Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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95151.5 ENE West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
95251.6 SW St John, Cornwall, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SX407536
95351.6 NNE St Brides Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST292823
95451.7 ENE Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
95551.7 E Tarrant Crawford, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. ST922034
95651.8 NNE Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
95751.8 NNE Long Ashton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 30-3-23 (1573 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] ST553709
95851.8 SW Antony, Cornwall, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in A♭. SX398545
95951.8 ENE Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
96051.9 E Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
96152 WSW Lewannick, Cornwall, S Martin (GF), 6 U/R, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in G. Unringable. SX276807
96252 NE Marksbury, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6 U/R, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST666623
96352.1 W Kilkhampton, Cornwall, S James Gt, 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SS252113
96452.2 NE Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
96552.2 ENE Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
96652.2 ENE East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
96752.3 NE Priston, Somerset, S Luke, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST692604
96852.3 E Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
96952.4 N Michaelston-y-Fedw, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Michael (T), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in A. ST240846
97052.4 W Launcells, Cornwall, S Andrew & S Swithin, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. SS243057
97152.5 NNE Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
97252.6 E Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
97352.6 E Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
97452.6 NE Dunkerton, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. Wed. [website] ST711593
97552.6 E Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
97652.7 ENE Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
97752.8 WSW St Germans, Cornwall, S Germanus (GF), 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. SX359577
97852.8 W Week St Mary, Cornwall, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SX237977
97952.8 WSW St Ive, Cornwall, S Ivo (GF), 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. Mon. SX309671
98052.8 NE Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670
98152.9 N Caerphilly, Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales, S Martin (T), 8, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in F. Wed. ST155865
98252.9 WSW North Hill, Cornwall, S Torney (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SX271766
98353 NNE Easton in Gordano, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 18-3-14 (959 kg) in E♭. 4th is lighter than the treble, 2nd, and 3rd. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST514757
98453.1 NNE Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
98553.2 W Stratton, Cornwall, S Andrew (T), 8, 21-3-16 (1112 kg) in E♭. SS231064
98653.2 ENE Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
98753.2 WSW Quethiock, Cornwall, S Hugh (GF), 3, 5-3-7 (295 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SX312647
98853.3 NNE Nash, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-18 (402 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. ST343836
98953.4 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Paul, Southville (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST584719
99053.5 E Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
99153.6 W Marhamchurch, Cornwall, S Marwenne (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in G. SS223036
99253.7 NE Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
99353.7 NE Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
99453.7 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, Cath Ch of Holy & Undivided Trinity (T), 8, 21-0-1 (1067 kg) in E♭. Fri (3rd: with exceptions). [website] ST583727
99553.7 ENE Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
99653.8 W Poughill, Cornwall, S Olaf K&M (GF), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F♯. SS222077
99753.8 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Nativity, Knowle (T), 8, 12-2-3 (636 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST602714
99853.8 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe, 12, 50-2-21 (2575 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu 19:00. [website] ST590723
99953.8 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mark, Lord Mayor's Chapel, 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. [website] ST584728
100054 NE Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598