Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
21.6 WNW Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
33.4 SE Broughton, Staffordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. SJ766337
43.7 SW Market Drayton, Shropshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SJ675340
54.2 WNW Adderley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ660395
64.6 S Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
75.3 NNE Madeley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ772443
85.6 NW Audlem, Cheshire, S James Gt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SJ659436
95.7 ENE Whitmore, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 3-2-0 (178 kg) in E♭. SJ810410
106 ESE Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
116.3 SSE Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
126.6 NE Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
137.1 SSW Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
147.1 NNE Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
157.2 NE Keele, Staffordshire, S John (S;T), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in G♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed 19:00. SJ809452
167.6 W Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
177.8 SSE High Offley, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. SJ783261
187.9 NNW Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
197.9 E Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
207.9 SW Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
218.1 SE Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
228.2 NE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Luke, Silverdale, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ817467
238.3 W Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
248.5 SSW 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
258.9 SW Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
269.2 NE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Giles, 12, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in E. Fri (1st, 3rd). SJ846460
279.4 SSE Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
289.6 NNE Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
299.7 NNE Barthomley, Cheshire, S Bertoline, 8, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. SJ767523
309.9 ESE Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
3110 S Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
3210.2 S Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
3310.3 E Barlaston, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 5-0-11 (259 kg) in D. Fri. SJ891383
3410.3 NNW Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
3510.4 NW Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
3610.5 NNW Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
3710.5 NE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Margaret, Wolstanton, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). SJ856480
3810.7 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Minster Ch of S Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, 10, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in E. Tue. SJ879452
3910.7 WSW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
4010.9 SSW Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
4111.2 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
4211.2 S 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
4311.3 E Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
4411.3 S Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
4511.4 NNW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
4611.4 N Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
4711.4 WNW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
4811.7 NE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
4911.7 WNW Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
5012 NNE Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556