Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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30129.3 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
30229.3 S Stottesdon, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SO672828
30329.4 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654
30429.4 E Scropton, Derbyshire, S Paul (GF), 3, 2-1-23 (125 kg) in E. SK192301
30529.4 SE Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958
30629.4 SSE Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
30729.5 SE Little Aston, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Tue. SK092003
30829.5 NNE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Peter (T), 8, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ922729
30929.6 NW 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
31029.6 E Dunstall, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK187204
31129.7 NNE Macclesfield, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 23-2-3 (1195 kg) in E♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SJ913735
31229.7 NNE Nether Alderley, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 11-1-24 (582 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. SJ841761
31329.8 N Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
31429.8 NW Chester, Cheshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SJ405662
31529.8 NW 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
31629.9 NNE Macclesfield, Cheshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 12, 26-0-21 (1330 kg) in D. SJ917736
31729.9 ENE Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
31829.9 NW Chester, Cheshire, All Saints, Hoole, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Thu. SJ417674
31929.9 ESE Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, S James (T), 8, 14-1-26 (736 kg) in F. Wed. SK187185
32030 SSW Acton Scott, Shropshire, S Margaret, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO453894
32130 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
32230 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
32330.1 ENE Alstonefield, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. Wed. SK132553
32430.1 ENE Ashbourne, Derbyshire, S Oswald (GF), 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. SK176464
32530.1 SSE Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
32630.2 E Church Broughton, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SK205337
32730.2 SE Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
32830.3 N Knutsford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. SJ752785
32930.3 ESE Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
33030.4 S Kinlet, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in G. Unringable. SO710810
33130.5 E Tutbury, Staffordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F♯. Thu. SK211291
33230.5 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
33330.5 E Tatenhill, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK205220
33430.6 SSW Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
33530.6 SSE Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
33630.8 SSE Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
33730.8 S Upper Arley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO763804
33830.9 ENE Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, S Edmund K&M, 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SK174501
33930.9 NW Hope, Flintshire, Clwyd, Wales, S Cynfarch, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Mon. SJ309583
34031 SSE Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
34131 ENE Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
34231 SSW Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
34331.1 SSE Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
34431.2 E Longford, Derbyshire, S Chad, 6, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F. SK214383
34531.3 ESE Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
34631.3 SSE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
34731.3 NNE Prestbury, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 14-2-8 (740 kg) in F. Wed. SJ900769
34831.3 NE Sheen, Staffordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-0 (343 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK113615
34931.5 N Mobberley, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 6, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SJ790801
35031.6 ENE Tissington, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line. Tue (not always: check). SK176522