Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 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
22.6 N 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
33.9 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
44.4 W Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
54.5 W Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
65.7 W Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
77.3 ENE Hordle, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SZ273950
87.5 WNW Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
98 N Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
108.1 E Milford on Sea, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SZ290921
118.6 WSW Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
128.8 WNW Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
138.8 W Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
149.4 W Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
1510.3 E Lymington, Hampshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 20-1-3 (1030 kg) in E♭. Thu (4th). [website] SZ321954
1610.4 WNW Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
1710.7 ENE Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
1811 N Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
1911.8 SW Swanage, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 22-0-24 (1129 kg) in E. Wed. SZ027787
2011.9 WNW Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
2112.1 ESE Freshwater, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Wed 18:00. [website] SZ346873
2212.3 W Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
2312.4 NW Hinton Martell, Dorset, S John Ev, 5 U/R, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU013061
2413 NE Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
2513.3 N Fordingbridge, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU145138
2613.3 NNW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
2713.7 NW Witchampton, Dorset, S Mary & S Cuthberga & All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-26 (482 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST988064
2813.7 NNE Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
2913.8 WNW Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
3013.9 WSW Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
3114 W Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
3214.4 NNW Cranborne, Dorset, S Mary & S Bartholomew, 8, 17-0-21 (873 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU054132
3314.4 NNW Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
3414.8 NNW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
3514.9 SW Worth Matravers, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in C. Mon. [website] SY972774
3614.9 WSW Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
3714.9 WNW Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
3815 WSW Kingston, Dorset, S James, 10, 26-3-16 (1366 kg) in D. Fri. [website] SY955795
3915 WSW Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
4015.1 NW Gussage All Saints, Dorset, All Saints, 5, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. [website] ST998108
4115.2 W Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
4215.8 WNW Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
4315.8 NW Long Crichel, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. No mains electricity. [website] ST977102
4415.9 NW Gussage St Michael, Dorset, S Michael, 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST985113
4516.1 WNW 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
4616.2 WNW Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
4716.3 N Rockbourne, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-18 (313 kg). Unringable. SU115183
4816.4 N Breamore, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in G. Rung from chancel crossing. PN: by arrangement. [website] SU153188
4916.4 WNW Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
5016.8 WNW Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029