Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
2 Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
3 All Cannings, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in E. [website] SU069615
4 Almeley, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Fri (2nd). [website] SO332515
5 Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
6 Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
7 Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
8 Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in E. [website] SO818251
9 Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, S Michael & All Angels, 12, 25-2-25 (1307 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed. [website] SJ941989
10 Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
11 Awre, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO708080
12 Ballingham, Herefordshire, S Dubricius, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg). Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO575316
13 Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
14 Belbroughton, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO919768
15 Berriew, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 8, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A. Wed. SJ187008
16 Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
17 Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
18 Bourton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SO597963
19 Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
20 Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Westbury on Trym (S;T), 6, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST573774
21 Bristol, City of Bristol, Priory Ch of S James (RC) (T), 10, 27¼ cwt (~1380 kg) in D. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 1993). Fri (alt 4th: check). [website] ST589734
22 Broadwell, Gloucestershire, S Paul, 6, 6-0-4 (307 kg) in B♭. [website] SP200277
23 Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-0 (368 kg) in A♭. [website] SO742336
24 Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
25 Camborne, Cornwall, S Martin & S Meriadoc (GF), 8, 17-1-26 (888 kg) in F. Tue. SW645400
26 Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt, 10, 25-0-23 (1280 kg) in D. Thu. ST182764
27 Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
28 Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
29 Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
30 Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
31 Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
32 Claverley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 15-1-7 (778 kg) in F. Tue (2nd) 20:00. SO792934
33 Colwall, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 10, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] SO738423
34 Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
35 Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
36 Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. [website] SO870299
37 Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
38 Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
39 Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO920260
40 Feckenham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP009616
41 Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
42 Georgeham, Devon, S George (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F♯. SS464398
43 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, S Mary de Crypt, 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F. [website] SO830184
44 Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
45 Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, S Peter, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP644016
46 Great Milton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in E. [website] SP627024
47 Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
48 Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
49 Guilsfield, Powys, Wales, S Aelhaiarn, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. SJ219116
50 Hempsted, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF), 8, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SO813170