Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5112.2 SSE Madley, Herefordshire, Nativity of BVM, 8, 15-2-24 (798 kg) in F. [website] SO419387
5212.2 NE Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
5312.4 S Vowchurch, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in E♭. [website] SO361364
5412.4 SW Llanigon, Powys, Wales, S Eigon (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO213399
5512.6 ENE Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
5612.6 ESE Marden, Herefordshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. [website] SO511470
5712.7 ESE Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in B. [website] SO504456
5812.7 SE Eaton Bishop, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. [website] SO442391
5912.8 ESE Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
6012.9 WNW Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Powys, Wales, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Tuning: 1,2♯,3-6 of 6. Tue 20:00. SO151667
6113 NE Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
6213.1 NNE Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
6313.1 SE Pipe and Lyde, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] SO502440
6413.6 NNE Hopton Heath, Shropshire, The Fire Ring (GF), 8, 0-2-8 (29 kg) in C. Ringing currently not permitted. SO382775
6513.7 S Michaelchurch Escley, Herefordshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 5-3-10 (297 kg) in C. [website] SO316341
6613.8 SE Holmer, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 10-1-12 (526 kg) in G. Detached tower. Thu (exc 5th). SO505423
6714 S St Margarets, Herefordshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO353337
6814 SSE Kingstone, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO424357
6914 ENE Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
7014.1 ENE Brimfield, Herefordshire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO526674
7114.3 ESE Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO533453
7214.5 SW Glasbury on Wye, Powys, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. Tue. SO177385
7314.6 NNE Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
7414.9 SE Hereford, Herefordshire, All Saints, 8, 17-2-19 (898 kg) in E. [website] SO508400
7515 SE Hereford, Herefordshire, S Nicholas, 8, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO506397
7615 S Bacton, Herefordshire, S Faith (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SO370323
7715.1 SE Hereford, Herefordshire, S Peter, 5 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO511400
7815.1 SE Hereford, Herefordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Ethelbert (T), 10, 33-3-21 (1724 kg) in C♯. [website] SO510397
7915.2 SE Allensmore, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. [website] SO466358
8015.2 N Clun, Shropshire, S George, 10, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. SO300805
8115.4 N Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
8215.4 ENE Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
8315.9 WNW Llanbadarn Fawr, Powys, Wales, S Padarn (GF), 5, 5-3-2 (293 kg) in C. Rung from porch. SO086643
8415.9 NE Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
8516.1 NE Ludlow, Shropshire, S Laurence, 10, 16-2-16 (845 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 13-bell chime. Mon. [website] SO511747
8616.2 NNE Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
8716.3 WSW Llandeilo Graban, Powys, Wales, S Teilo (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO093446
8816.4 SSE Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
8916.6 ESE Withington, Herefordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in F. [website] SO565434
9016.6 ENE Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
9116.6 SE Lugwardine, Herefordshire, S Peter, 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F. [website] SO550410
9216.9 E Pencombe, Herefordshire, S John, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Fri. [website] SO600527
9317.2 NNE Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
9417.2 WSW Crickadarn, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SO089422
9517.3 NW Llanbister, Powys, Wales, S Cynllo (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SO110733
9617.3 E Bredenbury, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. No regular ringing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO609564
9717.4 NE Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
9817.4 SSE Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in A. Thu (alt). [website] SO387287
9917.5 SE Dinedor, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 4-3-11 (246 kg) in D. Unringable. SO533366
10017.5 SW Bronllys, Powys, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. PN alternates: Bronllys; Talgarth; detached tower. Thu (alt). SO143349