Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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20124.5 SE Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
20224.5 ESE Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
20324.5 SW Pulverbatch, Shropshire, S Edith, 6, 5-0-20 (263 kg) in C. SJ429029
20424.6 ENE Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
20524.6 E Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
20624.7 SW Pontesbury, Shropshire, S George (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ399060
20724.8 SW Leebotwood, Shropshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO470986
20824.8 S Chetton, Shropshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. SO663903
20924.8 SSE Wombourne, Staffordshire, S Benedict Biscop, 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO876931
21024.8 SE Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
21124.9 W St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
21224.9 SE Walsall, West Midlands, Christ Church, Blakenall Heath, 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A♯. Mon. SK007019
21325 SE Pelsall, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bloxwich. Mon (alt). SK020030
21425 ENE Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
21525.1 SSE Bobbington, Staffordshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D♭. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. SO808905
21625.2 SE Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
21725.2 N Goostrey, Cheshire, S Luke (T), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Wed. SJ779700
21825.3 SSW Cardington, Shropshire, S James, 8, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in G. SO506951
21925.3 NNE Bosley, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-22 (289 kg) in A. Mon (exc Bank Hols). SJ918655
22025.4 ENE Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
22125.5 E Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
22225.6 SSW Shipton, Shropshire, S James, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO561918
22325.7 SSE Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
22425.9 WSW Westbury, Shropshire, S Mary (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SJ355094
22525.9 N Davenham, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN: by arrangement. SJ663712
22625.9 E Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
22726 E Marchington, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in G. Mon. SK137307
22826 SSW 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
22926 S Quatt, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. SO756882
23026 SE Darlaston, West Midlands, S Lawrence, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. Fri. SO976968
23126 ENE Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
23226.1 S Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
23326.1 NW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
23426.2 NW Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
23526.2 ESE King's Bromley, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. SK121170
23626.2 ENE Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
23726.2 E Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
23826.2 SSE Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
23926.3 ENE Norbury, Derbyshire, S Mary & S Barlok (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 5. Wed. SK125423
24026.6 SE Rushall, West Midlands, S Michael Archangel, 6, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP024999
24126.7 W Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
24226.8 N Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
24326.8 SSW Rushbury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-3-4 (294 kg) in B♭. SO513918
24426.9 SSW Holdgate, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SO561895
24526.9 NNE Gawsworth, Cheshire, S James, 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Tue. SJ890696
24626.9 WNW Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
24726.9 SE Walsall, West Midlands, S Matthew (T), 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. SP016982
24826.9 W Chirk, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary (S;T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. SJ291376
24927 NNW Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
25027 ESE Yoxall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. Wed. SK141190