Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire, Chapel of Ease, 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] SO930390
21.4 SSW Bredon, Worcestershire, S Giles (GF), 6, 18-2-2 (941 kg) in D. Rung from chancel. [website] SO920369
31.6 NW Strensham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO910406
41.6 NNW Eckington, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 14-0-26 (723 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SO922414
51.7 SE Kemerton, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO945368
61.9 ESE Overbury, Worcestershire, S Faith, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. [website] SO957374
72.5 NE Great Comberton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in B♭. [website] SO954420
82.6 N Birlingham, Worcestershire, S James Gt, 6, 10-0-20 (517 kg) in F♯. [website] SO932431
92.7 NNW Defford, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SO917432
102.9 SW Twyning, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO893360
113.3 NE Little Comberton, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 13-1-18 (681 kg) in G. [website] SO966427
123.4 WSW Ripple, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO876377
133.4 ENE Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] SO981410
143.5 SE Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
153.5 S Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SO927334
163.8 NE Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, S Michael, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in E♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO981424
174.2 WNW Earls Croome, Worcestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A♯. [website] SO870420
184.2 E Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
194.4 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
204.4 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
214.5 SW Bushley, Worcestershire, S Peter, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SO874343
224.6 NW Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A. [website] SO886450
234.7 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
244.9 W Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] SO851402
255.5 NW Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, S Denys, 5, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] SO856439
265.6 NNW Pirton, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SO885468
275.7 SE Alderton, Gloucestershire, S Margaret (T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] SP001331
285.8 ESE Dumbleton, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. PN shared: Alderton; Dumbleton. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP017357
295.8 SSE Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
305.8 NE Cropthorne, Worcestershire, S Michael, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Fladbury (check before visiting). Mon (alt). [website] SP000451
315.9 E Hinton on the Green, Worcestershire, S Peter, 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] SP024400
325.9 WNW Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, S Mary, 6, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. [website] SO838419
335.9 WSW Longdon, Worcestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. [website] SO838362
346 SW Forthampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SO858325
356.1 NE 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
366.1 SSW Tredington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-2-7 (384 kg) in A. [website] SO904294
376.6 ENE Great Hampton, Worcestershire, S Andrew, 8, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in F♯. [website] SP028431
386.7 SSW Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. [website] SO870299
396.9 NNW Stoulton, Worcestershire, S Edmund K&M, 6, 7-0-5 (358 kg) in B. [website] SO906498
407 SW 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
417.3 SSE Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 19-2-21 (1000 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO960277
427.3 ENE 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
437.5 ESE Toddington, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. [website] SP035330
447.7 ENE Bengeworth, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SP044435
457.8 WNW Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, S Gabriel, 6, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SO810427
468.1 S Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO920260
478.1 NW Kempsey, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. [website] SO848490
488.3 W Welland, Worcestershire, S James (T), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in G. [website] SO796399
498.3 WSW Birtsmorton, Worcestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 6. [website] SO801355
508.4 W Castlemorton, Worcestershire, S Gregory (T), 6, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A. [website] SO794372