Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
21.3 ENE Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
31.7 NW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
42.1 N Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
53.2 ESE Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
63.6 WNW Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
73.7 NE Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
84 NNE Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
94.1 ENE Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
104.3 W Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
114.6 N Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
124.9 N 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
135.3 S Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
145.3 N Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
155.4 N Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
165.7 WNW Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
176.4 ENE Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
186.4 ESE Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
196.5 N Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
206.6 ESE Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
216.9 NNW Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
227.1 SW Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
237.2 W Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
247.5 ENE Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
257.5 NNW Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
267.5 NW Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
278.1 NW Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
288.1 NNE Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
298.4 WNW Milton Abbey, Dorset, S Mary, S Michael, S Sampson, & S Branwalader, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST798022
308.5 SE Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
318.6 N Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
328.6 S Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
338.8 NNW Durweston, Dorset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. [website] ST858085
348.8 ENE Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
358.9 SSE Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
368.9 NE Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
379.2 NNW Stourpaine, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in G. Sat 17:15. [website] ST860093
389.4 NW Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074
399.5 WNW Hilton, Dorset, All Saints, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] ST781029
409.7 ESE Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
419.8 W Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
429.9 NNE Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
4310.3 SSE Kingston, Dorset, S James, 10, 26-3-16 (1366 kg) in D. Fri. [website] SY955795
4410.6 N Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, S Mary, 3 U/R, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. ST925126
4510.7 NNE Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
4610.7 NNE Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
4710.9 ESE Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
4811 SW Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
4911 NNW Iwerne Courtney, Dorset, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST859124
5011 ESE Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912