Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
21.8 WNW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
32 NE Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
42.6 WNW Alvediston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4 of 5. ST976239
53.3 SSE Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
63.9 ESE Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
74.1 NNW Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST985288
84.2 NW Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch. ST963271
94.3 NNW Fovant, Wiltshire, S George (GF;T), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. [website] ST996295
104.4 N Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in B♭. [website] SU029300
114.5 W Berwick St John, Wiltshire, S John, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. [website] ST946223
124.7 ENE Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU084265
135.3 NNW Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST991311
145.4 N Baverstock, Wiltshire, S Editha (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU028315
155.4 N Dinton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU009316
165.6 SW Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
175.7 NNE Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU056313
186 ENE Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
196 NW Tisbury, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 16-0-9 (817 kg) in D. PN shared: Chilmark; Tisbury. Wed (alt: check) 19:00. [website] ST944291
206.5 SSE Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
216.5 W Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 4, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] ST914248
226.7 ESE Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
236.8 NNW 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
246.9 S Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
257 W Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST906244
267 NE Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
277 NE Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
287.1 SE Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
297.4 NE Fugglestone St Peter, Wiltshire, S Peter, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in E. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line and 1,2 fall 2 inches apart; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU102313
307.5 SSW Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
317.6 SSE Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
327.7 S Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
338.2 WNW Semley, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 26-0-12 (1326 kg) in D. [website] ST892268
348.2 NNE South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
358.3 SSW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
368.5 ENE Odstock, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SU151261
378.6 WSW Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
388.6 SW 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
398.7 NNE Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
408.7 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Paul, Fisherton Anger (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] SU138303
418.8 ESE Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
428.9 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 8, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D♭. Thu. [website] SU143299
439 N Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A♭. [website] SU036374
449.1 NW Hindon, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909329
459.2 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU150296
469.2 NE Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 5-3-6 (295 kg) in C. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SU130326
479.2 N Wylye, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in F♯. [website] SU008377
489.2 ENE Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Edmund's Arts Centre, 8 U/R, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D♭. Former church of S Edmund of Abingdon (Anglican); unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU146303
499.3 W 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
509.5 NNE Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373