Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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15168.7 E Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
15268.7 ENE Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
15368.8 SE Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2♯,3-6 of 6. Tue 20:00. SO151667
15469.2 E Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
15569.3 ESE Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
15669.3 SE Llangunllo, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO211712
15769.7 SE Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
15869.8 ENE Aughton, Lancashire, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in C♯. Rung from aisle : north. Mon (exc 1st). SD391054
15970 E Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
16070 E Clive, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 25-0-9 (1274 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SJ514240
16170.2 NE Halsall, Lancashire, S Cuthbert, 6, 10-3-19 (555 kg) in A. SD370102
16270.2 ESE Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
16370.4 ENE Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
16470.4 ESE 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
16570.5 ENE Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
16670.7 ESE Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
16770.7 ESE Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
16870.7 ENE Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
16970.9 ENE Aughton, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F. Mon. SD401072
17070.9 NE Southport, Merseyside, Christ Church, 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SD336172
17171 E Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
17271.1 SSW Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Brynach, 6 U/R, 7-3-1 (394 kg) in B. Unringable; future plans: to become 10; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; tower unsafe. SN083400
17371.1 ENE Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
17471.1 E Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
17571.5 E Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
17671.7 ENE Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
17771.7 E Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
17871.9 ENE Ormskirk, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-1-26 (1091 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD412084
17972 ENE Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
18072.2 SE Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
18172.3 ESE Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
18272.3 ENE Farnworth, Cheshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A. SJ516877
18372.4 SE Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B♭. Thu. SO039510
18472.5 NE Southport, Merseyside, Emmanuel, 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in A♭. Tue. SD356186
18572.7 ESE 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
18672.7 ENE Westhead, Lancashire, S James, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SD436071
18772.8 SE Stowe, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. SO310737
18872.9 E Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
18973.1 E Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
19073.1 ESE Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
19173.1 ESE Church Stretton, Shropshire, S Laurence, 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SO452936
19273.1 SE Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
19373.2 ENE Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
19473.3 E Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
19573.3 E Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
19673.4 ENE St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
19773.5 W Bray, Wicklow, Republic of Ireland, Christ Church, 8, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed 20:00. O261179
19873.8 ENE St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
19973.9 NE Crossens, Merseyside, S John, 6, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A♯. SD374200
20073.9 SE New Radnor, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 6, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in B♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). SO210609