Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Belbroughton, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO919768
21.7 NNE Clent, Worcestershire, S Leonard, 8, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SO928793
32.5 N Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
42.6 SW Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, S Cassian (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO891735
53.7 WSW Stone, Worcestershire, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. [website] SO861749
64 N Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
74.5 SSE Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
84.7 N Lye, The, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 3-0-27 (165 kg) in E♭. Belgian bells. [website] SO923844
94.8 NNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Thomas (T), 12, 18-2-8 (943 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. SO900842
105.1 NE Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
115.2 NNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S James, Wollaston (T), 6, 10-1-23 (531 kg) in G. Wed (alt). [website] SO891847
125.2 WNW Cookley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 5-2-16 (287 kg) in C. [website] SO841801
135.2 NNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Amblecote (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in B. PN alternates with Wolverley. Fri (alt). [website] SO899850
145.4 NNE Cradley, West Midlands, S Peter, 8, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO942851
155.5 W Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
165.5 SW Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
175.8 WNW Wolverley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 9-2-10 (487 kg) in G. PN alternates with Stourbridge (Amblecote). Fri (alt). [website] SO828793
186 SSE Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, S Michael (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. [website] SO949676
196 NW Kinver, Staffordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12-2-24 (646 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). [website] SO846830
206.1 SW Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
216.2 N Brierley Hill, West Midlands, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO916868
226.3 NNE Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
236.5 NNW Kingswinford, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, Wordsley, 6, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F♯. [website] SO892868
246.8 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Laurence, Northfield (GF;T), 10, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SP025793
256.8 S Wychbold, Worcestershire, S Mary de Wyche (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] SO929658
267.1 N Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
277.2 ESE Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
287.2 SSW 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
297.3 NNE Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
307.6 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Lazar (Serb Orth), Bournville, 3, 9-1-23 (480 kg) in A♭. No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,3,5 of 5. [website] SP034809
317.6 SSW Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
327.8 N Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
337.9 NNW Kingswinford, West Midlands, S Mary (T), 8, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO893893
348 SSE Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
358.1 WSW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
368.1 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Selly Oak, 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SP037822
378.1 ENE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter, Harborne (T), 8, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Mon. [website] SP028839
388.2 E Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
398.2 S Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
408.3 W Bewdley, Worcestershire, S Anne, 8, 15-2-23 (798 kg) in F. Wed (exc 1st). [website] SO785753
418.4 N Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
428.4 WSW 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
438.4 S 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
448.6 NW Enville, Staffordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in E. [website] SO823868
458.9 S Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
469 NNE Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
479.2 NE Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
489.4 SSW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
499.5 SE Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
509.6 SSW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620