Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
21.7 NNE Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
32.1 SE Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
43.4 WNW Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
53.8 ENE Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
64.9 E Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
75 E Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
85.3 NNW Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
95.4 NNE Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
105.5 WSW Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
115.7 NW Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
125.9 N Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
136 SSW Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
146 NNE Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
156.6 WNW Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
166.7 SW Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
177.1 NNW Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
187.3 S Swanage, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 22-0-24 (1129 kg) in E. Wed. SZ027787
197.5 SSW Kingston, Dorset, S James, 10, 26-3-16 (1366 kg) in D. Fri. [website] SY955795
207.9 NW Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
218.1 NW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
228.3 NNW Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
238.3 SSW Worth Matravers, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in C. Mon. [website] SY972774
249.5 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
259.7 NNW 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
269.8 N Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
279.9 NW Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
289.9 NNW Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
2910 ENE 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
3010 N Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
3110.1 WNW Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
3210.3 WSW Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
3310.3 WNW Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
3410.8 NW Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
3511.8 NW Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
3612.2 WNW Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
3712.5 NW Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
3812.5 N Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
3912.6 NE Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
4012.7 N Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
4113.1 N Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
4213.1 ENE Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in A. PN shared with Sopley. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SZ212959
4313.2 NW Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
4413.5 NNW Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
4513.5 N Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
4613.5 WNW Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
4713.5 NNE Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
4813.9 NW Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
4914.2 WSW Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
5014.5 NNE Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132