Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
24.1 ENE Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
35.2 W Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
45.7 NW 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
57.3 NNW Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
67.3 NW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
77.7 NW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
88.1 NNE Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
98.1 W Weymouth, Dorset, S Laurence, Upwey (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY660852
108.6 WSW Weymouth, Dorset, All Saints, Wyke Regis (T), 8, 16-2-20 (847 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY662777
118.7 ENE Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
128.9 N Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
139.1 NW Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
149.4 E Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
159.6 WNW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
169.9 NNW Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
1710.1 NNE Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
1810.3 NW Bradford Peverell, Dorset, The Assumption, 8, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A. [website] SY657930
1910.5 ESE Kingston, Dorset, S James, 10, 26-3-16 (1366 kg) in D. Fri. [website] SY955795
2010.6 E Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
2110.9 NW Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 5, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. [website] SY651937
2211 NNE Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
2311 NE Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
2411.3 NE Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
2511.6 WNW Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
2611.7 NW Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
2711.9 ESE Worth Matravers, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in C. Mon. [website] SY972774
2811.9 N Milton Abbey, Dorset, S Mary, S Michael, S Sampson, & S Branwalader, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST798022
2912.1 NE Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
3012.2 NNW Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
3112.2 ENE Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
3212.4 N Hilton, Dorset, All Saints, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] ST781029
3312.4 NE Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
3412.5 NW Frampton, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 16-0-14 (819 kg) in E. [website] SY626949
3513.2 W Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] SY577852
3613.4 N Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
3713.6 NW Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
3813.7 NNE Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
3914.1 NW Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY630992
4014.3 ENE Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
4114.4 NNE Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
4214.4 WNW Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
4314.6 NNW 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
4414.7 NE Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
4514.7 NE Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
4614.7 NNE Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
4714.9 E Swanage, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 22-0-24 (1129 kg) in E. Wed. SZ027787
4814.9 NE Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
4915 ENE Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
5015.1 NNE 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