Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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45136 N Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
45236 SSE Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
45336.1 E Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Modwen (T), 8, 18-3-22 (963 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (exc 1st). SK250227
45436.2 SSE Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
45536.2 NE Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
45636.2 ESE Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
45736.2 S Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584
45836.2 ENE Longford, Derbyshire, S Chad, 6, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F. SK214383
45936.2 WSW Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SO122968
46036.3 SSE Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
46136.3 ENE Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
46236.4 SE Shirley, West Midlands, S James Gt, 8, 6-1-1 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP119788
46336.4 SW Knighton, Powys, Wales, S Edward, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (1st). SO287724
46436.5 WSW Kerry, Powys, Wales, S Michael, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SO147900
46536.5 NE Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
46636.5 E Stretton, Staffordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A. SK253263
46736.6 SSE Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
46836.6 NE Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
46936.7 ENE Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK237342
47036.7 NNE Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
47136.8 ENE Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
47236.9 E Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
47336.9 SSE Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
47437 ESE Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
47537.1 E Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Mark, Winshill, 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check). SK267234
47637.1 SSW Kingsland, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F. Mon (3rd). [website] SO446612
47737.3 SSW Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
47837.3 ENE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
47937.3 S Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
48037.3 NE Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
48137.4 NNE Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
48237.4 NE Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
48337.5 E Egginton, Derbyshire, S Wilfrid (GF), 3, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. Thu 18:15. SK267278
48437.6 SSE Claines, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 10, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO851588
48537.6 S Bredenbury, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. No regular ringing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO609564
48637.7 ESE Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
48737.7 ESE Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
48837.7 NW Hawarden, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 6, 12-1-21 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ315659
48937.8 SSE Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
49037.8 N Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
49137.8 SE Solihull, West Midlands, S Alphege, 12, 21-1-11 (1085 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Tue. [website] SP153792
49238 E Newton Solney, Derbyshire, S Mary V, 3, 5-3-11 (297 kg) in A. 2nd (6-2-13) is heavier than tenor. Thu 19:00. SK279257
49338 SE Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
49438.1 E Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
49538.1 SE Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
49638.1 SE Salter Street, West Midlands, S Patrick, 5, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A. [website] SP122748
49738.1 NNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
49838.2 ENE Etwall, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A♭. Tue. SK268319
49938.2 NNE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
50038.2 SW Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672