Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Little Aston, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Tue. SK092003
22 W Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
32.7 NNE Shenstone, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. Thu. SK109043
43.1 SE Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-1-18 (1189 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. [website] SP121962
53.8 SW Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958
64.2 SSE Boldmere, West Midlands, S Michael, 8, 13-3-14 (705 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP109938
74.2 W Rushall, West Midlands, S Michael Archangel, 6, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP024999
84.8 WNW Pelsall, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bloxwich. Mon (alt). SK020030
94.9 WSW Walsall, West Midlands, S Matthew (T), 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. SP016982
105.1 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington (RC), 8, 15-3-16 (807 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP112923
115.3 W Walsall, West Midlands, Christ Church, Blakenall Heath, 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A♯. Mon. SK007019
125.3 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S John Ev, Perry Barr, 8, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F. Mon. SP068920
135.4 ESE Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
145.5 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Barnabas, Erdington (T), 8, 15-1-15 (782 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] SP109917
155.9 W Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
166 NNE Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
176 NNE Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
186 NNE Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
196.2 E Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-0-11 (310 kg) in B. Thu. SK192002
206.3 SE Wishaw, Warwickshire, S Chad, 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B♭. [website] SP176945
216.4 WSW Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Paul, Wood Green, 8, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F. SO997961
226.4 NNE 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
236.4 NE Whittington, Staffordshire, S Giles (T), 8, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B♭. Wed. SK157083
246.5 S Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter & S Paul, Aston, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Thu. SP082899
256.6 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
266.8 SW West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
276.9 NW Norton Canes, Staffordshire, S James, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK009078
287.1 SE Curdworth, Warwickshire, S Nicholas & S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. [website] SP177928
297.2 WSW Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, 10, 24-0-18 (1227 kg) in E♭. Fri. SO987953
307.2 SSE Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898
317.5 WSW Darlaston, West Midlands, S Lawrence, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. Fri. SO976968
327.5 ENE Tamworth, Staffordshire, S Editha (S), 10, 21-2-9 (1096 kg) in E♭. Access by double helix staircase. Wed. SK207040
337.8 W Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
348 ESE Kingsbury, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SP214962
358.1 S Birmingham, West Midlands, Metropolitan Cath Ch of S Chad (RC), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in F. SP069875
368.1 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Paul (T), 10, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Thu. SP064874
378.4 S Birmingham, West Midlands, Cath Ch of S Philip, 12, 31-0-21 (1584 kg) in D. [website] SP069870
388.4 SE Lea Marston, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 3, 6-1-8 (321 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. [website] SP204927
398.6 S Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865
408.6 NE Elford, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B. Thu. SK185106
418.6 N Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
429 SSW Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
439.1 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Edburgha, Yardley, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. Wed 20:00. SP134863
449.1 WSW Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
459.2 NW Cannock, Staffordshire, S Luke, 10, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Wed. SJ981101
469.2 SW Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
479.7 SE Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
489.8 WSW Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
499.8 ESE Nether Whitacre, Warwickshire, S Giles (T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP231928
509.9 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Edgbaston (GF), 8, 10-0-14 (514 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed (term only). SP057847