Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Birmingham, West Midlands, S Lazar (Serb Orth), Bournville, 3, 9-1-23 (480 kg) in A♭. No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,5 of 5. [website] SP034809
20.9 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Selly Oak, 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SP037822
31.1 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Laurence, Northfield (GF;T), 10, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SP025793
41.5 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
51.9 N Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter, Harborne (T), 8, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Mon. [website] SP028839
62.8 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Edgbaston (GF), 8, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed (term only). SP057847
73 NE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Anne, Moseley (T), 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SP074836
83.1 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Moseley (GF;T), 10, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in F. Mon. SP077831
94.3 NE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865
104.3 NNW Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
114.4 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, Cath Ch of S Philip, 12, 31-0-21 (1584 kg) in D. [website] SP069870
124.5 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Paul (T), 10, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Thu. SP064874
134.5 WNW Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
144.7 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, Metropolitan Cath Ch of S Chad (RC), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in F. SP069875
155.3 S Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
165.5 ESE Shirley, West Midlands, S James Gt, 8, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP119788
175.7 NW Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
185.9 NW Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
196 NNW Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
206 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
216.3 WNW Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
226.3 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter & S Paul, Aston, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Thu. SP082899
236.6 W Clent, Worcestershire, S Leonard, 8, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SO928793
246.6 SE Salter Street, West Midlands, S Patrick, 5, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A. [website] SP122748
257 W Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
267.1 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Edburgha, Yardley, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SP134863
277.2 WNW Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
287.2 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S John Ev, Perry Barr, 8, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F. Mon. SP068920
297.3 SSE Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
307.4 NW Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
317.5 E Solihull, West Midlands, S Alphege, 12, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] SP153792
327.6 WSW Belbroughton, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO919768
337.6 N West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
347.7 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Giles, Sheldon, 8, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in A♭. SP151846
357.9 W Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
368 SW Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
378.1 NW Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
388.1 SE Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue 20:00. [website] SP113705
398.2 WNW Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
408.2 NE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Barnabas, Erdington (T), 8, 15-1-15 (782 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] SP109917
418.2 S Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
428.5 WNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
438.6 NE Birmingham, West Midlands, Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington (RC), 8, 15-3-16 (807 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP112923
448.7 WNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
458.7 NE Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898
469.1 NW Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
479.1 WNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
489.1 SSE Redditch, Worcestershire, S Peter, Ipsley (T), 6, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G♯. [website] SP065665
499.3 NNE Boldmere, West Midlands, S Michael, 8, 13-3-14 (705 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP109938
509.3 N Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958