Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
22.3 N Fordingbridge, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU145138
32.9 S Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
44.2 NNW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
55.2 W Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
65.4 NNW Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
75.5 N Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
85.9 WNW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
97 W Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
107.4 NW Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
117.5 NNE Downton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 8, 22-3-23 (1166 kg) in D. Thu (4th). [website] SU181216
128.4 S Sopley, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-5 (371 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Hinton Admiral. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SZ156967
138.4 NW Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
148.4 WSW Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
158.5 E Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
168.9 SW Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
179 W Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
189.6 E Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
199.8 SSE Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in A. PN shared with Sopley. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SZ212959
209.8 W Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
219.9 SW Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
229.9 WSW Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
2310 N 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
2410.3 NNW Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
2510.3 W Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
2610.5 SW Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
2710.5 NE Whiteparish, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] SU246235
2810.9 NNW 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
2911 S Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Ch of Holy Trinity, 12, 27 cwt (~1370 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] SZ159925
3011.2 NW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
3111.3 ESE Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
3211.4 NW Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
3311.5 N Britford, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel crossing. [website] SU162284
3411.7 ENE East Wellow, Hampshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU302204
3511.8 NE Sherfield English, Hampshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU290223
3612.1 N Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-2-4 (688 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU150296
3712.2 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
3812.2 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
3912.2 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
4012.3 SE Hordle, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SZ273950
4112.3 N Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Thomas of Canterbury, 8, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D♭. Thu. [website] SU143299
4212.4 N Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
4312.6 N Salisbury, Wiltshire, S Paul, Fisherton Anger (GF), 8, 12-0-6 (612 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] SU138303
4412.6 N 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
4512.7 SW Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
4612.9 NW Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST991241
4713.2 SW Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
4813.3 WNW Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 7-0-14 (362 kg) in B♭. [website] ST943177
4913.4 WSW Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
5013.5 N 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