Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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45136 S Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
45236.1 N Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
45336.1 SSW Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
45436.1 SE Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898
45536.1 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Lazar (Serb Orth), Bournville, 3, 9-1-23 (480 kg) in A♭. No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,5 of 5. [website] SP034809
45636.2 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Anne, Moseley (T), 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SP074836
45736.2 E Repton, Derbyshire, S Wystan (GF), 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Thu. SK302271
45836.3 ESE Seckington, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B♭. 3rd (6-2-27) is heavier than tenor. [website] SK260074
45936.3 ESE Church Gresley, Derbyshire, S George & S Mary (S), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in G. Church closed; ringing prohibited. [website] SK293181
46036.3 W Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales, S Myllin, 6, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. SJ141195
46136.4 E Mickleover, Derbyshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Unringable. SK305341
46236.4 WSW Meifod, Powys, Wales, S Tysilio & S Mary, 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg). Unringable. SJ155131
46336.5 S Rock, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO731711
46436.6 SSE Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, S Cassian (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO891735
46536.6 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Moseley (GF;T), 10, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in F. Mon. SP077831
46636.6 SE Curdworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas & S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP177928
46736.6 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
46836.6 NE Taddington, Derbyshire, S Michael (GF;T), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Fri. SK141711
46936.6 ENE Elton, Derbyshire, All Saints, 6, 5-2-13 (285 kg) in B. Thu. SK221609
47036.7 NW Mold, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in A. Tue. SJ236641
47136.7 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Laurence, Northfield (GF;T), 10, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SP025793
47236.8 ESE Overseal, Derbyshire, S Matthew, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Mon (3rd, 4th, 5th). SK294154
47336.8 N Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
47436.8 ESE Netherseal, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Mon (1st, 2nd). SK288128
47536.9 S Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
47637 SW Montgomery, Powys, Wales, S Nicholas (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. Mon. SO223965
47737.1 NNW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
47837.1 SE Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
47937.2 NW Burton, Cheshire, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SJ317743
48037.2 NE Wormhill, Derbyshire, S Margaret, 6, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in B♭. No stays or sliders. SK124741
48137.3 NE Youlgreave, Derbyshire, All Saints, 12, 23-2-24 (1205 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. SK211643
48237.4 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Edburgha, Yardley, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SP134863
48337.4 ESE Newton Regis, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. [website] SK279074
48437.4 SSE Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
48537.4 NNE Norbury, Greater Manchester, S Thomas, Hazel Grove (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SJ923865
48637.4 NNE Disley, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. Tue. SJ974845
48737.4 SW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
48837.4 NNE Cheadle, Greater Manchester, S Mary, 8, 13-2-19 (694 kg) in F. Tue. SJ856886
48937.4 ENE Winster, Derbyshire, S John Bapt, 5, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5,7 of 8. SK239605
49037.6 WSW Berriew, Powys, Wales, S Beuno, 8, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A. Wed. SJ187008
49137.6 E Mackworth, Derbyshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G. Unringable; Building has suffered a devastating fire. SK320377
49237.6 SSW Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
49337.6 WSW Castle Caereinion, Powys, Wales, S Garmon, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 6. SJ163054
49437.7 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
49537.7 NNW Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
49637.8 ESE Polesworth, Warwickshire, S Editha (T), 8, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Mon (check with contact). [website] SK263024
49737.8 NW Northop, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Eurgain & S Peter, 8, 11-2-25 (596 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ246684
49837.9 E Foremark, Derbyshire, S Saviour (GF), 4, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. SK329264
49937.9 SE Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
50038 NNE Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, S Thomas a Becket (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Tue. SK057808