Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Kemerton, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO945368
20.8 ENE Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
31.6 W Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
41.6 NW Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
52 ESE Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
62.4 SSW Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
73.2 E Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
83.2 NNW Eckington, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SO922414
93.2 NW Strensham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO910406
103.3 W Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
113.3 N Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
123.4 NE Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
133.9 NNE Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
144 NNW Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
154.1 NNE Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
164.1 ESE Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
174.2 SSE Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
184.3 W Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
194.4 NNW Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
204.4 SW Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Abbey Ch of S Mary V (S), 12, 27-0-5 (1374 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu. [website] SO890324
214.5 E Dumbleton, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP017357
224.6 WSW Bushley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SO874343
235.2 SSW Tredington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in A. [website] SO904294
245.3 ENE Hinton on the Green, Worcestershire, S Peter, 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] SP024400
255.6 N Pershore, Worcestershire, Abbey Ch of Holy Cross (T), 8, 25½ cwt (~1300 kg) in D. Rung from 'cage' above chancel crossing. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO947457
265.6 N Pershore, Worcestershire, S Andrew's Centre (T), 8, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G♯. Former church of S Andrew (Anglican). Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO948458
275.7 NW Earls Croome, Worcestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♯. [website] SO870420
285.7 S Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 19-2-21 (1000 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO960277
296 ESE Toddington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SP035330
306 WSW Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
316.2 NNE Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
326.2 WNW Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
336.3 NW Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
346.3 SW Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. [website] SO870299
356.5 NE Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
366.7 NNE Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
376.7 W Longdon, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO838362
386.8 SW Chaceley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor (cracked canons); ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO855306
396.9 SSW 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
407.1 NE Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
417.1 NW Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
427.2 SE Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP022282
437.3 NNW Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
447.3 WNW Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
457.4 NE Bengeworth, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SP044435
467.4 S Swindon Village, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; hexagonal tower. [website] SO934248
477.5 ESE Didbrook, Gloucestershire, S George (GF), 5, 6-0-21 (314 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; ropes fall in a straight line for 1-4. [website] SP054314
487.6 ESE Stanway, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 5, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in F♯. [website] SP060323
497.8 ESE Stanton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] SP068343
507.9 SSW Boddington, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SO894251