Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10118.6 SW 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
10218.7 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Old St Mary's (T), 8, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. Former church of S Mary on the Hill; bells owned by Chester Diocese; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; access to ringing room via a vertical ladder. SJ405658
10318.8 WNW Chester, Cheshire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (T), 12, 24-3-0 (1257 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Mon. SJ406664
10418.8 E Leek, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 10, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ983566
10518.8 WNW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
10618.8 WSW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
10718.9 NE Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
10819 NE Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
10919 ESE Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
11019.1 SE Chebsey, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. SJ859285
11119.1 N Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
11219.2 NE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
11319.2 NNW Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
11419.2 W Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
11519.3 NE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
11619.7 NW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
11719.8 SSW Stanton upon Hine Heath, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in A. Mon (Oct-May) 18:30. [website] SJ568237
11819.8 SSE Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
11919.9 NE Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
12019.9 SW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
12120.1 NW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
12220.1 NW Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
12320.2 NNE Wilmslow, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ847814
12420.3 SSW Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 9-1-3 (471 kg) in B♭. Mon (May-Sept) 18:30. [website] SJ561232
12520.3 WNW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
12620.3 S Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
12720.4 ESE Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. SJ980402
12820.4 WSW Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
12920.5 N Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
13020.6 S Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
13120.6 N Lymm, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 29-3-8 (1515 kg) in D. Thu. SJ682868
13220.6 SSE Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
13320.7 NNW Stockton Heath, Cheshire, S Thomas (T), 10, 16-3-6 (854 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ613863
13420.8 W Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
13520.8 W Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
13620.8 SW Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
13720.8 WNW Backford, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF;T), 6, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Tue. SJ398716
13821 E Ipstones, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. Thu 19:00. SK017502
13921 E Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
14021.1 SSW Clive, Shropshire, All Saints (T), 6, 25-0-9 (1274 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SJ514240
14121.1 ESE Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
14221.2 NNE Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
14321.2 NNW Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
14421.3 ESE Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
14521.4 S Edgmond, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;S;T), 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Wed. [website] SJ720192
14621.5 SW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
14721.5 SSW Shawbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ559211
14821.5 W Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
14921.7 SE Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
15021.7 S Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191