Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
21.8 ESE White Ladies Aston, Worcestershire, S John (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO922527
32.1 NE Crowle, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO921558
42.6 SSE Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498
52.8 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in B. Original 6 now hung dead as an (electrically operated) chime. SO851549
62.8 W Worcester, Worcestershire, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S), 12, 48-0-2 (2439 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: 2♯,5♯,6♭, and 9♯ (also allowing a harmonic minor 10); teaching centre (with 8-bell chime). Mon. [website] SO850545
72.8 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
82.9 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
93 E Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
103 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, All Saints (T), 12, 20-1-1 (1029 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri. [website] SO847548
113.4 W Worcester, Worcestershire, S John in Bedwardine (T), 8, 15-1-16 (782 kg) in F. [website] SO840544
123.5 WNW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Stephen, Barbourne, 8, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. [website] SO846568
134 WSW Powick, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 19-1-19 (987 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO834515
144.1 NW Claines, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 10, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO851588
154.2 SW Kempsey, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. [website] SO848490
164.3 ENE 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
174.4 NE Himbleton, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; tuning: 1-3,5♯ of 5. [website] SO946587
184.4 S Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
194.8 WNW Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
205.2 NNW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
215.4 N Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
225.5 S Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
235.6 NW Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
245.9 N Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8 U/R, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming : 5th; one or more bells not hung; unringable; tower unsafe. SO899633
256 SSE Pershore, Worcestershire, S Andrew's Centre (T), 8, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in G♯. Former church of S Andrew (Anglican). Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO948458
266 SSE Pershore, Worcestershire, Abbey Ch of Holy Cross (T), 8, 25½ cwt (~1300 kg) in D. Rung from 'cage' above chancel crossing. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SO947457
276 ESE Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
286 ENE Kington, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO990558
296.1 N Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
306.1 ENE Dormston, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO987575
316.6 SSW Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
326.8 NNW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
336.8 SSE Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
346.9 SW Madresfield, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO804474
356.9 W Leigh, Worcestershire, S Edburga, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] SO784534
367.1 SSE Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
377.3 N 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
387.5 NNE Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
397.5 SSW Earls Croome, Worcestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♯. [website] SO870420
407.7 WNW Wichenford, Worcestershire, S Lawrence, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SO787601
417.7 NNE Wychbold, Worcestershire, S Mary de Wyche (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] SO929658
427.8 ENE Inkberrow, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SP016572
437.8 NNW Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
447.8 WSW Malvern Link, Worcestershire, S Matthias (T), 10, 16-2-3 (840 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SO783478
457.9 SE Fladbury, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-3 (649 kg) in G♯. PN alternates with Cropthorne (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SO996462
467.9 SSE Eckington, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SO922414
478.2 ESE Church Lench, Worcestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in G. [website] SP024512
488.2 SSW Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
498.2 SSE Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
508.2 SSE Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420