Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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45137.5 ENE Bamford in the Peak, Derbyshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 4-0-26 (215 kg) in D. PN shared with Hathersage. Wed (1st, 3rd). SK207833
45237.5 S Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in D. SO716933
45337.5 N Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
45437.5 ESE Dunstall, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK187204
45537.6 NNW Aughton, Lancashire, Christ Church (T), 8, 14-0-12 (717 kg) in F. Mon. SD401072
45637.6 E Wirksworth, Derbyshire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri (1st). SK287539
45737.6 SSE Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
45837.8 SE Pelsall, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bloxwich. Mon (alt). SK020030
45937.8 S Bridgnorth, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in G. Wed (exc last). SO717928
46037.9 WNW Bodfari, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. SJ092701
46137.9 SSE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, former ch of S Luke, Blakenhall, 8, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. SO913971
46237.9 SSW Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951
46337.9 NNW Ormskirk, Lancashire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-1-26 (1091 kg) in E♭. Tue. SD412084
46437.9 E Mugginton, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 7-2-24 (392 kg) in G♯. Thu. SK283428
46537.9 ESE Tatenhill, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK205220
46637.9 ESE Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK235277
46737.9 SSE Walsall, West Midlands, Christ Church, Blakenall Heath, 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A♯. Mon. SK007019
46838 S Claverley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 15-1-7 (778 kg) in F. Tue (2nd) 20:00. SO792934
46938.2 NNE East Crompton, Greater Manchester, S James (GF), 8, 9-3-15 (502 kg) in A♭. Wed. SD939093
47038.2 SE Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, S James (T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in F. Wed. SK187185
47138.3 SE Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
47238.3 SSE Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
47338.4 SE 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
47438.4 NNW Coppull, Lancashire, S John, 6, 16-0-13 (819 kg) in E. SD560142
47538.4 SE Alrewas, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue. SK167152
47638.5 SE Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
47738.5 ENE Hathersage, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Bamford in the Peak. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK233818
47838.5 NNE Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, S Chad, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. SE007064
47938.5 SSE Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
48038.6 SSE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
48138.6 E Matlock, Derbyshire, S Giles (T), 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: pre-Reformation duplicate 6th. Thu. [website] SK300597
48238.6 NNE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Mary, Balderstone, 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. SD904116
48338.7 SW Guilsfield, Powys, Wales, S Aelhaiarn, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. SJ219116
48438.8 SE Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
48538.8 ESE Etwall, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A♭. Tue. SK268319
48639 ESE Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S John Div, Horninglow, 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in G. Tue. SK241251
48739 ESE Radbourne, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 3-0-19 (161 kg) in C. 2nd (3-3-10) is heavier than tenor. SK285359
48839.1 S Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
48939.2 SSE Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
49039.2 S Quatford, Shropshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO738907
49139.3 S Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
49239.3 NNE Rochdale, Greater Manchester, S Chad (T), 8, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Tue. SD896131
49339.3 ESE Stretton, Staffordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A. SK253263
49439.3 ESE Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Paul, 10, 28-2-9 (1452 kg) in D. Tue PN shared: S Paul(1st); Modwen(exc 1st). Tue (1st). SK239234
49539.4 ESE Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SK245244
49639.4 SSE Wombourne, Staffordshire, S Benedict Biscop, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO876931
49739.4 NNE Newhey, Greater Manchester, S Thomas (T), 8, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. SD937117
49839.5 WSW Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales, S Myllin, 6, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SJ141195
49939.6 SSE Rushall, West Midlands, S Michael Archangel, 6, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP024999
50039.6 S Stanton Long, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 2-2-8 (131 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SO571907