Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
21.3 SW Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
31.9 NNW Shaftesbury, Dorset, School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann, 4, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. Steel bells; former church of S Rumbold; building owned by Lushtrust; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST867227
42.1 NW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
52.1 NW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
62.2 SSW Fontmell Magna, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST865169
73.1 NNE Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
83.6 NE Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
93.6 SSW Iwerne Minster, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST868144
103.7 WSW Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
113.8 NNW Motcombe, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. ST849252
124.1 ESE Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
134.2 ENE Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
144.3 N Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
155 SSW Iwerne Courtney, Dorset, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST859124
165.1 SW Manston, Dorset, S Nicholas, 5, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A♯. [website] ST816150
175.2 N Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
185.3 SSE Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
195.4 SSW Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
205.5 W Stour Provost, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. [website] ST794215
216.2 NW Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
226.2 W Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
236.3 WNW West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
246.3 W Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory (T), 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST781187
256.3 ENE Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
266.4 SSW Shillingstone, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E. Tue. ST824114
276.5 N East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
286.7 NE Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
296.8 SSE Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
306.8 SSW Stourpaine, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in G. Sat 17:15. [website] ST860093
316.8 NE Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
327 WSW Sturminster Newton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in E♭. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST787139
337.2 ENE Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
347.3 WNW Kington Magna, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in F♯. Thu (3rd). [website] ST768231
357.3 SSW Durweston, Dorset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. [website] ST858085
367.4 SW Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. Mon 18:00. [website] ST807108
378 N West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
388.2 S Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
398.2 NNE Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
408.3 WNW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
418.4 SE Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
428.4 NW Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
438.4 NE Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
448.5 SE Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
458.6 S Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
468.7 ENE Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
478.7 SSW Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074
488.8 NNW Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
498.9 S Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
509.2 WNW Cucklington, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F. Rung from porch. [website] ST755277