Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Orleton, Herefordshire, S George, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower. SO494671
22 E 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
32 S Eye, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♭. [website] SO496638
42.1 NNW Richards Castle, Herefordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; detached tower; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SO484702
53.3 ESE Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO540646
63.9 SSE Kimbolton, Herefordshire, S James Gt, 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. [website] SO525616
74.4 WSW Aymestrey, Herefordshire, S John Bapt & S Alkmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SO425651
84.7 SW Kingsland, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 11-1-12 (577 kg) in F. Mon (3rd). [website] SO446612
94.8 NNE 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
104.9 S Leominster, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 10, 22¾ cwt (~1160 kg) in E♭. ART Teaching Centre: Leominster Priory. Thu. [website] SO498592
115.2 WNW Wigmore, Herefordshire, S James Ap, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] SO412690
125.2 ESE Leysters, Herefordshire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SO568632
135.7 NW Downton on the Rock, Herefordshire, S Giles, 3 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♭. Steel bells; unringable. SO437742
146.1 N Bromfield, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in G♯. Mon (2nd). SO481768
156.2 SSW Monkland, Herefordshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SO460576
166.3 E Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Wed 19:00. [website] SO594683
176.8 SSE Stoke Prior, Herefordshire, S Luke, 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in B♭. [website] SO519564
187 SW Eardisland, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in G. Mon (1st). [website] SO420585
197 NW Leintwardine, Herefordshire, S Mary Magd, 8, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO404740
207.1 ESE Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
217.3 N Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, S Peter, 8, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Fri. SO495788
227.9 NNW Onibury, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,4-6 of 8. SO455791
237.9 NE Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
248.5 SW Pembridge, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. [website] SO391580
258.5 ENE Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
268.8 WSW Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. [website] SO369600
278.9 SSW Birley, Herefordshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in C♯. Unringable; No stays or sliders. SO453533
288.9 S Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in B. Unringable. SO510528
299.1 SSW Dilwyn, Herefordshire, S Mary V, 6, 11-0-13 (565 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SO415546
309.2 ESE Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
319.2 N Culmington, Shropshire, All Saints, 3, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO493819
329.5 NW Clungunford, Shropshire, S Cuthbert (T), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A♯. Thu. SO394787
339.5 NW Hopton Heath, Shropshire, The Fire Ring (GF), 8, 0-2-8 (29 kg) in C. Ringing currently not permitted. SO382775
349.6 WNW Bucknell, Shropshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 4-2-8 (232 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise. SO354738
359.7 ENE Milson, Shropshire, S George, 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO639728
369.7 SE Bredenbury, Herefordshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. No regular ringing; county books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO609564
379.8 NNW Stokesay, Shropshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. SO435817
3810.1 ESE Stoke Bliss, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. SO651628
3910.1 E Eastham, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 4, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SO656687
4010.3 SSE Bodenham, Herefordshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SO529508
4110.4 NNE Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, S Milburga (S;T), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in G. Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor. Tue. [website] SO566822
4210.8 ENE Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
4310.8 SSW King's Pyon, Herefordshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. [website] SO438506
4411.1 SSW Weobley, Herefordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 17-0-14 (870 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 3rd: check). [website] SO401518
4511.1 SE Pencombe, Herefordshire, S John, 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in A. Fri. [website] SO600527
4611.2 W Presteigne, Powys, Wales, S Andrew, 8, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. PN shared: Knighton; Presteigne. Thu (exc 1st). [website] SO315645
4711.4 NW Clunbury, Shropshire, S Swithin, 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in A. SO370806
4811.4 N Diddlebury, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1,2,4,5 of 5. SO508853
4911.5 SSW Canon Pyon, Herefordshire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in G. [website] SO450491
5011.7 ESE Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584