Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. ST903771
21.7 ESE Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
32.2 SSE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F. ST919739
42.4 WSW Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
52.7 SSE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. ST922732
62.8 ENE Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
73.2 WNW Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
83.6 ENE Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
94.3 SW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
104.5 SSW Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
114.9 WNW Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
125.2 NE Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
135.3 NW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
145.4 ESE Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
155.4 S Lacock, Wiltshire, S Cyriac, 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. Mon. ST916685
165.6 WNW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
175.7 NE Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
185.9 NW Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840
196.3 NNW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
206.4 SW Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
216.5 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
226.6 NNW Easton Grey, Wiltshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST880876
237 WNW Badminton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). ST806828
247.1 ESE Calne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in D. Fri. [website] ST999709
257.3 E Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
267.5 E Lyneham, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SU023787
277.6 SSW 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
287.7 N Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
297.9 WSW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
308.1 NNE Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
318.1 ENE Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
328.3 SSE Bromham, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (S), 6, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST963651
338.4 S Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
348.6 ESE Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
358.9 SSW 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
369 SE Heddington, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. [website] ST999662
379.4 NNE Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
389.5 SE Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-2-10 (182 kg) in F. SU027681
399.5 N Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
409.6 SW Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST806652
419.7 SW Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
429.7 SW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
439.8 N Tetbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V & S Mary Magdalen, 8, 16¾ cwt (~850 kg) in E. Bells 2-8 are maiden and listed. Fri. [website] ST890929
449.8 WNW Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
4510.1 SSW Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
4610.1 W Dyrham, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST741758
4710.1 SSE Rowde, Wiltshire, S Matthew (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST977626
4810.3 SW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
4910.4 SSE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
5010.5 ESE Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714