Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
22.3 E Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
34 SSE Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
44.1 NNW Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
54.6 S Baschurch, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SJ422218
64.6 NNE Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
74.8 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
85 SSW Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
95.9 ESE 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
106.3 WSW West Felton, Shropshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SJ341252
116.7 SSW Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
126.7 N Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
136.9 W Whittington, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] SJ326312
147 SSE Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
157.9 SW Kinnerley, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ338209
168 ENE Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
178.3 WNW St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
188.6 ESE Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
198.8 NNW Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
208.9 ESE Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
218.9 S Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
229 S Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
239.1 W Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
249.1 ESE Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
2510.2 NE Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
2610.3 SSW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
2710.4 WNW Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
2810.5 NNW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
2910.7 N Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
3010.9 SSE 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
3110.9 SSE Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
3210.9 WNW Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
3311 E Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
3411.4 ENE Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
3511.6 ENE Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
3611.7 NNE Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
3711.9 SSE Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
3812 NNE Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
3912.3 NW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
4012.3 SE High Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ594173
4112.6 E Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
4212.7 SE Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
4312.9 NE Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
4413.2 SSW Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
4513.4 N Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
4614 W Llansilin, Powys, Wales, S Silin, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B. Wed (with exceptions). SJ209281
4714 SSE Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
4814.4 NNW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
4914.5 S Pontesbury, Shropshire, S George (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ399060
5014.5 E 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