Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10118.3 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
10218.4 NW Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
10318.4 SE 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
10418.5 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Tunstall (T), 8, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in G. Thu (exc 1st). SJ859517
10518.5 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, Burslem, 6 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ869494
10618.5 NNE Middlewich, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in E. Tue. SJ703662
10718.5 S Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
10818.6 E Barlaston, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 5-0-11 (259 kg) in D. Fri. SJ891383
10918.6 NW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
11018.6 SSW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
11118.6 W Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
11218.7 NNW Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
11318.9 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
11418.9 S Wroxeter, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-6 of 12. [website] SJ563082
11519.2 SW Kinnerley, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ338209
11619.3 NNW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
11719.4 SSE Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
11819.6 E Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
11919.7 WSW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
12019.9 SSE Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
12119.9 ESE Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
12219.9 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
12320 S Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
12420.1 NE Brereton, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ781647
12520.1 S Berrington, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 13-1-11 (678 kg) in G. SJ530068
12620.2 ENE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S Mary, Bucknall (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905474
12720.2 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
12820.3 ENE Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
12920.3 ESE Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
13020.4 W Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
13120.5 NW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
13220.5 SE 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
13320.7 NNE Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, S Luke, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ762672
13420.7 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
13520.7 NNE Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
13620.7 NW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
13720.8 SSE Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
13820.8 S Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
13920.8 SW Alberbury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg). Unringable. SJ358144
14020.9 SSE Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
14120.9 NNW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
14221 S Cound, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-21 (568 kg) in F♯. SJ558049
14321.1 N Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
14421.2 SE Blymhill, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SJ808122
14521.2 S Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
14621.2 NE Astbury, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ846615
14721.3 SSW Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
14821.4 NW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
14921.5 S 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
15021.6 SSE Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074