Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
21.6 NNE Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, S George (T), 5, 18-2-7 (943 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU195746
31.9 S Marlborough, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 16-2-23 (849 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU189692
42.2 SE Mildenhall, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. [website] SU209694
52.4 SSW Marlborough, Wiltshire, S George, Preshute (GF), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in A. [website] SU179685
64.2 SW West Overton, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. [website] SU133681
74.8 N Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
85.2 ENE Aldbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] SU263758
95.3 SW East Kennett, Wiltshire, Christ Church, 5 U/R, 4-2-18 (237 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SU117674
105.3 E Ramsbury, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SU273715
115.6 W 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
125.6 W 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
135.6 WNW Winterbourne Bassett, Wiltshire, S Katharine (GF), 3, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in A. SU101749
145.7 WSW Avebury, Wiltshire, S James (T), 8, 4-2-20 (238 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU099699
155.7 NNE 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
165.7 NNE Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in G. Also, below, a ring of 6; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU206812
175.7 WNW Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, S Peter ad Vincula (T), 6, 8-3-10 (449 kg) in E. [website] SU105763
185.8 S Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 3-1-17 (173 kg) in E♭. [website] SU196629
195.8 NNW Wroughton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt & S Helen (GF), 6, 20-1-17 (1036 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. SU137802
206.1 SE Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, S Katharine V&M, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU251649
216.5 N 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
226.8 ENE Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
237.3 SSE Burbage, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5, 9-2-3 (484 kg) in G. [website] SU233614
247.4 S Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU189604
257.4 ESE Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Michael, 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A. [website] SU291662
267.5 NNW Swindon, Wiltshire, Christ Church (T), 10, 21-3-9 (1109 kg) in D. Tue. SU157839
277.5 SE Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] SU277642
287.6 WNW Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, S Peter, 6 U/R, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] SU074769
297.7 W Yatesbury, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G. [website] SU063714
307.9 SSW Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU163598
317.9 NNE Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
328 SW 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
338.2 E Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 5, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] SU318705
348.2 NNW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mark (T), 8, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU143847
359.2 NNE Ashbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Bishopstone; anticlockwise. Thu (1st, 3rd). SU265849
369.2 N Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
379.3 ESE Hungerford, Berkshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU334687
389.3 NNW Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU103847
399.4 NNW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
409.5 ENE Lambourn, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-2-0 (1041 kg) in D. [website] SU326789
419.6 SE Shalbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. [website] SU315635
429.8 W Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Swithin (GF), 6, 10-1-17 (528 kg) in G. [website] SU030715
439.8 N 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
449.8 SSW North Newnton, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SU130576
459.9 NW Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
469.9 SW All Cannings, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in E. [website] SU069615
4710.3 WSW Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-2-10 (182 kg) in F. SU027681
4810.3 NW Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
4910.6 W Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
5010.6 WSW Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-1-21 (784 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SU037641