Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
20.9 NW Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
32.9 ESE Lacock, Wiltshire, S Cyriac, 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. Mon. ST916685
43.1 SSW 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
53.3 W Colerne, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in E. ST820711
63.4 ENE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. ST922732
73.5 NE Chippenham, Wiltshire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-20 (695 kg) in F. ST919739
83.7 N Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, S Margaret (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST866763
94.4 SW 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
104.5 NNE Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. ST903771
114.6 SSE Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
124.7 NE Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (2nd, 4th). ST927757
135.3 SW Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST806652
145.6 S Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
155.9 WSW Bathford, Somerset, S Swithun, 6, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST787666
166 N Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
176 WNW Marshfield, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in E. Mon (2nd). [website] ST782736
186.2 WSW Batheaston, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 13-2-18 (694 kg) in F. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST777679
196.4 SSW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 8, 12-0-7 (613 kg) in A♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST827613
206.4 ESE Bromham, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (S), 6, 15-1-12 (780 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST963651
216.5 WSW Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
226.5 SSW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, The Wilderness Campanile (GF), 8, 0-2-21 (35 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. ST823612
236.6 NNW Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
246.6 NNW Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
256.7 SW Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
266.7 ENE Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
276.7 SSW Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 29-2-26 (1510 kg) in D♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST824608
286.8 NE Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
297 S Hilperton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A. [website] ST870592
307.2 NE Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
317.4 SE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
327.4 W Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
337.5 SW 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
347.5 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
357.8 E Calne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in D. Fri. [website] ST999709
367.8 S Trowbridge, Wiltshire, S James, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Wed 19:00. [website] ST856580
378 WSW Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
388.1 NNW Alderton, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in F♯. ST841830
398.1 SE Rowde, Wiltshire, S Matthew (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST977626
408.1 SSW Westwood, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 4-2-12 (234 kg) in D. [website] ST812590
418.2 ESE Heddington, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. [website] ST999662
428.2 SSE Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
438.3 SW Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
448.3 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
458.3 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
468.4 WSW Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
478.4 WSW Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
488.4 WSW Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
498.6 SSE Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
508.7 NNW Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840