Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (T), 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in E. [website] SU105763
20.9 SSW Winterbourne Bassett, Wiltshire, S Katharine (GF), 3, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. SU101749
31.8 SSW Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU098735
41.9 WNW Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SU074769
52.7 S Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3,5 of 5. SU097719
63.2 NE Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
73.9 S Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
84 SW Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714
94.6 NNW Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
105.3 WNW Lyneham, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SU023787
115.3 N Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU103847
125.3 W Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
135.4 SSE West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
145.5 WSW Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
155.5 S East Kennett, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 5 U/R, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SU117674
165.6 ENE Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
175.7 E Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, S George (T), 5, 18-2-7 (943 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU195746
185.7 ESE Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
195.7 NE Swindon, Wiltshire, Christ Church (T), 10, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in D. Tue. SU157839
205.8 NNE Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mark (T), 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU143847
216.1 N Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
226.7 SE Marlborough, Wiltshire, S George, Preshute (GF), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A. [website] SU179685
236.8 N Purton, Wiltshire, S Mary, 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in C♯. Fri. SU096871
246.8 SE Marlborough, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-2-23 (849 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU189692
256.8 NNE Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
267 ENE Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r); PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SU206812
277 ENE Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in G. Also, below, a ring of 6; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU206812
287 SW Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-2-10 (182 kg) in F. SU027681
297.4 WSW Calne, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in D. Fri. [website] ST999709
307.5 ENE Wanborough, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-2-23 (950 kg) in E. PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU207825
317.6 NW Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
327.8 ESE Mildenhall, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. [website] SU209694
338 WSW Bremhill, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 6, 17-2-5 (891 kg) in E. [website] ST979730
348.1 NE Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
358.6 SSW Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU037641
368.7 WNW Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
378.8 S Alton Priors, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-14 (298 kg) in D♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 2,3,5 of 8. SU109621
389.1 SW Heddington, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-0-19 (415 kg) in G. [website] ST999662
399.1 W 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
409.2 NE South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. SU195879
419.4 SSW All Cannings, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in E. [website] SU069615
429.5 NNE Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
439.7 WNW Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
449.7 NNE Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
459.7 ENE Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
469.8 E Aldbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] SU263758
479.9 W Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
4810.1 SE Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 3-1-17 (173 kg) in E♭. [website] SU196629
4910.2 NNW Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
5010.7 N Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935