Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
21.1 NW Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303
31.5 N Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
41.9 WSW Cucklington, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F. Rung from porch. [website] ST755277
52.1 NW Penselwood, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] ST756314
62.3 SE Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
72.6 NE Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
82.8 W Stoke Trister, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (alt). [website] ST736287
92.9 N Stourton, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST776339
103.2 SSW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
113.9 SSW Kington Magna, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in F♯. Thu (3rd). [website] ST768231
124 S West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
134.4 W 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
144.8 S Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
154.9 ESE Motcombe, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. ST849252
164.9 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
175.2 ENE West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
185.3 E Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
196 SW Horsington, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Templecombe. Tue (alt). [website] ST703237
206 NNE Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
216.1 E East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
226.1 SW Templecombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F. PN alternates with Horsington. Tue (alt). [website] ST708226
236.2 NE Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
246.3 WSW North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
256.4 SE Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
266.4 SE Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
276.4 WNW Shepton Montague, Somerset, S Peter, 3, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in A. [website] ST682317
286.6 S Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory (T), 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST781187
296.7 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
306.9 WNW Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
317 SSW Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST722197
327 ESE Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
337.1 WSW Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
347.1 WNW Pitcombe, Somerset, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST672327
357.1 SSE Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
367.3 SW Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
377.5 SSW Stalbridge, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 17-3-10 (906 kg) in E. Fri (with exceptions). [website] ST733181
387.9 W Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
397.9 NNE Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
407.9 WSW Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
418.2 WSW Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
428.2 ENE Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
438.3 ESE Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
448.3 NW Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
458.4 SE Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
468.6 WNW Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
478.6 SE Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
488.7 ESE Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
498.9 NNW Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
509 NW Milton Clevedon, Somerset, S James, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. [website] ST664377