Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Chitterne, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 6-2-13 (336 kg) in B. [website] ST991440
22.8 SSW 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
33 SSW Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. [website] ST965399
43.2 NNW Imber, Wiltshire, S Giles (GF), 6, 2-2-18 (135 kg) in E. Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity. [website] ST965483
53.5 S Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 4 U/R, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3-5 of 5; former 2/5 transferred to Wylye 1975. SU000385
63.6 S 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
73.7 NE Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
83.7 SW Boyton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in G. Rung from porch. [website] ST950395
94 SSE Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
104.2 WSW Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 19-2-6 (993 kg) in E♭. [website] ST925425
114.3 E Orcheston, Wiltshire, S George (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. No mains electricity. [website] SU059448
124.3 ENE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in B♭. [website] SU058456
134.7 E Maddington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU066437
144.9 E Shrewton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in G. [website] SU069443
154.9 SE Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374
165.2 W Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. [website] ST907433
175.7 WSW Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, S John Ev, 6, 8-2-12 (437 kg) in F. [website] ST902417
185.7 N West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
195.7 ESE Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
205.8 ESE Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
216.4 NNW Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour (T), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST965539
226.4 SE Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
236.4 N Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
246.5 NNE Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
256.8 NW 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
267 NW Edington, Wiltshire, S Mary, S Katharine, & All Saints (S), 10, 24-0-24 (1230 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] ST926533
277.1 S 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
287.6 W Warminster, Wiltshire, S Denys (T), 8, 23-1-19 (1190 kg) in D. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST869455
297.7 SE Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
307.7 S Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
317.9 WSW Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] ST866413
328 S Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
338.1 SSE Baverstock, Wiltshire, S Editha (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU028315
348.5 SE South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
358.5 SW Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
368.6 WNW Westbury, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 35-0-14 (1784 kg) in C♯. [website] ST873514
378.8 NNE Urchfont, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Thu. [website] SU040573
388.8 SSE Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU056313
399 SSE Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
409 S Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
419 N Potterne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. [website] ST995585
429.3 N Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
439.3 ESE Middle Woodford, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in B♭. [website] SU119361
449.4 S Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
459.7 ESE Great Durnford, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 13-3-6 (701 kg) in F♯. [website] SU136383
469.7 SSW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
479.7 NNW Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 20-3-18 (1062 kg) in E♭. [website] ST906571
489.8 NNW Keevil, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in D. [website] ST917579
499.9 NNE Chirton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in A. [website] SU073576
5010 WSW Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6 U/R, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST845370