Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Adderley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ660395
22.6 N Audlem, Cheshire, S James Gt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SJ659436
32.7 E Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
43.5 SSE Market Drayton, Shropshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SJ675340
53.8 WSW Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
64.2 W Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
74.3 ESE Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
86.6 NW Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
96.9 NNE Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
107 SSE Cheswardine, Shropshire, S Swithun (GF;T), 8, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ719299
117.3 WNW Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
127.3 S Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
137.4 SSW Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
147.4 WSW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
157.5 ESE Broughton, Staffordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. SJ766337
167.5 W Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
177.6 ENE Madeley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ772443
188 N Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
198.1 NE Betley, Staffordshire, S Margaret, 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G♯. Wed. SJ755484
208.4 SSE Hinstock, Shropshire, S Oswald (T), 6, 7-0-0 (356 kg) in C. [website] SJ694263
218.6 NNW Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
228.9 N Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
239 S 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
249 ENE Keele, Staffordshire, Woodlands (GF;T), 8, 0-3-19 (47 kg) in A♯. SJ792456
259.4 E Whitmore, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 3-2-0 (178 kg) in E♭. SJ810410
269.6 WNW Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
279.6 SE Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
289.9 ENE Keele, Staffordshire, S John (S;T), 6, 8-0-2 (407 kg) in G♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed 19:00. SJ809452
2910.3 ESE Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
3010.4 NE Barthomley, Cheshire, S Bertoline, 8, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. SJ767523
3110.4 NNE 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
3210.8 ENE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Luke, Silverdale, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ817467
3311.1 NE Audley, Staffordshire, S James Gt, 8, 15-0-18 (770 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ798508
3411.3 SE High Offley, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. SJ783261
3511.3 SW 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
3611.3 SSW Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
3711.8 WNW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
3811.8 SSW Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
3911.9 S Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
4012.2 ESE Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
4112.2 ESE Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
4212.2 SSE Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
4312.2 ENE Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, S Giles, 12, 16-2-10 (843 kg) in E. Fri (1st, 3rd). SJ846460
4412.5 W Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
4512.7 SE Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
4612.7 W Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
4712.8 SSE Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
4812.8 NE Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
4912.9 NNW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
5013 SSW Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211