Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Trowbridge, Wiltshire, S James, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Wed 19:00. [website] ST856580
21.2 NE Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
31.9 S North Bradley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F♯. [website] ST854549
42.3 N Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
52.7 NW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 29-2-26 (1510 kg) in D♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST824608
62.7 NW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in A♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST827613
72.8 WNW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
82.8 NW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, The Wilderness Campanile (GF), 8, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. ST823612
93.2 E Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
103.5 W 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
113.8 E Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
124 WNW 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
134.1 SW Rode, Somerset, S Lawrence, 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in F. [website] ST807533
144.2 SSE Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
154.3 WNW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
164.5 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
174.6 NE Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
184.8 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
195.2 SW Beckington, Somerset, S George (GF), 8, 16-2-25 (850 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST801516
205.2 SE 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
215.2 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
225.4 WSW Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
235.5 NW Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST806652
245.7 NW Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
255.7 ENE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
266 SSW Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
276.7 E Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
286.8 NW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
297.1 W Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
307.2 SSW Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
317.2 NW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
327.2 ESE Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour (T), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST965539
337.3 WNW Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
347.5 SW 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
357.6 NW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
367.6 NNE Lacock, Wiltshire, S Cyriac, 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. Mon. ST916685
377.6 W Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
387.7 WNW Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
397.8 S Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
407.8 WNW Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
417.8 NW Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
427.9 N Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
437.9 NW Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
448 SW Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
458 NE Bromham, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (S), 6, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST963651
468 ESE Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
478.1 ENE Rowde, Wiltshire, S Matthew (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST977626
488.1 NW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
498.3 NW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
508.4 N Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714