Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 West Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] ST859326
21.8 SE East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
32.7 S Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
42.9 NNW Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370
53 W Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
63.2 E Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
74.1 SSE Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
84.6 S Motcombe, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. ST849252
94.9 W Zeals, Wiltshire, S Martin (T), 6, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in G. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST780317
105 SW Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 24-1-12 (1237 kg) in D♭. Mon. [website] ST806265
115.1 NW Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386
125.2 WSW Silton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. [website] ST782293
135.2 W Stourton, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Stourton; Zeals. Wed (alt). [website] ST776339
145.5 N Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
155.7 ESE Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
165.8 WSW Bourton, Dorset, S George, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in G. [website] ST768303
175.9 SSE Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
185.9 SE Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
196 NNW Horningsham, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST820414
206 S Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
216.2 S 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
226.3 NNE Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
236.3 S Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
246.4 W Penselwood, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] ST756314
256.9 E Chilmark, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in F. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury; rung from chancel crossing. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST970327
267.1 WSW Cucklington, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F. Rung from porch. [website] ST755277
277.1 NE Boyton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in G. Rung from porch. [website] ST950395
287.3 NNE Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
297.3 ESE Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
307.4 NNE Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E♭. [website] ST925425
317.6 SW West Stour, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch. ST784229
327.9 S Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
337.9 WSW Stoke Trister, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (alt). [website] ST736287
347.9 SSW 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
358 SW Buckhorn Weston, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-6 (574 kg) in G. [website] ST756247
368 NE Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. [website] ST965399
378 N Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
388.1 SW Kington Magna, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 14-3-3 (751 kg) in F♯. Thu (3rd). [website] ST768231
398.2 ESE Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
408.3 E Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
418.3 SW Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
428.3 SE Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
438.4 ENE Stockton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. ST981382
448.4 ENE Codford St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST974397
458.7 ESE Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
468.8 S Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
479 SSW Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
489 NNW Corsley, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch, 6, 10-0-27 (520 kg) in F. [website] ST828467
499.1 SE Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
509.3 E Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316