Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
22 N Trowbridge, Wiltshire, S James, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Wed 19:00. [website] ST856580
32.5 SSE Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
42.9 NNE Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
53 WSW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
63.5 ENE Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
73.6 NW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
83.7 WNW Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
93.8 WSW Beckington, Somerset, S George (GF), 8, 16-2-25 (850 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST801516
104.2 NNW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 29-2-26 (1510 kg) in D♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST824608
114.2 ESE Bratton, Wiltshire, S James Gt, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock). [website] ST914519
124.2 N Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
134.3 SW Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
144.3 NNW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in A♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST827613
154.4 NNW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, The Wilderness Campanile (GF), 8, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. ST823612
164.4 ENE Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
174.6 ESE Edington, Wiltshire, S Mary, S Katharine, & All Saints (S), 10, 24-0-24 (1230 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] ST926533
185.1 NW Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
195.1 W Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
205.2 NW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
215.3 SSW Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
225.9 S Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
236.3 NNE Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
246.3 NNW South Wraxall, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 6 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] ST832647
256.5 SW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
266.5 WSW Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
276.7 NE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
286.8 N Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
296.9 E Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour (T), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST965539
307.1 NW Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
317.1 NNW Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST806652
327.2 ENE Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
337.3 WNW Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
347.8 E Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
357.9 SSE Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
367.9 W Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
378 ESE Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
388 WNW Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
398.4 NNW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
408.4 NW Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
418.4 S Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
428.6 WSW Mells, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in C♯. PN shared with Leigh on Mendip. Tue (2nd). [website] ST727492
438.6 SSW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
448.7 NNW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
458.7 SW Marston Bigot, Somerset, S Leonard, 8, 7-0-21 (365 kg) in B. Thu (1st, 4th). [website] ST755449
468.7 WSW Whatley, Somerset, S George (GF), 6, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST733476
478.7 SSE Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
488.7 NW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
498.8 NW Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
508.8 SSE Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E♭. [website] ST925425