Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, S Michael (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. [website] SO949676
21.6 SW Wychbold, Worcestershire, S Mary de Wyche (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] SO929658
32 NNE Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 10, 17-1-17 (884 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO956706
42 S Hanbury, Worcestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-15 (629 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st). [website] SO954643
53.8 SW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Augustine, Dodderhill (T), 8, 18-2-4 (942 kg) in E♭. [website] SO901636
63.9 WSW 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
74 SW 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
84.3 SW Droitwich, Worcestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. [website] SO902624
95.2 NW Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, S Cassian (T), 8, 15-2-0 (787 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO891735
105.2 SE Feckenham, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP009616
115.3 WNW Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, S Michael (GF), 8, 9-3-0 (495 kg) in G. [website] SO865696
125.5 S 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
135.6 W Doverdale, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in C♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 2,5,6 of 12. SO860660
145.7 ENE Alvechurch, Worcestershire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-0-1 (610 kg) in G. Tue. SP026724
155.7 E Redditch, Worcestershire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in A♭. Mon 19:00. [website] SP041676
165.8 SW Salwarpe, Worcestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. [website] SO874620
176 NNW Belbroughton, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-3-24 (506 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SO919768
186.7 SSE Dormston, Worcestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SO987575
197 WSW Ombersley, Worcestershire, S Andrew (T), 6, 16-1-3 (827 kg) in E. [website] SO844635
207 WNW Hartlebury, Worcestershire, S James (T), 8, 17-2-22 (899 kg) in E♭. [website] SO840708
217.1 NW Stone, Worcestershire, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B. [website] SO861749
227.2 E Redditch, Worcestershire, S Peter, Ipsley (T), 6, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in G♯. [website] SP065665
237.3 E Beoley, Worcestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 10-2-20 (542 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SP065696
247.4 N Clent, Worcestershire, S Leonard, 8, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SO928793
257.4 S 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
267.5 SSW Crowle, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO921558
277.7 SSE Inkberrow, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in G. Thu 19:00. [website] SP016572
287.7 SSE Kington, Worcestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SO990558
298.1 SW Claines, Worcestershire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 10, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO851588
308.2 WSW Grimley, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew, 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. [website] SO836606
318.2 S Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, S Kenelm (GF), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SO943543
328.4 NNW Hagley, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SO920807
338.5 ESE Studley, Warwickshire, Nativity of BVM (T), 8, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP081637
348.7 NNE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Laurence, Northfield (GF;T), 10, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SP025793
359 W Shrawley, Worcestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in G. [website] SO805647
369.1 SSW Spetchley, Worcestershire, All Saints, 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5. [website] SO895539
379.2 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Stephen, Barbourne, 8, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. [website] SO846568
389.4 WNW Areley Kings, Worcestershire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 8-1-3 (420 kg) in B♭. Thu 18:45. [website] SO802710
399.4 NW Kidderminster, Worcestershire, S Mary & All Saints, 12, 25-2-0 (1295 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. [website] SO829769
409.4 NE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Nicolas, King's Norton, 10, 17-1-6 (879 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SP049789
419.4 S 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
429.4 ESE Coughton, Warwickshire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SP083605
439.6 SW Hallow, Worcestershire, S Philip & S James (T), 8, 21-2-17 (1100 kg) in E. [website] SO828579
449.8 NNE 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
459.9 SW 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
469.9 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, Slug & Lettuce, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Former church of S Nicholas (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO849550
4710 SW Worcester, Worcestershire, S Swithun, 6, 13-0-21 (670 kg) in F. [website] SO850549
4810 N Halesowen, West Midlands, S John Bapt, 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO966835
4910 NNW Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
5010 W Astley, Worcestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SO787676