Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Rushall, West Midlands, S Michael Archangel, 6, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in B. Tue 20:00. SP024999
21.1 SSW Walsall, West Midlands, S Matthew (T), 12, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Wed. SP016982
31.6 NW Walsall, West Midlands, Christ Church, Blakenall Heath, 6, 8-2-4 (434 kg) in A♯. Mon. SK007019
42 N Pelsall, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bloxwich. Mon (alt). SK020030
52.1 NW Walsall, West Midlands, All Saints, Bloxwich (T), 8, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Pelsall. Mon (alt). SJ997019
62.3 ENE Aldridge, West Midlands, S Mary V, 8, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A. Thu. SK060007
72.9 SW Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Paul, Wood Green, 8, 16-1-22 (836 kg) in F. SO997961
82.9 SSE Great Barr, West Midlands, S Margaret (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. SP048958
93.5 WSW Darlaston, West Midlands, S Lawrence, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. Fri. SO976968
103.6 SW Wednesbury, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, 10, 24-0-18 (1227 kg) in E♭. Fri. SO987953
113.6 WSW Willenhall, West Midlands, S Giles, 10, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO966984
124.2 E Little Aston, Staffordshire, S Peter, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in A. Tue. SK092003
134.4 S West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
145 N Norton Canes, Staffordshire, S James, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in B♭. Mon. SK009078
155.1 WSW Bilston, West Midlands, S Leonard (T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. SO949965
165.6 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S John Ev, Perry Barr, 8, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F. Mon. SP068920
176 SW Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
186 ENE Shenstone, Staffordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. Thu. SK109043
196.3 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
206.4 WNW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Mary, Bushbury (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G♯. SJ924024
216.5 NW Shareshill, Staffordshire, S Luke & S Mary V (T), 6, 9-0-0 (457 kg) in A. Fri. SJ944065
226.5 ESE Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 23-1-18 (1189 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. [website] SP121962
236.5 SE Boldmere, West Midlands, S Michael, 8, 13-3-14 (705 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP109938
246.8 SSW Oldbury, West Midlands, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable - electronic chiming only. [website] SO990894
256.8 W Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Collegiate Ch of S Peter, 12, 33-0-21 (1686 kg) in C♯. Mon. SO914987
266.9 NNW Cannock, Staffordshire, S Luke, 10, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Wed. SJ981101
277.1 WSW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, former ch of S Luke, Blakenhall, 8, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. SO913971
287.2 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter & S Paul, Aston, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Thu. SP082899
297.2 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington (RC), 8, 15-3-16 (807 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP112923
307.4 SE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Barnabas, Erdington (T), 8, 15-1-15 (782 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] SP109917
317.6 S Smethwick, West Midlands, Old Church, 8, 7-1-1 (369 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] SP019876
327.7 WSW Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
337.9 SW Dudley, West Midlands, S Thomas & S Luke, 10, 20-2-8 (1045 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO942900
348.1 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Paul (T), 10, 12-2-13 (641 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Thu. SP064874
358.2 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, Metropolitan Cath Ch of S Chad (RC), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in F. SP069875
368.2 W Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Michael & All Angels, Tettenhall, 8, 14-3-25 (761 kg) in F♯. Wed. SJ891002
378.3 NE Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cath Ch of BVM & S Chad (S), 10, 31-2-9 (1604 kg) in D. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SK115097
388.3 NE Lichfield, Staffordshire, former ch of S Mary, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Ringing prohibited. SK117095
398.4 SSW Rowley Regis, West Midlands, S Giles (T), 8, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G♯. Mon. [website] SO970874
408.5 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, Cath Ch of S Philip, 12, 31-0-21 (1584 kg) in D. [website] SP069870
418.5 WSW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
428.6 NE Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Michael, Greenhill (T), 6, 11-3-9 (601 kg) in A♭. Thu. SK123095
438.8 NE Lichfield, Staffordshire, S Chad (T), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; tuning: 1-4 of 5. Sat 11:00. SK121102
448.8 SSE Birmingham, West Midlands, S Martin, 16, 39-1-19 (2003 kg) in C. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SP073865
459.1 SW Dudley, West Midlands, S Andrew, Netherton (T), 8, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in F♯. [website] SO938881
469.4 SW Pensnett, West Midlands, S Mark (T), 8, 9-2-13 (489 kg) in A♭. [website] SO914893
479.5 SSW Old Hill, West Midlands, Holy Trinity, 8, 23-1-0 (1181 kg) in F. [website] SO955862
489.5 E Middleton, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SP176983
499.6 NNE Longdon, Staffordshire, S James (T), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in A♭. SK082141
509.6 SE Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898