Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
22.9 N Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
33.3 SSW Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
44.1 WNW Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
54.4 NNE Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
64.6 W Compton Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 5, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST869184
74.8 NNW Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
84.8 SE Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
94.8 NNW Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
104.8 W Fontmell Magna, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST865169
115 NE Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
125.1 WSW Iwerne Minster, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E♭. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST868144
135.1 SSE Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
145.5 SE Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
155.6 E Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
165.6 WNW 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
175.7 SSW Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
185.7 NE Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
195.9 WNW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
206 NNE Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
216 WNW Shaftesbury, Dorset, S James Gt (T), 6, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in F♯. [website] ST857223
226.1 WSW Iwerne Courtney, Dorset, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST859124
236.5 NNW Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
246.6 ESE Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
257.1 N Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
267.3 SW Stourpaine, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in G. Sat 17:15. [website] ST860093
277.3 WSW Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
287.4 NNE Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
297.4 W Margaret Marsh, Dorset, S Margaret (GF), 5, 3-3-3 (192 kg) in C♯. [website] ST823186
307.4 ESE Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
317.5 NW Motcombe, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. ST849252
327.5 SSE Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
337.7 NE Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
347.7 SW Durweston, Dorset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. [website] ST858085
357.8 SSW Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
367.9 SSW Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
377.9 SSW Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
388 E Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
398 WSW Manston, Dorset, S Nicholas, 5, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A♯. [website] ST816150
408.1 NNE Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
418.1 NW Sedgehill, Wiltshire, S Catherine (GF), 5 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in D♭. Unringable. [website] ST866282
428.3 ESE Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
438.3 WSW Shillingstone, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E. Tue. ST824114
448.4 SSE Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
458.5 S Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
468.9 NNW East Knoyle, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST880305
478.9 SSW Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
488.9 NNE Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
498.9 S Tarrant Crawford, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. ST922034
509.4 NE Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300