Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
23.1 SE Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951
33.3 SSW Church Stretton, Shropshire, S Laurence, 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SO452936
43.6 NW Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
53.9 S Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
64.4 ENE Acton Burnell, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 5-1-14 (273 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SJ533019
74.7 NNE Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
85 SSE Rushbury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. SO513918
95.7 SSE Eaton under Heywood, Shropshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO499900
105.8 S Acton Scott, Shropshire, S Margaret, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO453894
116.3 NE Berrington, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in G. SJ530068
126.4 NW Pontesbury, Shropshire, S George (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ399060
136.7 NE Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
147.1 SE Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
157.4 N Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
167.5 SSE Munslow, Shropshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SO521877
177.9 NNE Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
188 E Bourton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SO597963
198 SE Stanton Long, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 2-2-8 (131 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SO571907
208 ENE Harley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5-1-7 (270 kg). Unringable; anticlockwise. SJ596014
218 SE Holdgate, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SO561895
228.3 NE Wroxeter, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-6 of 12. [website] SJ563082
238.5 SSW Wistanstow, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. SO432855
248.6 SSE Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
258.6 N Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Chad, 12, 39-2-7 (2010 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue. [website] SJ488124
268.8 N Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
279 SE Tugford, Shropshire, S Catherine (GF), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in A. SO557870
289.1 WSW More, Shropshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO342915
299.3 ENE Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039
309.5 E Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Tue. SO623999
319.6 WNW Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
329.7 ENE Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
339.8 NW Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
3410 NNE Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
3510.2 N Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
3610.3 NE Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. [website] SJ597093
3710.5 S Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
3810.5 NNW Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
3910.7 S Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
4010.8 SW Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
4111 ENE Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
4211.1 SW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
4311.8 SSE Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
4411.9 SE Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
4512 NW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
4612 ENE Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
4712.2 S Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
4812.2 N Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
4912.4 S Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
5012.5 E Willey, Shropshire, S John Div, 5, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in B. Ringing restricted (invitees only). SO672991