Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
22 SW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
32.8 ENE Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU084265
43 NNW Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
53.1 WSW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
63.8 NW Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
73.9 NNE Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU056313
83.9 N Baverstock, Wiltshire, S Editha (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU028315
94 SSE Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
104 WNW Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
114.1 WSW Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
124.2 E Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
134.4 NNW Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
144.7 S Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
154.7 NW Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
164.9 WNW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
175 NE Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
185 ENE Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
195.3 NE Fugglestone St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line and 1,2 fall 2 inches apart; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU102313
206.2 WSW Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
216.3 NNE South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
226.4 SE Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
236.4 NW Chilmark, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury; rung from chancel crossing. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST970327
246.4 WNW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
256.8 NNE Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
266.8 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Paul, Fisherton Anger (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] SU138303
276.9 E Odstock, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU151261
287 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 8, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D♭. Thu. [website] SU143299
297.1 NE Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in C. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SU130326
307.2 SE Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
317.3 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Edmund's Arts Centre, 8 U/R, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D♭. Former church of S Edmund of Abingdon (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU146303
327.3 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU150296
337.5 N Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374
347.6 S Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
357.7 SW Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
367.7 NNE Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
377.8 ENE Britford, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU162284
387.8 W Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
398 NNW Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
408 ESE Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
418.3 NE Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
428.3 W Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
438.3 S Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
448.5 NNW Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
458.7 S Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
468.8 NNE Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
478.8 NNW Stockton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. ST981382
489 ESE Downton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 8, 22-3-23 (1166 kg) in D. Thu (4th). [website] SU181216
499.3 W Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
509.4 SSW Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113