Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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130181.5 NE Yate, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST713828
130281.9 NE Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 16-0-8 (816 kg) in E. Mon. ST727823
130381.9 ENE Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
130482 WSW Cury, Cornwall, S Corentyn (GF), 6, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in A♭. SW677212
130582 ENE Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour (T), 6 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST965539
130682 NNE Tidenham, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in F♯. [website] ST555958
130782.1 WSW Sithney, Cornwall, S Sithney, 3, 9-0-14 (464 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. SW636289
130882.1 E Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
130982.1 NNE Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039
131082.1 E 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
131182.2 NE Thornbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 18-2-19 (948 kg) in D♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] ST633906
131282.2 E 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
131382.2 N Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Tybie, 3 U/R, 8-2-25 (443 kg). Unringable. SN618155
131482.2 NE Melksham, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 18-0-7 (918 kg) in E. [website] ST902637
131582.4 NE Tytherington, Gloucestershire, S James Greater (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Thu. ST668883
131682.4 WSW Gwinear, Cornwall, S Gwinear (GF), 6, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F♯. SW594373
131782.5 WSW Mullion, Cornwall, S Mellanus (GF), 6, 10-2-13 (539 kg) in A♭. Tue. SW678192
131882.6 ENE Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
131982.9 NNE Llanover, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Bartholomew, 5, 5-2-24 (290 kg) in C. No regular ringing. SO317094
132082.9 ENE Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10-1-5 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU108263
132182.9 SW Landewednack, Cornwall, S Winwallow (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B♭. 5th (8-2-12) is heavier than tenor. Tue. SW711126
132283 ENE Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. [website] ST980543
132383.1 ENE Fordingbridge, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU145138
132483.1 ENE Stapleford, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in G. Fri. [website] SU070373
132583.1 ENE Wilton, Wiltshire, S Mary & S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SU094312
132683.3 ENE Great Wishford, Wiltshire, S Giles, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F♯. [website] SU080355
132783.3 NE Seend, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 14-2-5 (739 kg) in F. [website] ST944609
132883.3 NE Hartham Park, Wiltshire, Chapel, 3, 7-2-9 (385 kg) in B♭. ST864714
132983.4 ENE South Newton, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] SU087343
133083.4 NE Corsham, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. Wed (exc 1st). ST874705
133183.6 ENE 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
133283.6 ENE Netherhampton, Wiltshire, S Katherine (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU108298
133383.6 NE Poulshot, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST964588
133483.6 ENE Berwick St James, Wiltshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in F♯. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-3,6 of 12; former 4/5 sold 1835. SU071391
133583.7 NNW Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Ystyffan, 8, 12-2-2 (636 kg) in F♯. Wed. SN349107
133683.8 NNW Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. SN134004
133783.9 WSW Phillack, Cornwall, S Felicitas (GF), 8, 14-0-5 (714 kg) in F♯. Tue. SW565384
133883.9 ENE West Lavington, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in A♭. [website] SU006530
133984 ENE Tilshead, Wiltshire, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU034479
134084.3 ENE Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
134184.3 ENE Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire, S Peter (GF), 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-4 of 6. SU077406
134284.3 NNE Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
134384.3 NE Cromhall, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in G. Mon. ST692905
134484.4 NE Nettleton, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in G. ST815793
134584.5 ENE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S George (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. No mains electricity. [website] SU059448
134684.6 ENE Maddington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU066437
134784.6 ENE Orcheston, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in B♭. [website] SU058456
134884.7 ENE Market Lavington, Wiltshire, S Mary of The Assumption (GF), 6, 13-0-22 (670 kg) in F♯. [website] SU013541
134984.7 NE Lacock, Wiltshire, S Cyriac, 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F. Mon. ST916685
135084.8 NE Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850