Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25127.1 SE Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, 10, 24-0-18 (1227 kg) in E♭. Fri. SO987953
25227.2 SE Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Paul, Wood Green, 8, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F. SO997961
25327.2 WNW Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
25427.2 E Sudbury, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F. 5th (11-0-17) is heavier than tenor. SK157321
25527.3 N Peover Superior, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B♭. SJ772735
25627.3 SSW Cleobury North, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in G. No stays or sliders. SO623870
25727.4 SSE Kingswinford, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 8, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO893893
25827.5 N Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
25927.5 SSE Enville, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in E. [website] SO823868
26027.5 N Lower Peover, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. SJ743741
26127.6 ESE Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
26227.6 NE Butterton, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. SK075565
26327.7 SSW Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 9-1-9 (474 kg) in A♭. SO475924
26427.7 ESE Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
26527.8 ESE 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
26627.8 NW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
26727.8 SE Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
26827.8 NW Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
26927.8 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
27027.8 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
27127.9 SW Church Stretton, Shropshire, S Laurence, 8, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SO452936
27227.9 SSE Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
27328 E Hanbury, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. SK170279
27428 E Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
27528.1 NNE Chelford, Cheshire, S John Ev (T), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Thu. SJ818739
27628.1 ESE Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
27728.1 NW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
27828.2 W Selattyn, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 5-2-3 (281 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ266340
27928.3 SSW Eaton under Heywood, Shropshire, S Edith (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO499900
28028.3 NNW Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
28128.3 S Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
28228.3 ENE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
28328.3 SSE Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
28428.4 SSW Tugford, Shropshire, S Catherine (GF), 6, 6-0-22 (315 kg) in A. SO557870
28528.5 ENE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
28628.6 ENE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
28728.7 ENE Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
28828.8 NNE Sutton, Cheshire, S James (GF), 6, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G. Wed. SJ929712
28928.8 SSE Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
29028.8 WSW Worthen, Shropshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in B♭. Fri (with exceptions). SJ328047
29128.9 ENE Wetton, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 6, 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A. Thu. SK108553
29228.9 E Rangemore, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in D♭. SK180229
29328.9 NE Warslow, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (T), 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in D. SK086586
29428.9 SSW Munslow, Shropshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SO521877
29528.9 S Aston Botterell, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SO632841
29629 ESE Shenstone, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. Thu. SK109043
29729 S Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
29829.2 SE West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
29929.2 ESE Alrewas, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 8, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in G. Tue. SK167152
30029.3 SSE Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881