 SW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
5141175.7 WSW Cromhall, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. ST692905
5142175.7 SW Edington, Wiltshire, S Mary, S Katharine, & All Saints (S), 10, 24-0-24 (1230 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] ST926533
5143175.8 W Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
5144175.8 WNW Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
5145175.8 WNW Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, S Mary, Brownedge (RC) (T), 8, 14-3-24 (760 kg) in F♯. SD560261
5146175.9 W Wigmore, Herefordshire, S James Ap, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO412690
5147175.9 W Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
5148175.9 WNW Leyland, Lancashire, S Andrew, 10, 22-2-16 (1150 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. SD540215
5149176 WNW Parbold, Lancashire, Christ Church, Douglas (GF;T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD502107
5150176 SW Fugglestone St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line and 1,2 fall 2 inches apart; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU102313