Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
20.4 ESE Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
31.5 NNW Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
42.2 ESE West Stafford, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SY725896
52.6 NW Bradford Peverell, Dorset, The Assumption, 8, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A. [website] SY657930
63 WSW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
73.2 NW Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 5, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. [website] SY651937
83.9 SSW Weymouth, Dorset, S Laurence, Upwey (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY660852
94.3 NNE Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
104.5 NNW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
114.5 W Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
124.7 ENE Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
134.8 WNW Frampton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. [website] SY626949
144.9 S Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
156.3 N Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
166.6 NW Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY630992
176.7 NNW Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
187.4 NW Maiden Newton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY596978
197.5 W Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
207.7 SE Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
217.9 WSW Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SY577852
227.9 ENE Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
238.2 SSW Weymouth, Dorset, All Saints, Wyke Regis (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY662777
248.3 NW Cattistock, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SY591995
258.7 W Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
269.1 N Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood, 6, 15-1-26 (787 kg) in E. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (2nd, 3rd, 4th). [website] ST687052
279.2 WNW Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
289.4 NE Hilton, Dorset, All Saints, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] ST781029
299.8 NE Milton Abbey, Dorset, S Mary, S Michael, S Sampson, & S Branwalader, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST798022
309.8 W Puncknowle, Dorset, S Mary BV (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] SY534886
319.9 NNE Mappowder, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (1st). [website] ST735059
329.9 ENE Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
3310 ESE Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
3410.1 W Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
3510.7 ENE Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
3610.8 NW Rampisham, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. [website] ST561022
3710.9 N Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST680081
3811.3 NW Evershot, Dorset, S Osmond (GF), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST572045
3911.4 WNW Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
4011.4 ENE Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
4111.5 NNW Melbury Bubb, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST595065
4211.6 NNE Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, S Mary & S James, 6, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (5th). [website] ST753082
4311.6 NE Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
4412 W Shipton Gorge, Dorset, S Martin (GF), 6, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. [website] SY497914
4512.1 NNW Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
4612.2 NNW Chetnole, Dorset, S Peter, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST602081
4712.4 NE Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
4812.6 W Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] SY488895
4912.6 W Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
5012.8 WNW Toller Whelme, Dorset, S John (GF), 5, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3,3,5 of 6. [website] ST516015