Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
21.2 S Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
33.2 WNW Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. SJ980402
43.5 SE Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
53.5 NNW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
63.6 NNW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
74 NE Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
84.9 ESE Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
94.9 NW Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
104.9 ENE Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
115.3 E Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
125.6 WNW Caverswall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ951427
135.7 N Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
145.8 ESE Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
156.6 ENE Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
166.6 SSW Stowe by Chartley, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Thu. SK003273
176.7 E Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
186.7 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
196.9 SW Sandon, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. SJ953294
207.7 N Ipstones, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C. Thu 19:00. SK017502
217.9 NNE Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
228 WSW Stone, Staffordshire, S Michael & S Wulfad (T), 10, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ904338
238.2 ESE Marchington, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in G. Mon. SK137307
248.4 W Barlaston, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 5-0-11 (259 kg) in D. Fri. SJ891383
258.5 E Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
268.6 S Blithfield, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. SK044239
278.7 ENE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
288.7 SSW Ingestre, Staffordshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ976246
298.8 ESE Sudbury, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F. 5th (11-0-17) is heavier than tenor. SK157321
308.8 SSE Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
319 ENE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
329.2 NNE Waterfall, Staffordshire, S James & S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in B♭. Bellframe is c1640 (and listed). SK081516
339.4 WNW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
349.6 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S Mary, Bucknall (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905474
359.7 NNW Cheddleton, Staffordshire, S Edward Conf, 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Mon. SJ970524
369.9 NE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
3710.2 SE Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
3810.3 WNW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Minster Ch of S Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, 10, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in E. Tue. SJ879452
3910.3 NE Ilam, Staffordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK132506
4010.4 S Colwich, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. SK010211
4110.7 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
4210.8 SE Hanbury, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. SK170279
4310.9 S Colton, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A. Fri. SK047204
4410.9 SSW Baswich, Staffordshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ943222
4510.9 W Swynnerton, Staffordshire, S Mary, 6, 7-1-8 (372 kg) in A. PN alternates with Seighford. Fri (alt). SJ852355
4611 SSE Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
4711.1 NE Thorpe, Derbyshire, S Leonard (GF;T), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK156501
4811.2 SW 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
4911.3 ESE Scropton, Derbyshire, S Paul (GF), 3, 2-1-23 (125 kg) in E. SK192301
5011.3 ESE Church Broughton, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SK205337