Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Eckington, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SO922414
20.9 SW Strensham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO910406
31.2 NNW Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
41.3 NNE Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
51.6 SSE Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
62.1 ENE Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
72.7 S Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
82.9 ENE Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
93.2 NW Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
103.2 NNE 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
113.2 NNE 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
123.2 SSE Kemerton, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO945368
133.2 W Earls Croome, Worcestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♯. [website] SO870420
143.3 SE Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
153.6 SW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
163.7 E Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
173.7 E Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
183.7 SSW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
194.1 NW Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
204.4 WNW Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
214.4 W Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
224.8 SE Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
235 S Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
245.2 ESE Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
255.2 W Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
265.3 SSW Bushley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SO874343
275.3 N Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498
285.4 ENE Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
295.5 ENE 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
305.9 SSW Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Abbey Ch of S Mary V (S), 12, 27-0-5 (1374 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu. [website] SO890324
316.1 WSW Longdon, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO838362
326.4 E Hinton on the Green, Worcestershire, S Peter, 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] SP024400
336.6 NW Kempsey, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. [website] SO848490
346.7 E Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
356.7 SW Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
366.9 ESE Dumbleton, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP017357
377 W Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, S Gabriel, 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SO810427
387 N 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
397.1 SE Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
407.3 E Evesham, Worcestershire, The Bell Tower (T), 12, 35-2-20 (1813 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Wed. [website] SP037436
417.3 SSE Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
427.5 S Tredington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in A. [website] SO904294
437.7 E Bengeworth, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SP044435
447.7 NNE Bishampton, Worcestershire, S James (GF;T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SO989518
457.8 SSW Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. [website] SO870299
467.8 W Welland, Worcestershire, S James (T), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in G. [website] SO796399
477.8 SSW Chaceley, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor (cracked canons); ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO855306
488 NNW Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
498.2 N Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
508.2 WNW Madresfield, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO804474