Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Milford on Sea, Hampshire, All Saints (GF), 8, 12-1-20 (631 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SZ290921
22.1 NNW Hordle, Hampshire, All Saints, 8, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SZ273950
32.9 NE Lymington, Hampshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 20-1-3 (1030 kg) in E♭. Thu (4th). [website] SZ321954
44.6 SE Freshwater, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 16-2-7 (841 kg) in F. Wed 18:00. [website] SZ346873
55.4 WNW Hinton Admiral, Hampshire, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in A. PN shared with Sopley. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] SZ212959
66.1 N Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in B. Tue 18:00. [website] SU305017
78.1 W 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
88.8 WNW 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
910 N Lyndhurst, Hampshire, S Michael, 8, 11-0-0 (559 kg) in G. PN shared (1st) with Minstead. Thu. [website] SU297081
1010.4 SE Brighstone, Isle of Wight, S Mary V (T), 8, 7-1-15 (375 kg) in B♭. Fri 18:00. [website] SZ429827
1111.7 N Minstead, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in B♭. PN shared (1st at Lyndhurst). Thu (exc 1st). [website] SU280108
1211.8 ESE Shorwell, Isle of Wight, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-5 (459 kg) in G. Sat 18:00. [website] SZ457830
1312.2 NW Ringwood, Hampshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 17-2-18 (897 kg) in E. Wed (see tower website). [website] SU145053
1412.3 ESE Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, S Mary V, 10, 20-1-0 (1029 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ485882
1512.5 W Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
1612.6 NE Fawley, Hampshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A♭. 5th (7-3-8) is heavier than tenor. Thu. [website] SU457035
1712.6 W Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
1813.1 E Newport, Isle of Wight, Minster Ch of S Thomas of Canterbury & S Thomas Ap, 12, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SZ499891
1913.5 NNE Eling, Hampshire, S Mary (GF;S;T), 8, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SU366124
2013.8 W Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
2114.4 NE Southampton, Hampshire, S Michael Archangel (T), 10, 16-1-15 (832 kg) in F. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (2nd). [website] SU419112
2214.4 NW Harbridge, Hampshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in D. Unringable. [website] SU144101
2314.6 NE Netley, Hampshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 8, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. [website] SU454088
2414.8 NE Southampton, Hampshire, S Mary (T), 10, 21-2-8 (1096 kg) in E♭. PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (4th, 5th). [website] SU426116
2514.9 NE Hamble, Hampshire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SU480067
2615 SE Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
2715.1 WNW Hampreston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-0-1 (508 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SZ055988
2815.5 ESE Arreton, Isle of Wight, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SZ534867
2915.6 NNE Southampton, Hampshire, S Barnabas (GF), 6, 2-3-2 (141 kg) in F♯. Thu (check with contact). [website] SU421134
3016 ESE Godshill, Isle of Wight, All Saints (T), 6, 8-3-7 (448 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] SZ527818
3116.2 NNW Fordingbridge, Hampshire, S Mary, 8, 13-2-1 (686 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU145138
3216.4 SE Niton, Isle of Wight, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SZ505767
3316.4 W Brownsea Island, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 4-2-21 (238 kg) in D. No mains electricity. Thu. [website] SZ028877
3416.5 NE Southampton, Hampshire, The Ascension, Bitterne Park (GF;T), 12, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; PN shared: Bitterne Park; S Mary; S Michael. Mon (1st, 3rd) 19:00. [website] SU440139
3516.5 WNW Canford Magna, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF;T), 6, 9-2-24 (494 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SZ031988
3616.9 ESE Whitwell, Isle of Wight, S Mary V & S Rhadegunde (GF), 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B♭. [website] SZ521777
3717 W Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
3817.2 NNE South Stoneham, Hampshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 4-3-25 (253 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; rung from porch. [website] SU439154
3917.3 ESE Newchurch, Isle of Wight, All Saints (GF), 6, 7-0-19 (364 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SZ561855
4017.5 W Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
4117.6 N East Wellow, Hampshire, S Margaret (GF), 3, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. [website] SU302204
4217.7 ENE Titchfield, Hampshire, S Peter, 6, 11-3-10 (601 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SU540057
4318.1 WNW Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
4418.2 NNE North Stoneham, Hampshire, S Nicolas (GF), 10, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SU440173
4518.3 WSW Swanage, Dorset, S Mary V, 8, 22-0-24 (1129 kg) in E. Wed. SZ027787
4618.5 E Ryde, Isle of Wight, S Michael & All Angels, Swanmore (T), 3, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; church closed; ringing prohibited; tuning: 2,3,3 of 3. [website] SZ587913
4718.5 NNE Romsey, Hampshire, Abbey Ch of S Mary & S Ethelflaeda, 8, 22-1-23 (1141 kg) in D♭. Wed. [website] SU351212
4818.5 E Ryde, Isle of Wight, All Saints, 8, 26-2-2 (1347 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SZ589923
4918.6 NW Damerham, Hampshire, S George (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G. [website] SU107158
5018.6 NW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115