Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
21.2 E Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
31.4 SSE Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
41.6 SW 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
53.4 ENE Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
63.4 W Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
73.8 S 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
84 NW Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
94.2 NE High Offley, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. SJ783261
104.4 NNE Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
114.8 SW 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
124.9 WNW Childs Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SJ665250
135.4 N Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
145.9 E 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
155.9 SSE Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
166.6 SW Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Shropshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 1¾ cwt (~90 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ650148
177.2 SE Blymhill, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SJ808122
187.3 NW Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
197.4 ESE 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
207.5 NE Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
217.9 SSE Weston under Lizard, Staffordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in E. Unringable. SJ805106
227.9 NNE Broughton, Staffordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. SJ766337
237.9 SW Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
248.1 E Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
258.6 S Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
268.7 SSW Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
278.7 NNW Market Drayton, Shropshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SJ675340
288.9 WNW Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
298.9 ENE Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
309 SW Wrockwardine, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SJ624120
319.1 WSW High Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ594173
329.1 ESE Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
339.3 SSW Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
349.4 ENE Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
359.4 SSE 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
369.7 SSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
379.9 ESE Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S), 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ872129
389.9 NNE Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
3910 N Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
4010.4 S 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
4110.5 W Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
4210.5 SSW Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
4310.6 E Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
4410.9 W Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
4510.9 W Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
4611 N Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
4711 SSW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
4811.2 SSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
4911.3 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
5011.3 SW Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. [website] SJ597093