Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wigmore, Herefordshire, S James Ap, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO412690
22.6 SSE Aymestrey, Herefordshire, S John Bapt & S Alkmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO425651
33.2 N Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
43.6 NNE Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
54.5 E Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
64.7 NW Bucknell, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 4-2-8 (232 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. SO354738
75.2 ESE Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
85.3 SSE Kingsland, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F. Mon (3rd). [website] SO446612
95.6 NNW Hopton Heath, Shropshire, The Fire Ring (GF), 8, 0-2-8 (29 kg) in C. Ringing currently not permitted. SO382775
106.1 N Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
116.1 ESE Eye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♭. [website] SO496638
126.2 SSW Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. [website] SO369600
136.4 NE Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
146.6 S Eardisland, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in G. Mon (1st). [website] SO420585
156.6 WSW Presteigne, Powys, Wales, S Andrew, 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (exc 1st). [website] SO315645
166.8 W Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672
176.8 NNE Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
187 S Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
197 WNW Stowe, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SO310737
207.1 ENE Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
217.1 E Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
227.6 NNW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
237.7 SSE Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
247.9 NE Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
258 N Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
268.1 WNW Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
278.1 SE Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
288.4 ESE Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
298.4 ESE Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
308.9 S Dilwyn, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SO415546
319.2 SW Knill, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO291604
329.4 SSW Lyonshall, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO330562
339.4 NNE Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
3410 NW Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
3510.1 SSE Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
3610.1 WSW Evancoyd, Powys, Wales, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; rung from porch. SO262626
3710.2 SE Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
3810.3 ESE Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
3910.3 N Wistanstow, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. SO432855
4010.7 S Weobley, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SO401518
4110.7 SW Kington, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 11-0-23 (569 kg) in F. Wed (1st). [website] SO291567
4211 ENE Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
4311.2 NNW Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
4411.3 E Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Wed 19:00. [website] SO594683
4511.6 S King's Pyon, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. [website] SO438506
4611.7 NNE Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
4711.8 SSE Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
4811.9 WSW Old Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Stephen (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. SO249590
4912 SSW Almeley, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. Fri (2nd). [website] SO332515
5012.1 ESE Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614