Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
21.6 SW 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
31.9 ENE 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
42 SSW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
53.2 NE Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
63.5 SW Badminton, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only). ST806828
73.7 S Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
83.9 SSW 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
94.8 SSW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
104.9 NNE 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
114.9 E 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
125.3 NE Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
135.5 W Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
146.1 S Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
156.3 SSE Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. ST903771
166.8 ENE Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
177.1 ESE Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
187.2 NE Ashley, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST931947
197.3 SE Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
207.4 NW Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in F. Tue. ST760934
217.5 N Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
227.6 NNE Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
237.8 SE Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
247.9 ENE Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
258.1 SE 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
268.1 ESE Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
278.2 WSW Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Mon. ST727823
288.3 WNW Wickwar, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. ST723889
298.3 NNE Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
308.5 SSE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F. ST919739
318.9 SSW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
328.9 WSW Yate, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST713828
339 SSE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. ST922732
349 S Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
359.3 N Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
369.4 SW Dyrham, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST741758
379.5 SSW Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
389.5 WSW Wapley, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-16 (414 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST713797
399.6 NW Dursley, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 8, 19-2-9 (995 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST756981
409.6 NW North Nibley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. [website] ST735961
419.7 S Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
429.7 ENE Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
439.9 E Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
4410.2 ENE Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
4510.2 NW Cam, Gloucestershire, S George (T), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST757993
4610.3 WNW Tortworth, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in G. Thu. ST704933
4710.4 WSW Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 6, 20-2-1 (1042 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST699796
4810.4 N Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
4910.4 WNW Cromhall, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. ST692905
5010.5 NNE Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025