Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
20.7 SE Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
31.2 W 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
41.8 WNW Codford St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST974397
52.3 ESE Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374
62.3 WNW Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. [website] ST965399
73.2 WNW Boyton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in G. Rung from porch. [website] ST950395
83.5 N Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
94 SSW 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
104.3 S Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
114.4 E Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
124.4 E 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
134.6 S Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
144.6 SSE Baverstock, Wiltshire, S Editha (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU028315
154.9 ENE Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
165.2 NE Maddington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU066437
175.3 ESE Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
185.3 WNW Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E♭. [website] ST925425
195.4 NE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S George (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. No mains electricity. [website] SU059448
205.5 SSE Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
215.6 S Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
225.6 NE Shrewton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. [website] SU069443
235.6 SE Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU056313
245.7 NE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in B♭. [website] SU058456
256 ESE South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
266.1 S Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
276.2 NNE Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
286.4 WNW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
296.5 NNW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
306.5 WNW Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
316.6 WSW Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
326.8 SSW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
337.4 SE Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
347.5 SSW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
357.5 ESE Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
367.7 SE 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
378.4 E Great Durnford, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in F♯. [website] SU136383
388.5 WNW Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
398.5 SSE Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
408.6 SE Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
418.8 ESE Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in C. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SU130326
428.9 S Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
439 WSW East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
449 N West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
459.1 SE 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
469.2 S Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
479.2 WNW Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
489.5 WSW West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
499.5 E Amesbury, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Melor, 8, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SU151414
509.6 W Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370