Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25126.8 S Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
25226.9 SSW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
25326.9 WNW Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
25427.1 SE Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
25527.3 N Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
25627.3 NNE Brown Edge, Staffordshire, S Anne, 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SJ905540
25727.3 S Milson, Shropshire, S George, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO639728
25827.3 WNW Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
25927.4 WSW Leighton, Powys, Wales, Holy Trinity, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. SJ242059
26027.4 SSW Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
26127.4 SSE Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
26227.5 SE Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
26327.5 SW Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
26427.6 S Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
26527.7 N Warmingham, Cheshire, S Leonard (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. SJ708610
26627.8 E Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
26727.8 WSW Chirbury, Shropshire, S Michael, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. SO261985
26827.9 SW Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in A. Tue 19:00. [website] SO323884
26927.9 E King's Bromley, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. SK121170
27027.9 N Sandbach, Cheshire, S Mary (S), 8, 13-1-5 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SJ759607
27127.9 SSW Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
27227.9 ESE Little Aston, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Tue. SK092003
27328 E Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
27428.1 ENE Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
27528.1 SE Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
27628.1 SE Clent, Worcestershire, S Leonard, 8, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SO928793
27728.2 E Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
27828.2 ESE Shenstone, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. Thu. SK109043
27928.2 W Guilsfield, Powys, Wales, S Aelhaiarn, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. SJ219116
28028.2 WSW Welshpool, Powys, Wales, S Mary (T), 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ225076
28128.3 NW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
28228.3 NE Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
28328.3 E Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
28428.3 E Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
28528.4 NW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
28628.4 NW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
28728.5 NNW Tattenhall, Cheshire, S Alban, 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ486586
28828.5 SSE Stone, Worcestershire, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. [website] SO861749
28928.5 S Rock, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO731711
29028.6 NNW Handley, Cheshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Mon. SJ466578
29128.6 WSW Churchstoke, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SO270939
29228.9 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
29328.9 NE Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
29428.9 ESE Birmingham, West Midlands, S John Ev, Perry Barr, 8, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F. Mon. SP068920
29529.1 SSE Belbroughton, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO919768
29629.1 E Yoxall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. Wed. SK141190
29729.1 SW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
29829.2 SW Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
29929.2 E Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
30029.2 WSW Forden, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. SJ227011