Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5110.8 SSW Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Tue. SO623999
5210.9 S Willey, Shropshire, S John Div, 5, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in B. Ringing restricted (invitees only). SO672991
5311 E 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
5411 SSE Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
5511.2 SSE Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
5611.3 SE Donington, Shropshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Hung for dead-rope ringing; half wheels (steel); No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,6 of 6. SJ808046
5711.4 WSW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
5811.4 SE Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
5911.7 WSW 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
6012.1 NNE Broughton, Staffordshire, S Peter, 8, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. SJ766337
6112.1 WSW Meole Brace, Shropshire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SJ485105
6212.2 ENE Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
6312.3 SE Boningale, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3, 3-3-26 (202 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] SJ811026
6412.4 NE Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity (S), 8, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ827291
6512.5 NW 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
6612.6 SW Acton Burnell, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 5-1-14 (273 kg) in G♯. No regular ringing. SJ533019
6712.6 W Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SJ469183
6812.6 NW Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
6912.6 E Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S), 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ872129
7012.8 SE Patshull, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. No mains electricity. SJ800006
7112.9 E Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
7212.9 WSW Condover, Shropshire, S Andrew & S Mary (GF), 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SJ494057
7313.2 NNE Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
7413.4 WNW Myddle, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] SJ467236
7513.4 NNW Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
7613.5 SSW Bourton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. SO597963
7713.8 ENE Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
7813.8 N Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
7913.9 W Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
8014 ENE Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
8114 ESE Brewood, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Chad, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SJ883086
8214 SSE Worfield, Shropshire, S Peter Ap (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SO757958
8314.2 S Morville, Shropshire, S Gregory (T), 8, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in F♯. SO669939
8414.2 N Adderley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ660395
8514.3 SE Pattingham, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] SO820991
8614.4 ESE Codsall, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ866040
8714.5 NNW Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
8814.6 NE Standon, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in A. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ819349
8914.7 WNW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
9014.8 S Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933
9114.9 ENE Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
9215.1 S Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
9315.5 E Penkridge, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Tue. SJ921141
9415.7 W Montford, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SJ418147
9515.8 WNW Baschurch, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in F♯. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SJ422218
9616 ENE Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, 10, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime; future plans: to become 12; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SJ921232
9716.2 NE Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
9816.3 SSE Claverley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 15-1-7 (778 kg) in F. Tue (2nd) 20:00. SO792934
9916.4 S Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
10016.6 WNW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291