Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ansley, Warwickshire, S Lawrence, Church End, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] SP290926
21.3 SSW Arley, Warwickshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 6, 7-0-12 (361 kg) in A. [website] SP283906
32.4 SSE Astley, Warwickshire, S Mary V, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] SP310894
43.1 WSW Shustoke, Warwickshire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Tue. [website] SP242909
53.1 NE Mancetter, Warwickshire, S Peter (T), 5, 20½ cwt (~1040 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SP320966
63.4 S Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
73.5 NNE Atherstone, Warwickshire, S Mary (T), 8, 8-1-6 (422 kg) in A. Octagonal tower. Wed (not always: check). [website] SP308979
83.6 NE Witherley, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 5, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). SP325973
93.6 W Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
104.7 NE Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in A♭. SP350971
114.7 ESE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, All Saints, Chilvers Coton, 10, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. [website] SP363907
124.7 E Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
134.7 S Corley, Warwickshire, dedication unknown (GF;T), 5, 5-1-16 (274 kg) in B♯. Rung from nave; tuning: (approx) 1-4,5♯ of 5. [website] SP301851
145.2 N Grendon, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in F♯. [website] SK287009
155.2 WNW Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
165.3 W Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
175.6 SE Bedworth, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. [website] SP359869
185.6 SSE Exhall, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SP340850
195.8 NNE Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SK326013
205.9 WSW Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
216 ENE Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-3-8 (550 kg) in F♯. SP382955
226.3 NNW Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
236.5 SSE Keresley, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 6, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP316825
246.5 NE Sibson, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. Mon (2nd). SK354009
257 W Curdworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas & S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP177928
267.1 N Orton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Edith of Polesworth (S;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon (4th). SK304039
277.1 W Wishaw, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B♭. [website] SP176945
287.2 SSW Meriden, West Midlands, S Laurence (T), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise. [website] SP252816
297.2 ESE Bulkington, Warwickshire, S James (T), 8, 12-1-23 (633 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP391867
307.3 ENE Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
317.4 SSE Foleshill, West Midlands, S Laurence, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,1,3 of 4. [website] SP353825
327.5 S Allesley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SP301806
337.6 ESE Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 5, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B. [website] SP409899
347.6 NW Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
357.9 WNW Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
368.2 NNE Twycross, Leicestershire, S James, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable. SK338049
378.5 N Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
388.5 E Hinckley, Leicestershire, Assumption of SMV, 8, 22-0-6 (1120 kg) in D. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SP427938
398.7 SE Shilton, Warwickshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SP403843
408.8 NW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
418.8 SE Ansty, Warwickshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SP399836
428.8 SSW Berkswell, West Midlands, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP243791
438.9 SSE Coventry, West Midlands, Ruined Cath Ch of S Michael, 12, 33-3-6 (1717 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SP335789
449 SW Bickenhill, West Midlands, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Tue 20:00. [website] SP188824
459.1 SW Hampton in Arden, West Midlands, S Mary & S Bartholomew (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] SP202807
469.1 SE Walsgrave on Sowe, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B. [website] SP379808
479.2 ESE Wolvey, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in G. [website] SP430879
489.2 NNE Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
499.2 SSE Coventry, West Midlands, S Michael, Stoke (GF;T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP357794
509.2 ENE Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004