Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Rosliston, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK243168
21.9 WNW Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK215182
32.4 S Lullington, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: South Derbyshire Ringing Centre. SK249129
43.1 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. SK242218
53.2 ENE Church Gresley, Derbyshire, S George & S Mary (S), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in G. Church closed; ringing prohibited. [website] SK293181
63.3 ESE Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
73.6 WNW Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, S James (T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in F. Wed. SK187185
83.7 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Modwen (T), 8, 18-3-22 (963 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (exc 1st). SK250227
93.7 SE Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
103.8 NE Newhall, Derbyshire, S John (T), 6, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SK291206
114 NW Tatenhill, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK205220
124 SSW Harlaston, Staffordshire, S Matthew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6. SK214109
134.1 WNW Dunstall, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK187204
144.1 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Paul, 10, 28-2-9 (1452 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (1st). SK239234
154.4 NNE Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Mark, Winshill, 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check). SK267234
164.8 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SK245244
174.8 WSW Alrewas, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue. SK167152
185.2 N Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S John Div, Horninglow, 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SK241251
195.3 SW Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
205.5 NW Rangemore, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in D♭. SK180229
215.8 ENE Hartshorne, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in G♯. SK327208
225.9 S Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
236 N Stretton, Staffordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A. SK253263
246 NNE Newton Solney, Derbyshire, S Mary V, 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in A. 2nd (6-2-13) is heavier than tenor. Thu 19:00. SK279257
256.2 SE Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-1-2 (572 kg) in F♯. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone; anticlockwise. Mon (1st). [website] SK314098
266.2 SSE Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
276.4 ESE Measham, Leicestershire, S Laurence, 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in F♯. Fri. SK335122
286.5 WNW Yoxall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. Wed. SK141190
296.8 N Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK235277
307 NNE Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
317.3 E Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF), 10, 21-2-24 (1103 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. SK360167
327.3 ESE Packington, Leicestershire, Holy Rood (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. SK358144
337.3 SSE Austrey, Warwickshire, S Nicholas, 5, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Wed (1st). [website] SK295062
347.4 NNE Repton, Derbyshire, S Wystan (GF), 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Thu. SK302271
357.5 SW Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
367.5 W King's Bromley, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. SK121170
377.8 SE Norton juxta Twycross, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 8-1-1 (420 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK322070
387.9 NNW Tutbury, Staffordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F♯. Thu. SK211291
398 N Marston on Dove, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. 3rd (8-1-18) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SK233296
408 NE Foremark, Derbyshire, S Saviour (GF), 4, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. SK329264
418.1 NE Ticknall, Derbyshire, S George (S;T), 10, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in A. Wed. SK351241
428.2 SSW Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
438.2 NNW Hanbury, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. SK170279
448.3 WNW Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
458.5 NW Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
468.6 WSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
478.6 ESE Swepstone, Leicestershire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in G. PN shared: 1st: Appleby Magna; exc 1st: Swepstone. Mon (exc 1st). SK367105
488.7 WSW Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
498.8 ENE Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, Holy Trinity, 8 U/R, 17-2-1 (889 kg) in E. Building owned by National Trust; unringable. SK379208
508.8 SSE Orton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Edith of Polesworth (S;T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon (4th). SK304039