Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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75146.5 NW Whitford, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary & S Beuno, 3, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing currently not permitted; anticlockwise. SJ146781
75246.5 E Stanton by Dale, Derbyshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 10-2-1 (534 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK464381
75346.5 S Broadwas, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in C♯. [website] SO754551
75446.5 ESE Bardon, Leicestershire, S Peter, 3, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in B. SK449125
75546.5 ENE Clay Cross, Derbyshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in A. Fri. SK391632
75646.6 ESE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, S Nicolas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in E. [website] SP365916
75746.6 NNW Bootle, Merseyside, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. SJ348951
75846.6 ENE Morton, Derbyshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 4-3-7 (244 kg) in B♭. 5th (5-1-14) is heavier than tenor. Wed. SK407601
75946.6 N Hindley, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Wed. SD615042
76046.6 SSW Norton, Powys, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2-0-7 (105 kg) in G♯. Church closed; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO304672
76146.6 S Brockhampton, Herefordshire, Chapel, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. SO683548
76246.7 ESE Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, S Margaret (S;T), 6, 9-0-27 (469 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP397972
76346.7 E Sawley, Derbyshire, All Saints, 8, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. PN alternates with Long Eaton. Tue (alt). SK472313
76446.7 NW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Hilary of Poitiers (T), 6, 8-2-17 (440 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ296921
76546.7 ESE Nuneaton, Warwickshire, All Saints, Chilvers Coton, 10, 13-1-24 (684 kg) in F♯. [website] SP363907
76646.8 NW Moreton, Merseyside, Christ Church, 4 U/R, 5-3-17 (300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] SJ261898
76746.8 S Bromyard, Herefordshire, S Peter, 10, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO655548
76846.8 E Ilkeston, Derbyshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. Thu. SK465417
76946.8 SSE Studley, Warwickshire, Nativity of BVM (T), 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP081637
77046.8 NW West Kirby, Merseyside, S Bridget, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SJ218864
77146.9 SSE Oldberrow, Warwickshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,1,4 of 4. [website] SP121659
77246.9 ESE Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in A. Wed (exc 1st). SK416004
77347.2 N Wigan, Greater Manchester, S James, Poolstock, 8, 25-2-21 (1305 kg) in D. Tue. SD578045
77447.2 WNW Denbigh, Denbighshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 8 U/R, 14-2-11 (742 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ049661
77547.2 N Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
77647.2 S Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
77747.2 SSW Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
77847.2 S Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
77947.3 S Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
78047.3 S Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
78147.3 SE Keresley, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 6, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SP316825
78247.3 ENE Wingerworth, Derbyshire, All Saints (T), 5, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in G. SK383674
78347.3 SE Allesley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] SP301806
78447.4 E Sandiacre, Derbyshire, S Giles, 6, 10-2-23 (544 kg) in F♯. Thu. SK479372
78547.4 ENE Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, S Mary, 8, 19-0-21 (975 kg) in E. Fri. SK465468
78647.4 NW Wallasey, Merseyside, S Nicholas (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SJ288930
78747.4 N Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
78847.4 S Worcester, Worcestershire, S John in Bedwardine (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. [website] SO840544
78947.5 E Long Whatton, Leicestershire, All Saints, 3, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK482233
79047.5 E Oaks in Charnwood, Leicestershire, S James Greater (T), 8, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK473163
79147.5 S Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
79247.5 SE Exhall, Warwickshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B. Thu (exc 3rd). [website] SP340850
79347.5 NNE Mossley, Greater Manchester, S George, 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD968022
79447.5 N Stand, Greater Manchester, All Saints, Whitefield, 8, 22-0-22 (1128 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SD802059
79547.6 ENE North Wingfield, Derbyshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 17-3-21 (911 kg) in E. SK404644
79647.6 E Shepshed, Leicestershire, S Botolph, 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. Fri. SK480196
79747.6 SSW Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
79847.6 E Kegworth, Leicestershire, S Andrew (T), 8, 17-0-3 (865 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK487267
79947.7 SSE Crowle, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO921558
80047.7 S Leigh, Worcestershire, S Edburga, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] SO784534