Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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135154.7 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
135254.8 SSW Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
135354.8 SSW Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136
135454.8 ENE Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
135554.8 SE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Paul, Fisherton Anger (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] SU138303
135654.8 SE Thruxton, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 8-3-0 (445 kg) in A. [website] SU288455
135754.8 S Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
135854.9 SW Huish Champflower, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F♯. [website] ST049292
135954.9 ESE Boxford, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] SU428716
136054.9 NE Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue 20:00. [website] SP113705
136155 S Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, S Hippolytus (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] ST581108
136255 N Munslow, Shropshire, S Michael, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. SO521877
136355.1 ENE South Newington, Oxfordshire, S Peter ad Vincula, 5, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in F♯. SP407333
136455.1 S Yetminster, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST594106
136555.1 SSW Nynehead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST137227
136655.2 SE 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
136755.2 SSW Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
136855.2 SW Cutcombe, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SS930392
136955.2 SE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 8, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D♭. Thu. [website] SU143299
137055.2 NE Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP277555
137155.3 SSW Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
137255.3 NE Butlers Marston, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 14-0-20 (720 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SP320499
137355.3 SSW West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST173204
137455.3 SSE Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
137555.3 ENE Tadmarton, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-15 (566 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP392378
137655.4 WNW Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Dingad, Llandingat (T), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A♯. SN763340
137755.4 SW Withiel Florey, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No mains electricity. [website] SS986332
137855.4 S Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
137955.5 E Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in G. Mon. SU480941
138055.5 NE Claverdon, Warwickshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-1-23 (582 kg) in F♯. Fri 16:30. [website] SP198645
138155.5 S Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
138255.5 SSE Iwerne Minster, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST868144
138355.6 SSW Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in A♭. [website] ST198186
138455.6 N Chelmarsh, Shropshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SO720878
138555.6 SE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU150296
138655.7 ENE Shenington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. SP372427
138755.7 ENE Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
138855.7 SE Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
138955.7 ESE Peasemore, Berkshire, S Barnabas, 6, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A. [website] SU457770
139055.7 E Yarnton, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew, 6, 22-1-19 (1139 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd). SP477116
139155.7 NNE Stourbridge, West Midlands, S Mary, Old Swinford (T), 8, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO907831
139255.8 NNW Lydbury North, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G. First ring of six cast by Barwell. SO351860
139355.8 E Milton, Oxfordshire, S Blaise (GF;T), 8, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in B. Tue. SU485924
139455.9 SSW Langford Budville, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST111229
139555.9 SE Amport, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Fri. [website] SU299442
139655.9 ESE East Woodhay, Hampshire, S Martin (GF;T), 6, 7-2-14 (387 kg) in G♯. [website] SU405614
139756 SW Stoke Pero, Somerset, dedication unknown (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. [website] SS878434
139856 SSE Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
139956 SSW Wellington, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 19-1-5 (980 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST140209
140056.1 N Holdgate, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable. SO561895