Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5851166.9 NNW Brighouse, West Yorkshire, S Martin, 8, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Fri. SE143231
5852166.9 W Challacombe, Devon, Holy Trinity (T), 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. SS679406
5853167 NNW Prestwich, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 16-0-15 (820 kg) in E. Wed. SD810036
5854167 W High Bray, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in A♭. SS689343
5855167 WSW Dunsford, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in G. Fri. SX812892
5856167.1 WSW Cheldon, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4, 5-1-9 (271 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SS734134
5857167.2 NNW Stillingfleet, North Yorkshire, S Helen (GF), 3 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg). Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SE593410
5858167.2 N Kilnwick, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,3 of 4. SE996495
5859167.3 W Charles, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 8-3-25 (456 kg) in A. SS687329
5860167.3 W Llangyfelach, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S David & S Cyfelach (GF), 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Detached tower. Fri 18:30. SS646989
5861167.3 NW Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
5862167.3 WSW Colebrooke, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in F. Thu. SS769000
5863167.4 NNW Leeds, West Yorkshire, S Mary, Whitkirk, 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] SE363335
5864167.4 WSW Torquay, Devon, S Mary Magd, Upton, 8, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in F. Thu. SX913643
5865167.4 WSW Bridford, Devon, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX815863
5866167.5 WSW Kingsteignton, Devon, S Michael, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. SX871728
5867167.5 WSW Coffinswell, Devon, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SX891684
5868167.6 WSW Torquay, Devon, The Apostle Andrew (Gk Orth), Tor Mohun, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Former church of S Saviour (Anglican) (until 1981); bells owned by Exeter Diocese; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor. SX909643
5869167.6 NW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
5870167.6 N Nunburnholme, East Riding of Yorkshire, S James (GF;T), 6, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. SE847477
5871167.7 N Middleton on the Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Andrew, 6, 14-0-13 (717 kg) in G. SE946495
5872167.7 W George Nympton, Devon, S George (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tue. SS700229
5873167.8 NNW Milnrow, Greater Manchester, S James (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu. SD928128
5874167.8 NW Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
5875167.8 NW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
5876167.9 NNW Escrick, North Yorkshire, S Helen, 12, 34-2-10 (1757 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. SE628431
5877167.9 WSW Hennock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. [website] SX830809
5878167.9 NNW Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
5879167.9 NNW Aberford, West Yorkshire, S Ricarius (GF), 4, 5-1-0 (267 kg) in B. SE432371
5880168 NNW Ripponden, West Yorkshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in A♭. SE041197
5881168.1 NW Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
5882168.1 W East Buckland, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-1-6 (371 kg) in A. SS677313
5883168.1 WSW Down St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A♭. SS742044
5884168.1 NW Culcheth (Newchurch), Cheshire, dedication unknown (T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ661949
5885168.1 WSW Lapford, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Fri. SS731082
5886168.1 NNW Drighlington, West Yorkshire, S Paul (T), 8, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in F. Mon. SE224291
5887168.2 W Swansea, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Paul, Sketty, 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F. Tue. SS627927
5888168.3 NW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
5889168.4 NNW Lightcliffe, West Yorkshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in D♭. Tue. SE136254
5890168.4 WSW Cheriton Bishop, Devon, S Mary, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SX773935
5891168.4 NNW Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
5892168.5 NNW Leeds, West Yorkshire, Minster Ch of S Peter, 12, 40-1-27 (2057 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SE306333
5893168.5 WSW Kingskerswell, Devon, S Mary (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in G♯. Wed. SX875678
5894168.6 WSW Chawleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 15-3-23 (811 kg) in F. Thu. SS711126
5895168.6 NW Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
5896168.6 WSW Newton Abbot, Devon, S Leonard's Tower, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Tower of former church of S Leonard (Anglican). SX858712
5897168.8 NNW Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SE400374
5898168.8 WSW Torquay, Devon, S George & S Mary, Cockington, 6, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX890637
5899168.8 NNW Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SE506410
5900168.8 WSW Highweek, Devon, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX851720