Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
21.7 ESE Wombourne, Staffordshire, S Benedict Biscop, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO876931
32.7 ENE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
43.6 SW Bobbington, Staffordshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D♭. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. SO808905
53.6 NNW Pattingham, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] SO820991
63.7 W Claverley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 15-1-7 (778 kg) in F. Tue (2nd) 20:00. SO792934
74 SE Kingswinford, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 8, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO893893
84.1 E Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
94.2 ENE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, former ch of S Luke, Blakenhall, 8, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. SO913971
104.5 NNE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, Tettenhall, 8, 14-3-25 (761 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ891002
114.8 NE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
124.9 SE Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
134.9 SSW Enville, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in E. [website] SO823868
145.1 NW Patshull, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. No mains electricity. SJ800006
155.2 SSE Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
165.8 NNW Boningale, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3, 3-3-26 (202 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] SJ811026
175.9 E Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
185.9 W Worfield, Shropshire, S Peter Ap (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SO757958
196.1 SE Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
206.1 N Codsall, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ866040
216.2 ESE Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
226.2 ENE Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
236.4 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
246.5 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
256.6 SE Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
266.8 NE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Mary, Bushbury (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G♯. SJ924024
276.8 NNW Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
286.9 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
297 S Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
307 NNW Donington, Shropshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Hung for dead-rope ringing; half wheels (steel); No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,6 of 6. SJ808046
317 WSW Quatt, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. SO756882
327 NW Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
337.4 WSW Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
347.6 SE Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
357.6 ENE Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
367.7 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
377.8 NW Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
387.9 ENE Darlaston, West Midlands, S Lawrence, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. Fri. SO976968
398 SE Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
408.1 SE Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
418.3 WNW Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
428.3 SW Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
438.4 W Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933
448.4 E Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, 10, 24-0-18 (1227 kg) in E♭. Fri. SO987953
458.4 W Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
468.5 ESE Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
478.8 S Cookley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in C. [website] SO841801
488.9 NNW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
499.1 WSW Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
509.1 E Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Paul, Wood Green, 8, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F. SO997961