Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Toller Whelme, Dorset, S John (GF), 5, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3,3,5 of 6. [website] ST516015
22.1 N Corscombe, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. [website] ST522048
32.3 W Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary of The Annunciation, 10, 22-1-27 (1143 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST478012
42.9 E Rampisham, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. [website] ST561022
53.1 WSW Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY470994
63.3 S Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
73.6 SE Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
83.9 W Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005
94 ENE Evershot, Dorset, S Osmond (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST572045
104.2 NW South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
114.5 NNE Halstock, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. [website] ST536083
124.7 SSW Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
134.8 ESE Cattistock, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SY591995
144.9 W Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
155 SSW Bradpole, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] SY480942
165.3 NE Melbury Osmond, Dorset, S Osmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] ST573078
175.5 ESE Maiden Newton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY596978
185.6 S Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
195.7 NNW North Perrott, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in G. [website] ST472095
205.9 ENE Melbury Bubb, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST595065
216.1 NNE Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
226.3 S Shipton Gorge, Dorset, S Martin (GF), 6, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. [website] SY497914
236.3 SSW Bridport, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. Thu 20:00. [website] SY465926
246.5 N Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 8, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST512119
256.5 NNW Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
266.6 SW Symondsbury, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SY445936
276.8 NE Chetnole, Dorset, S Peter, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST602081
286.8 NNE East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
297 NW Crewkerne, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST439098
307 SSE Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
317.1 NE Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, S Hippolytus (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] ST581108
327.2 E Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY630992
337.4 N East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
347.5 NE Yetminster, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST594106
357.5 N West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135
367.6 SSE Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
377.6 SSW Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] SY488895
387.7 NE Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
397.7 NNW Middle Chinnock, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 3, 4-0-0 (203 kg) in D. [website] ST472131
407.9 SW Chideock, Dorset, S Giles, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SY421928
418 ESE Frampton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. [website] SY626949
428 NNW West Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 4, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. [website] ST467134
438.1 S Puncknowle, Dorset, S Mary BV (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] SY534886
448.2 NE Beer Hackett, Dorset, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,1,2 of 4. ST599117
458.3 WSW Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, S Candida & Holy Cross (T), 8, 16-3-26 (863 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY396954
468.4 NNW Merriott, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST442128
478.7 N Odcombe, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST507154
488.8 W Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
498.8 NNW Chiselborough, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST467148
509.1 NE Thornford, Dorset, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. [website] ST603132