Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5501173.1 WNW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
5502173.1 W 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
5503173.2 NW Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
5504173.2 NW Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
5505173.2 NNW Woolley, West Yorkshire, S Peter, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. Thu. SE319130
5506173.2 NW Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
5507173.2 W Treborough, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. [website] ST010363
5508173.2 W Hockworthy, Devon, S Simon & S Jude, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. ST039195
5509173.2 WSW Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
5510173.3 WSW Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
5511173.3 NW Poynton, Cheshire, S George, 6, 13-2-17 (694 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SJ919835
5512173.4 WNW Gwenddwr, Powys, Wales, S Dubricius (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO064432
5513173.4 W 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
5514173.5 NW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
5515173.5 NW Glossop, Derbyshire, S James Gt, Whitfield (T), 8, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SK032935
5516173.6 NW Marple, Greater Manchester, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. Detached tower. Mon. SJ961879
5517173.7 WNW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
5518173.7 NNW Knottingley, West Yorkshire, S Botolph (T), 10, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in F♯. Wed. SE499240
5519173.7 WNW Llandefaelog, Powys, Wales, S Maelog (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed. SO033323
5520173.8 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, S Giles, 10, 18-0-19 (923 kg) in F. Mon. SE455218
5521173.8 NW Glossop, Derbyshire, All Saints (S;T), 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. [website] SK041948
5522173.8 WNW Chirbury, Shropshire, S Michael, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. SO261985
5523173.8 NNW Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SE981435
5524173.8 NNW Pontefract, West Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 12-1-7 (626 kg) in G. Access by double helix staircase. Thu (with additions). SE462224
5525173.9 NW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
5526173.9 W Dunster, Somerset, S George, 8, 20-1-6 (1031 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SS990436
5527173.9 W Clayhanger, Devon, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. ST021229
5528174.1 NNW Crofton, West Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. SE377181
5529174.2 NNW Birkin, North Yorkshire, S Mary (T), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SE530265
5530174.2 NNW Holme on Spalding Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in A. Sat 09:00. SE820389
5531174.3 NW Dinting Vale, Derbyshire, Holy Trinity, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Unringable. SK021943
5532174.3 W Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
5533174.3 NW Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
5534174.4 WSW Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
5535174.5 W Sampford Peverell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E. ST029142
5536174.5 NW Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
5537174.6 W Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
5538174.7 WSW Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
5539174.7 NNW Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Wed. SE877417
5540174.8 W 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
5541174.8 WSW Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
5542174.9 NNW North Featherstone, West Yorkshire, All Saints (T), 3, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SE421220
5543174.9 NW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
5544174.9 W Withiel Florey, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No mains electricity. [website] SS986332
5545175 NW Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
5546175 NW Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
5547175 NNW Bubwith, East Riding of Yorkshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A. SE711361
5548175.1 W Minehead, Somerset, S Michael (T), 10, 22-0-23 (1128 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SS966467
5549175.2 NNW Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S Helen, Sandal Magna, 6, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in G. Wed. SE343182
5550175.2 NNW Selby, North Yorkshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Germain (T), 12, 25-2-20 (1305 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SE615323