Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
23 N Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
35.3 N Fordingbridge, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU145138
45.4 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
56.5 NW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
66.9 SW Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
76.9 NNW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
87.2 SE Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in A. PN shared with Sopley. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SZ212959
97.5 NW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
108 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
118.1 WSW Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
128.1 W Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
138.1 WNW Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
148.3 NNW Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
158.5 N Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
169.1 WSW Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
179.1 ENE Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
189.4 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
199.4 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
209.5 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
219.6 E Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
229.7 WNW Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
239.7 W Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
2410 NNW Martin, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A♭. [website] SU070195
2510.2 ESE Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
2610.2 SE Hordle, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SZ273950
2710.4 NNE Downton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 8, 22-3-23 (1166 kg) in D. Thu (4th). [website] SU181216
2810.4 NW Pentridge, Dorset, S Rumbold, 4 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] SU033178
2910.6 WNW Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
3010.8 WNW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
3111 SW Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
3211.3 WSW Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
3312.2 SE Milford on Sea, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SZ290921
3412.4 WSW Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
3512.5 SW Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
3612.6 ESE Lymington, Hampshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 20-1-3 (1030 kg) in E♭. Thu (4th). [website] SZ321954
3712.9 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
3813 NNE 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
3913.1 SW Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
4013.1 W Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
4113.3 N Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
4213.5 NW Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. [website] SU018230
4313.5 NE 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
4413.7 W Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
4513.7 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
4613.7 WSW Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
4713.8 W 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
4813.9 NE Sherfield English, Hampshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU290223
4914 NNW Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, All Saints, 8, 15-0-11 (767 kg) in F. [website] SU040253
5014.2 WSW Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961