Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Longburton, Dorset, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] ST648127
21.2 W Lillington, Dorset, S Martin, 5, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. [website] ST629127
32.4 NNW Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey Ch of S Mary V, 8, 46-0-5 (2339 kg) in B♭. The heaviest ring of eight bells. Tue. [website] ST638165
42.8 W Thornford, Dorset, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. [website] ST603132
53 E Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 5, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST696131
63 WSW 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
73.1 SW Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
83.2 E Holwell, Dorset, S Laurence (GF), 5, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F. [website] ST699119
93.5 SE Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST680081
103.6 WSW Yetminster, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18-0-8 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST594106
113.9 WNW Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
124 SW Chetnole, Dorset, S Peter, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST602081
134 NNE Milborne Port, Somerset, S John Ev, 8, 26-3-26 (1371 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST676185
144.2 NW Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
154.2 NW Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
164.2 NE Purse Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST695175
174.3 WSW Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, S Hippolytus (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. [website] ST581108
184.4 ENE Stourton Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] ST714152
194.5 N Poyntington, Dorset, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♯. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST650199
205 SW 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
215.1 NW Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
225.2 SSE Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood, 6, 15-1-26 (787 kg) in E. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (2nd, 3rd, 4th). [website] ST687052
235.4 NNW Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
245.5 WSW Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
255.5 SW Melbury Osmond, Dorset, S Osmund, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] ST573078
265.9 E Lydlinch, Dorset, S Thomas a Becket, 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. [website] ST742133
276 WNW Yeovil, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 12, 40-0-23 (2043 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Mon. [website] ST556160
286.1 NNW Rimpton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. [website] ST610218
296.2 N Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
306.3 ENE Stalbridge, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 17-3-10 (906 kg) in E. Fri (with exceptions). [website] ST733181
316.4 NE Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST722197
326.5 NW Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
336.5 NNE Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
346.5 N Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
356.8 W East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
366.8 SE Mappowder, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (1st). [website] ST735059
376.9 NNW Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
386.9 SW Evershot, Dorset, S Osmond (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST572045
397.1 ESE Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, S Mary & S James, 6, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (5th). [website] ST753082
407.2 S Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
417.2 NNE Templecombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. PN alternates with Horsington. Tue (alt). [website] ST708226
427.4 WNW Preston Plucknett, Somerset, S James (T), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST534162
437.4 WSW Halstock, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. [website] ST536083
447.6 NW Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
457.7 NNW Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
467.7 NNE Horsington, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Templecombe. Tue (alt). [website] ST703237
478 NNW Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
488 N South Cadbury, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST631255
498.2 SSE Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
508.2 W West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135