Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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5851144.7 SW Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
5852144.8 SW Rimpton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. [website] ST610218
5853144.8 SW Shapwick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST417382
5854144.8 SSW Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074
5855144.8 SW Sully, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Wed 18:30. ST151683
5856144.8 SW Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Adam; anticlockwise; county books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST528283
5857144.9 WSW Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd, S Gwynno, & S Dyfodwg, 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. No visiting bands at present. ST046834
5858145 SW Burnham on Sea, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST304494
5859145 SW Highbridge, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 8, 2-3-17 (147 kg) in F. Rung from porch. Wed 19:00. [website] ST319476
5860145 NW Heversham, Cumbria, S Peter, 6, 13-1-15 (680 kg) in F. Fri. SD495833
5861145 NNW Shildon, Durham, S John (T), 8, 16-1-8 (829 kg) in F♯. Wed 19:00. NZ228264
5862145.1 WSW Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (T), 8, 26-3-10 (1363 kg) in E♭. No regular ringing. SS969961
5863145.1 SSW Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
5864145.2 SW Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
5865145.4 WSW Peterston-super-Ely, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Peter (GF), 6, 10-0-18 (516 kg) in A♭. Only limited ringing allowed. ST082764
5866145.7 WSW St Nicholas, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Nicholas (GF), 5 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. ST090743
5867145.8 SSW Whitwell, Isle of Wight, S Mary V & S Rhadegunde (GF), 6, 6-1-18 (326 kg) in B♭. [website] SZ521777
5868145.9 SW Greinton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST412364
5869145.9 W Bont-goch, Ceredigion, Dyfed, Wales, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; rung from chancel. SN684864
5870145.9 SSW Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
5871146.1 SW Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 5, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in A♭. [website] ST696131
5872146.2 SW Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
5873146.2 NNW Cotherstone, Durham, S Cuthbert, 6, 7-0-10 (360 kg) in B♭. [website] NZ012193
5874146.2 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20-2-7 (1045 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SZ088912
5875146.2 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, Sacred Heart (RC), 6, 3-2-6 (181 kg) in E♭. Mon (exc Bank Hols) 17:45. [website] SZ086912
5876146.2 SW Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
5877146.2 SW Merthyr Dyfan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Dyfan & S Teilo, 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST114694
5878146.2 SW West Huntspill, Somerset, Chair Ring (GF), 6, 0-2-2 (26 kg) in F. Ringing restricted (invitees only); bells pitched by hum rather than nominal; 5th (0-2-3) is heavier than tenor. ST308459
5879146.3 SSW Bournemouth, Dorset, S John Ev, Surrey Road, 8, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SZ067920
5880146.3 SW Moorlinch, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] ST397368
5881146.3 SW Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST347416
5882146.3 SW Kingsdon, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 23-2-2 (1195 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST515262
5883146.4 SW Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey Ch of S Mary V, 8, 46-0-5 (2339 kg) in B♭. The heaviest ring of eight bells. Tue. [website] ST638165
5884146.5 NNW Bishop Auckland, Durham, S Andrew (T), 8, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. Wed (2nd, 4th) 19:00. [website] NZ217284
5885146.5 WSW Pendoylan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Cadoc, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Mon (not always: check). ST059766
5886146.5 SSW Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
5887146.5 SSW Chale, Isle of Wight, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in B. Thu. [website] SZ483775
5888146.5 SW Holwell, Dorset, S Laurence (GF), 5, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F. [website] ST699119
5889146.6 SW Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
5890146.6 SSW Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
5891146.6 SW Huntspill, Somerset, S Peter & All Hallows, 6, 22-3-24 (1167 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pawlett. Mon (alt). [website] ST304454
5892146.6 SW Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, S Mary & S James, 6, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (5th). [website] ST753082
5893146.7 SW Yeovilton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Building owned by Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Restoration Trust. Wed (1st). [website] ST546230
5894146.7 SSW Niton, Isle of Wight, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SZ505767
5895146.8 WNW Llandudno, Conwy, Clwyd, Wales, Holy Trinity (S;T), 8, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SH783822
5896146.9 NNW Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, S Oswald, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. NY722042
5897147 SSW Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
5898147.1 SW Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
5899147.2 NW Flookburgh, Cumbria, S John Bapt, 8, 16-3-21 (860 kg) in F. Fri. SD365760
5900147.2 WSW Bonvilston, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited. ST064740