Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Weston under Lizard, Staffordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-1-6 (219 kg) in E. Unringable. SJ805106
21 NNE Blymhill, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SJ808122
32.1 SSW Tong, Shropshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: bourdon bell ('Great Bell of Tong'); rung from chancel. [website] SJ795073
43.1 WNW Sheriffhales, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ757120
53.7 S Donington, Shropshire, S Cuthbert, 3, 6-3-25 (354 kg) in B. Hung for dead-rope ringing; half wheels (steel); No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,6 of 6. SJ808046
63.8 S Albrighton, Shropshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SJ809044
74.1 WSW Shifnal, Shropshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-3-9 (957 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ746074
84.4 ENE Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints (S), 8, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ872129
95 S Boningale, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3, 3-3-26 (202 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. [website] SJ811026
105 ESE Brewood, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Chad, 8, 21-2-12 (1098 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SJ883086
115.1 NNE Church Eaton, Staffordshire, S Editha (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in F. 3rd is lighter than both treble and 2nd. Thu. [website] SJ848176
125.6 SE Codsall, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ866040
135.6 WNW Lilleshall, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ728152
145.6 SSW Ryton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 4-2-23 (239 kg) in B♭. Tue 19:00. [website] SJ760027
156 SW Kemberton, Shropshire, S Andrew, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,4,3. [website] SJ729045
166.1 SSW Beckbury, Shropshire, S Milburga (GF), 6, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in D♭. [website] SJ765015
176.2 S Patshull, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in A♭. No mains electricity. SJ800006
186.5 NW Newport, Shropshire, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-16 (693 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SJ744191
196.5 NE Bradley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints, 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. SJ879180
206.6 NNE Gnosall, Staffordshire, S Lawrence (S;T), 8, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with additions). [website] SJ830208
217 WSW Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
227.2 S Pattingham, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] SO820991
237.2 NNE Haughton, Staffordshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 5-3-21 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SJ865204
247.3 NNW Forton, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. [website] SJ755211
257.4 WSW Telford, Shropshire, S Leonard, Malinslee, 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SJ688081
267.5 ENE Penkridge, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 16-1-21 (835 kg) in E. Tue. SJ921141
277.5 NW Edgmond, Shropshire, S Peter (GF;S;T), 8, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Wed. [website] SJ720192
287.7 WSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna (T), 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in A. [website] SJ687064
297.8 SW Sutton Maddock, Shropshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ718013
307.9 WSW Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
317.9 NNW Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
328.1 N Norbury, Staffordshire, S Peter, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SJ786234
338.3 SW Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
348.3 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, Tettenhall, 8, 14-3-25 (761 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ891002
359 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Mary, Bushbury (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G♯. SJ924024
369 ESE Shareshill, Staffordshire, S Luke & S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. Fri. SJ944065
379 WNW Kynnersley, Shropshire, S Chad (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ672167
389.2 WSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
399.5 NE Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, Castle Church (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905221
409.6 W Telford, Shropshire, All Saints, Wellington (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] SJ651117
419.6 SW Broseley, Shropshire, All Saints, 8, 12-2-19 (644 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Thu 18:30. SJ678015
429.6 SSW Worfield, Shropshire, S Peter Ap (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. SO757958
439.8 N High Offley, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. SJ783261
449.8 NW Tibberton, Shropshire, All Saints, 5, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. [website] SJ681204
459.9 WNW Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Shropshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 1¾ cwt (~90 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ650148
4610 SE Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
4710.1 WSW Little Wenlock, Shropshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. SJ646068
4810.1 NNE Seighford, Staffordshire, S Chad, 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Swynnerton; anticlockwise. Fri (alt). SJ882249
4910.6 SSE Trysull, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F. Fri 20:15. SO851942
5010.6 NE Stafford, Staffordshire, S Mary, 10, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime; future plans: to become 12; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SJ921232