Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
21.8 WSW South Wraxall, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST832647
32.6 S Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
43 ESE Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
53.1 NNE Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
63.3 W Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST806652
73.4 SW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in A♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST827613
83.6 N Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
93.6 SW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, The Wilderness Campanile (GF), 8, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. ST823612
103.7 SW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 29-2-26 (1510 kg) in D♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST824608
114 ENE Lacock, Wiltshire, S Cyriac, 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. Mon. ST916685
124.1 NW Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
134.1 S Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
144.4 W Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
154.5 WSW Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
164.8 SW Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
174.8 S Trowbridge, Wiltshire, S James, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Wed 19:00. [website] ST856580
185.1 W Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
195.1 SW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
205.2 WNW Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
215.5 SW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
226.1 SE Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
236.1 NE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. ST922732
246.1 ESE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
256.1 SSE Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
266.1 W Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
276.3 NE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F. ST919739
286.4 W Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
296.4 SW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
306.5 W Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
316.5 E Bromham, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (S), 6, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST963651
326.6 WNW Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
336.6 N Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
346.7 W Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
356.7 W Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
366.8 S North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
376.8 NW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
386.8 W Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
396.9 W Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
407.5 NE Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
417.6 NNE Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. ST903771
427.6 ESE Rowde, Wiltshire, S Matthew (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST977626
437.8 ESE Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
448 W Bath, Somerset, All Saints, Weston (GF), 8, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F♯. [website] ST730663
458.2 SW Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
468.3 SSW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
478.4 W Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
488.5 WSW Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
498.6 WSW Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
508.7 E Heddington, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. [website] ST999662