Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
21.9 SSE 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
32 SSE Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
42.1 NNE Weston under Lizard, Staffordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in E. Unringable. SJ805106
53 W Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
63.1 NNE Blymhill, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SJ808122
73.1 SSE Boningale, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3, 3-3-26 (202 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] SJ811026
83.6 SW Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
93.7 NW Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
104.1 SSW Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
114.2 S Patshull, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. No mains electricity. SJ800006
124.5 WSW Kemberton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,4,3. [website] SJ729045
134.8 ESE Codsall, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ866040
145.4 SSE Pattingham, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] SO820991
155.5 E Brewood, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Chad, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SJ883086
165.9 NE Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S), 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ872129
176 W Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
186 SW Sutton Maddock, Shropshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ718013
196.3 SW Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
206.4 NW Lilleshall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ728152
216.5 WSW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
226.6 W Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
236.8 W Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
247.2 NNE Church Eaton, Staffordshire, S Editha (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in F. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Thu. [website] SJ848176
257.4 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, Tettenhall, 8, 14-3-25 (761 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ891002
267.6 SSW Worfield, Shropshire, S Peter Ap (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SO757958
278 WSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
288 NNW Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
298.1 WSW Broseley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-19 (644 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Thu 18:30. SJ678015
308.4 NE Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
318.5 ESE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Mary, Bushbury (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G♯. SJ924024
328.7 NNE Gnosall, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (S;T), 8, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with additions). [website] SJ830208
338.7 S Claverley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 15-1-7 (778 kg) in F. Tue (2nd) 20:00. SO792934
348.8 NNW Edgmond, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;S;T), 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Wed. [website] SJ720192
358.8 ENE Penkridge, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Tue. SJ921141
368.9 SSE Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
378.9 NNW Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
389.1 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
399.2 SW Willey, Shropshire, S John Div, 5, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in B. Ringing restricted (invitees only). SO672991
409.2 E Shareshill, Staffordshire, S Luke & S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. Fri. SJ944065
419.2 NNE Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
429.2 W Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
439.4 WNW Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
449.4 NNW Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
459.6 NW Kynnersley, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ672167
469.6 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, former ch of S Luke, Blakenhall, 8, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. SO913971
479.7 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
4810 W Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
4910 N Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
5010 SSW Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933