Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, S Mary, 8, 17-3-1 (902 kg) in E♭. Only limited ringing allowed. SK093334
21.4 ENE Doveridge, Derbyshire, S Cuthbert (GF;T), 5, 9-2-15 (489 kg) in G. SK113341
32 W Bramshall, Staffordshire, S Laurence, 3, 4-1-2 (217 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SK061332
43.2 ESE Marchington, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in G. Mon. SK137307
53.8 NE Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, S Giles (GF), 3, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SK134378
63.9 NNE Rocester, Staffordshire, S Michael (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. SK111393
74.1 E Sudbury, Derbyshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in F. 5th (11-0-17) is heavier than tenor. SK157321
84.5 WNW Church Leigh, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in E. Wed. SK024358
94.7 N Denstone, Staffordshire, All Saints, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Round tower. SK100409
104.9 NW Checkley, Staffordshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-2 (471 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Fri. SK027378
115.2 ENE Cubley, Derbyshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in F♯. SK164376
125.6 S Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (S), 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. [website] SK079245
135.6 SSE Newborough, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-2-6 (384 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. SK135253
145.7 NNW Alton, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 22-2-2 (1144 kg) in E♭. Mon. SK073423
155.9 SE Hanbury, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. SK170279
165.9 NNE 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
176.4 NNE Ellastone, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. SK116434
186.5 ESE Scropton, Derbyshire, S Paul (GF), 3, 2-1-23 (125 kg) in E. SK192301
196.6 SSW Blithfield, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. SK044239
206.7 SW Stowe by Chartley, Staffordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-2-22 (594 kg) in F. Thu. SK003273
216.7 SSE Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, Holy Angels, 6, 28-1-17 (1443 kg) in D♭. SK124230
227 E Church Broughton, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SK205337
237.3 NNE Snelston, Derbyshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. SK155433
247.8 ESE Tutbury, Staffordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F♯. Thu. SK211291
258 NNE Mayfield, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK154447
268 NW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles (RC), 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in F. Tue. SK008431
278.1 ENE Longford, Derbyshire, S Chad, 6, 15-0-23 (772 kg) in F. SK214383
288.1 WNW Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire, S Margaret (GF), 8, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. SJ980402
298.2 NW Cheadle, Staffordshire, S Giles, (CofE) (T), 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in F. Wed. SK005432
308.4 SE Rangemore, Staffordshire, All Saints, 5, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in D♭. SK180229
318.5 SSW Colton, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in A. Fri. SK047204
329 WSW Sandon, Staffordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. SJ953294
339 E Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK237342
349 ESE Marston on Dove, Derbyshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. 3rd (8-1-18) is heavier than tenor. Thu. SK233296
359 SW Ingestre, Staffordshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ976246
369.2 SW Colwich, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. SK010211
379.3 NE Osmaston, Derbyshire, S Martin, 6, 15-3-19 (809 kg) in F. Thu (2nd, 4th). SK199440
389.3 ENE Shirley, Derbyshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Unringable. SK218416
399.4 SSE Yoxall, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 6, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F. Wed. SK141190
409.5 ESE Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in G. Thu. SK235277
419.6 NNE 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
429.7 SSW Rugeley, Staffordshire, S Augustine, 6, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in G. Thu. SK045185
439.7 NNW Kingsley, Staffordshire, S Werburgh (T), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F. Tue. SK013469
449.8 NW Dilhorne, Staffordshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-3 (459 kg) in A♭. Octagonal tower. Thu. SJ970433
459.9 SE Tatenhill, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3 U/R, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in A. Unringable. SK205220
4610 SE Dunstall, Staffordshire, S Mary, 3, 9-3-4 (497 kg) in G. SK187204
4710 N Cauldon, Staffordshire, S Mary & S Laurence, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg). Unringable. SK078494
4810.3 NNE Blore, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3 U/R, 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. SK137493
4910.3 S Mavesyn Ridware, Staffordshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A. Thu. SK081168
5010.3 S King's Bromley, Staffordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. SK121170