Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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70134.5 WSW Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
70234.5 SSW Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4-6 of 6; former 3/6 missing since 1814 (when John Rudhall went bankrupt). [website] SO962557
70334.5 SSE Farnborough, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP433495
70434.5 NNE Linby, Nottinghamshire, S Michael (T), 6, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in C. SK534508
70534.5 SSE Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
70634.6 SW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
70734.6 SE Spratton, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F. SP717700
70834.6 N Bonsall, Derbyshire, S James Ap (GF), 6, 7-2-8 (385 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK279581
70934.7 SE Everdon, Northamptonshire, S Mary BV (GF), 5, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SP594574
71034.7 SSE Claydon, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP456500
71134.7 ESE Harrington, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP778805
71234.7 SSW Cleeve Prior, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in G. [website] SP087493
71334.7 WNW Chetwynd, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6-3-22 (353 kg) in A. [website] SJ735213
71434.7 ESE Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, S Botolph (GF), 6, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A. SP805882
71534.7 NNE Pinxton, Derbyshire, S Helen (T), 8, 5-2-8 (283 kg) in C. Sat 10:30. SK453550
71634.7 SW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
71734.7 S Lower Quinton, Warwickshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] SP183470
71834.8 NE Langar, Nottinghamshire, S Andrew, 5, 12-3-1 (648 kg) in F. PN rotates: Cropwell Bp(1); Langar(2); Stathern(3); Granby(4). Thu (2nd). SK721346
71934.8 ESE Draughton, Northamptonshire, S Catherine (GF), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. SP761768
72034.8 WSW Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
72134.8 WNW Adbaston, Staffordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SJ762279
72234.9 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Christ Church, Fenton, 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SJ890444
72335 ENE Harby, Leicestershire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G♯. SK747312
72435 ENE Chadwell, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK782246
72535 W Telford, Shropshire, S James, Stirchley, 3, 3-3-10 (195 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SJ699067
72635 NE Shelford, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-0-10 (767 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SK661423
72735 SSW Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
72835.1 ESE Wilbarston, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP811883
72935.1 W Telford, Shropshire, S Michael, Madeley, 8 U/R, 13-2-5 (688 kg) in F. Unringable; tower unsafe. SJ696041
73035.2 NNE Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, S James, 5, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. SK545515
73135.2 ESE Lamport, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP758745
73235.2 WNW 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
73335.2 SSE Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. Wed. SP574548
73435.3 SE Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 14-3-2 (750 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. SP633592
73535.3 ENE Freeby, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4-2-19 (237 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK803201
73635.3 S Halford, Warwickshire, Our Blessed Lady (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in A. No regular ringing. [website] SP258456
73735.3 ENE Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK779263
73835.3 SSE Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Thu (alt). SP543528
73935.3 SE Flore, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP641598
74035.4 E Braunston, Rutland, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G. Wed (alt). SK832065
74135.4 SW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
74235.5 SSW Pebworth, Worcestershire, S Peter, 10, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SP128469
74335.5 S Oxhill, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP316455
74435.5 ESE Desborough, Northamptonshire, S Giles, 8, 9-2-4 (484 kg) in G. Mon (check on Bank Hol). SP803830
74535.6 NNW Butterton, Staffordshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-9 (423 kg) in A. SK075565
74635.6 SSW Harvington, Worcestershire, S James, 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SP057488
74735.7 NNE South Normanton, Derbyshire, S Michael, 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in F♯. SK442569
74835.7 SSW Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
74935.7 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Minster Ch of S Peter ad Vincula, Stoke-upon-Trent, 10, 17-1-3 (878 kg) in E. Tue. SJ879452
75035.7 NW Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, S Mary, Bucknall (T), 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SJ905474