Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
21.3 N Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
31.8 NNE Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
43.2 SE High Ercall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ594173
53.3 WNW 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
65.4 S Upton Magna, Shropshire, S Lucia (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ553124
75.6 NNW 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
85.7 NE Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
95.8 WSW Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
105.9 WNW Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
116.5 NE Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
126.7 SW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
136.9 SE 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
146.9 SE Wrockwardine, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SJ624120
156.9 SW 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
167 ENE 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
177.4 NW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
187.5 S Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
197.5 ESE 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
207.6 E Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
217.7 SSE Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. [website] SJ597093
227.7 N Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
237.9 WSW Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
248 SW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
258 S Wroxeter, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-6 of 12. [website] SJ563082
268.2 SE Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
278.5 W Baschurch, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SJ422218
289 ENE Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
299 S Berrington, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in G. SJ530068
309.1 WNW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
319.5 WSW Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
3210 S Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
3310 E 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
3410.1 W Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
3510.2 W Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed (by arrangement). [website] SJ394221
3610.3 SSW Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
3710.4 NNE Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
3810.4 SSE Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
3910.5 SSE Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
4010.8 NE Market Drayton, Shropshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SJ675340
4110.9 E Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
4211.1 NNW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
4311.1 SSE Sheinton, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ610039
4411.1 N Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
4511.1 ESE 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
4611.2 SSE Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
4711.3 ENE Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
4811.4 SE Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
4911.6 E Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
5012 S Acton Burnell, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 5-1-14 (273 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SJ533019