Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Stourton, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST776339
21.4 SSE Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
32 SW Penselwood, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] ST756314
42.3 SSW Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303
52.4 ESE Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
62.9 S Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
73.4 NNE Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
84 SW Stoke Trister, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (alt). [website] ST736287
94 SSW Cucklington, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F. Rung from porch. [website] ST755277
104.8 ENE Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
114.9 SSE Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
125.2 E West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
135.3 SW Wincanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 15-1-1 (775 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] ST710284
145.4 NNE Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
155.7 W Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
165.8 SSW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
176 WSW Shepton Montague, Somerset, S Peter, 3, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in A. [website] ST682317
186.2 WNW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
196.3 NW Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
206.4 W Pitcombe, Somerset, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST672327
216.6 ESE Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
226.7 S Kington Magna, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in F♯. Thu (3rd). [website] ST768231
236.8 ESE East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
246.9 S West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
257 N Marston Bigot, Somerset, S Leonard, 8, 7-0-21 (365 kg) in B. Thu (1st, 4th). [website] ST755449
267 SE Motcombe, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. ST849252
277.3 W Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
287.3 NE Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
297.3 WNW Milton Clevedon, Somerset, S James, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. [website] ST664377
307.4 SW North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
317.7 S Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
327.7 NNW Nunney, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd). [website] ST737457
337.7 S Stour Provost, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 4 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-4 of 5. [website] ST794215
347.8 SW Horsington, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Templecombe. Tue (alt). [website] ST703237
358 WSW Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
368 SW Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
378.1 SSW Templecombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. PN alternates with Horsington. Tue (alt). [website] ST708226
388.3 E Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
398.4 WNW Evercreech, Somerset, S Peter, 10, 21-0-10 (1071 kg) in E♭. [website] ST649386
408.4 ESE Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
418.6 W Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
428.6 W Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
438.6 NNE Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
448.7 SE Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
458.7 N Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
468.8 WSW Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
478.8 SE Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
488.9 NW West Cranmore, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST668433
498.9 NNW Whatley, Somerset, S George (GF), 6, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST733476
509 SE Shaftesbury, Dorset, School Chapel Arts Centre, Cann, 4, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. Steel bells; former church of S Rumbold; building owned by Lushtrust; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST867227