Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
23.2 NW Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
33.3 NE Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
43.5 SW 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
54.4 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
64.6 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
75 WSW Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
85.3 NW Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
95.5 E Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
105.6 NNE Milton Abbey, Dorset, S Mary, S Michael, S Sampson, & S Branwalader, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST798022
115.6 NNE Hilton, Dorset, All Saints, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] ST781029
126 WNW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
136 NE Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
146.3 W Bradford Peverell, Dorset, The Assumption, 8, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A. [website] SY657930
156.6 W Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 5, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. [website] SY651937
166.8 ENE Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
177.1 NW Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
187.2 SSE Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
197.4 NNE Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
207.4 SE Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
217.4 N 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
227.6 WSW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
237.8 SSW Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
248 NE Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
258.1 NNW 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
268.1 W Frampton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. [website] SY626949
278.3 SW Weymouth, Dorset, S Laurence, Upwey (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY660852
288.5 WNW Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY630992
298.7 N 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
309 WSW Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
319 ENE Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
329.1 NNE Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074
339.8 E Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
349.9 NNW Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST680081
3510 ENE Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
3610.3 WNW Maiden Newton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 10¼ cwt (~520 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY596978
3710.7 NE Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
3810.7 NNE Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. Mon 18:00. [website] ST807108
3910.7 NE Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
4010.8 ENE Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
4110.8 NE Durweston, Dorset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. [website] ST858085
4210.8 WNW Cattistock, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SY591995
4310.9 NE Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
4411.1 E Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
4511.2 ESE Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
4611.3 NE Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
4711.3 NE Stourpaine, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in G. Sat 17:15. [website] ST860093
4811.4 NNE Shillingstone, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E. Tue. ST824114
4911.6 NNW Holwell, Dorset, S Laurence (GF), 5, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F. [website] ST699119
5011.7 ENE 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