Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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100152 NNE Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
100252 N Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
100352.1 W Meshaw, Devon, S John (GF), 6, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SS758196
100452.1 NNW Caerleon, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Cadoc, 8, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in B♭. Wed. ST339906
100552.2 WSW Newton Abbot, Devon, S Mary, Wolborough (S;T), 8, 15-3-27 (812 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SX854703
100652.4 NNE Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
100752.4 SW Torquay, Devon, S George & S Mary, Cockington, 6, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX890637
100852.4 E Hursley, Hampshire, All Saints, 12, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in F♯. [website] SU427252
100952.4 N Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in F. Tue. ST760934
101052.5 E South Stoneham, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 4-3-25 (253 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; rung from porch. [website] SU439154
101152.5 W Bishop's Nympton, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in A♭. Thu. SS757237
101252.5 E Southampton, Hampshire, The Ascension, Bitterne Park (GF;T), 12, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (1st, 3rd) 19:00. [website] SU440139
101352.5 ENE Andover, Hampshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. Tue. [website] SU365457
101452.6 E North Stoneham, Hampshire, S Nicolas (GF), 10, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SU440173
101552.6 WSW Abbotskerswell, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX855687
101652.7 NNE Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
101752.7 ENE Tangley, Hampshire, S Thomas (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in D. [website] SU334524
101852.7 NW Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
101952.7 NW St Mary Church, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. ST001715
102052.7 NW Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
102152.8 NE Mildenhall, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. [website] SU209694
102252.8 ENE Wherwell, Hampshire, S Peter & Holy Cross, 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU391408
102352.9 NE Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, S Katharine V&M, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU251649
102452.9 NW St Hilary, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Hilary, 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in B. PN rotates: Cowbridge; Llanblethian; St Hilary. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST016732
102552.9 ENE Chilbolton, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] SU394402
102652.9 W Down St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A♭. SS742044
102753 N Tidenham, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in F♯. [website] ST555958
102853 N Stone, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯. Mon 19:00. [website] ST684954
102953.1 NW Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
103053.1 NE Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
103153.2 W Mariansleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-13 (387 kg) in B♭. Tue (with exceptions). SS744220
103253.2 NNW Machen, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael, Lower Machen, 8, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Fri. ST227880
103353.2 WSW East Ogwell, Devon, S Bartholomew, 6, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in B. SX838700
103453.3 E Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
103553.3 W Cheldon, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4, 5-1-9 (271 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SS734134
103653.4 WSW Lustleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Wed. SX784812
103753.4 NNE Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
103853.5 W Lapford, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Fri. SS731082
103953.6 ENE Crawley, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 6-1-11 (323 kg) in A♭. [website] SU424348
104053.6 NNE Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
104153.6 ENE Sparsholt, Hampshire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A. [website] SU435312
104253.7 E Fawley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A♭. 5th (7-3-8) is heavier than tenor. Thu. [website] SU457035
104353.7 SW Paignton, Devon, S John Bapt, 8, 21-3-5 (1107 kg) in E. Tue. SX886608
104453.8 WSW Marldon, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 15-3-0 (800 kg) in F. Wed. SX866635
104553.8 N North Nibley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. [website] ST735961
104653.9 NE Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] SU277642
104753.9 NNW Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
104854 NNW Tredunnock, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A. Fri (not always: check). ST379948
104954.1 W Bow, Devon, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 14-0-4 (713 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS727006
105054.1 W Romansleigh, Devon, S Rumon (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. SS727206