Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Rock, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO731711
23.8 SSW Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 2,3,5,6 of 12. [website] SO702657
33.9 ENE Ribbesford, Worcestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO786740
44.1 ESE Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676
54.3 NE Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
64.4 E Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
74.5 W Neen Sollars, Shropshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SO660722
84.6 NW Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. Tue 19:00. SO673757
94.8 WSW Eastham, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 4, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SO656687
105.1 S Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO721629
115.1 S Shelsley Beauchamp, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. [website] SO731628
125.8 W 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
136 S Clifton upon Teme, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF;T), 6, 10-0-10 (513 kg) in F. [website] SO714616
146.1 SE Shrawley, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in G. [website] SO805647
156.2 NNE Upper Arley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 8-1-23 (430 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO763804
166.3 NNW Kinlet, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in G. Unringable. SO710810
176.8 E Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
187.1 ENE Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
197.1 SW 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
207.2 SSE Martley, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. [website] SO756598
217.5 WNW Coreley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SO613739
227.6 N Highley, Shropshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO741832
237.6 SSE Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
247.9 NE Wolverley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G. PN alternates with Stourbridge (Amblecote). Fri (alt). [website] SO828793
258.2 NNW Stottesdon, Shropshire, S Mary, 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SO672828
268.4 E Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
278.4 ESE Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
288.5 ENE Stone, Worcestershire, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. [website] SO861749
298.5 NNE Alveley, Shropshire, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-1-3 (522 kg) in G. Thu. SO759845
308.6 ESE Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
318.6 WSW Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G♯. Wed 19:00. [website] SO594683
328.8 S Whitbourne, Herefordshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SO725569
338.9 NE Cookley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in C. [website] SO841801
349 SSW Edvin Loach, Herefordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-13 (260 kg) in D. SO662584
359.2 SE Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
369.8 SW Thornbury, Herefordshire, S Anna, 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SO622596
3710 S Broadwas, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 5, 4-0-20 (212 kg) in C♯. [website] SO754551
3810 E Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, S Cassian (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO891735
3910.1 NW Aston Botterell, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SO632841
4010.2 SE Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
4110.3 NE Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
4210.4 ESE Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; rung from porch; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO889655
4310.4 N Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
4410.5 SW Bockleton, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO592614
4510.5 SSW Brockhampton, Herefordshire, Chapel, 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. SO683548
4610.5 ESE Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
4710.6 SE Claines, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 10, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO851588
4810.7 WNW Bitterley, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO570773
4910.7 N Quatt, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. SO756882
5011.1 SSW Bromyard, Herefordshire, S Peter, 10, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO655548