Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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20124.1 NE Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. SJ980402
20224.1 SE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
20324.1 NW Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
20424.2 ESE Walsall, West Midlands, S Matthew (T), 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. SP016982
20524.2 ESE Rushall, West Midlands, S Michael Archangel, 6, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP024999
20624.2 NW Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
20724.2 SE Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
20824.2 SE Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
20924.2 SSW Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
21024.3 N 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
21124.4 SW Wistanstow, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. SO432855
21224.6 SE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
21324.6 NNE Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Tunstall (T), 8, 10-1-22 (531 kg) in G. Thu (exc 1st). SJ859517
21424.8 NE Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
21524.8 ENE Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
21624.8 WNW St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
21724.9 NNW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
21825 SSE Cookley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in C. [website] SO841801
21925 NW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
22025 WNW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
22125.1 E Armitage, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in C. Mon. SK077164
22225.2 SSE Wolverley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G. PN alternates with Stourbridge (Amblecote). Fri (alt). [website] SO828793
22325.3 SSW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
22425.3 NNE Alsager, Cheshire, Christ Church, 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in G♯. Mon. SJ788556
22525.4 E Mavesyn Ridware, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. Thu. SK081168
22625.4 SE Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
22725.4 NNE Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, S Thomas (T), 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Only limited ringing allowed. Tue. SJ838541
22825.4 S Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
22925.4 SE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
23025.5 E Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
23125.6 NNE Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ893514
23225.7 SE West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
23325.7 ENE Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
23425.7 ENE Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
23525.7 SW More, Shropshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO342915
23625.8 SE Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
23725.8 SE Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
23825.9 SE Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
23925.9 SSW Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
24026 NNE Church Lawton, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. SJ821557
24126 SE Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
24226 ESE Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
24326.2 SSW Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
24426.2 ENE Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
24526.5 NE Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
24626.5 NNW Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
24726.5 NE Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
24826.6 SSE Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
24926.7 SSE Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
25026.7 ESE Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958