Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
# Tower Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder
1 Ashcombe, Devon, S Nectan 3 of 3 U/R 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A 36.00" 1607† George Purdue
2 Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 5 of 6 10-0-0 (508 kg) in G♯ 38.00" 1617† George Purdue
3 Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael 3 of 6 4-3-0 (241 kg) in C♯ 29.13" 1619 ? George Purdue
4 Axmouth, Devon, S Michael 1 of 3 U/R in D♭ 29.00" 1612† George Purdue
5 Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 2 of 6 4-2-15 (235 kg) in C♯ 30.19" 1608† George Purdue
6 Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 6 of 6 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯ 40.19" 1608† George Purdue
7 Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary 6 of 6 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯ 39.50" 1616 George Purdue
8 Cannington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 2 of 6 7-3-12 (399 kg) in B 35.25" 1619 George Purdue
9 Clatworthy, Somerset, S Mary Magd 1 of 4 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B 31.00" 1599† George Purdue
10 Clayhanger, Devon, S Peter 1 of 3 U/R in D♯ 26.88" 1611† George Purdue
11 Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas 6 of 6 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F 42.88" 1613 George Purdue
12 Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew 4 of 8 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G♯ 36.75" 1606† George Purdue
13 Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew 5 of 8 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯ 41.00" 1606† George Purdue
14 Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew 6 of 8 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♯ 43.75" 1606† George Purdue
15 Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael 3 of 6 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A 34.50" 1609† George Purdue
16 Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael 6 of 6 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E 44.25" 1614† George Purdue
17 Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity 4 of 4 U/R 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F 45.75" 1617† George Purdue
18 Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt 3 of 5 3-2-9 (182 kg) in D 27.38" 1622 George Purdue
19 Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 4 of 8 8-2-11 (437 kg) in G♯ 37.00" 1611 George Purdue
20 Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 6 of 8 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♯ 44.75" 1614 George Purdue
21 Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 6 of 6 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F 44.00" 1619† George Purdue
22 Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 6 of 6 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E 45.75" 1622† George Purdue
23 Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter 4 of 5 7-0-5 (358 kg) in A 35.25" 1623 George Purdue
24 Lyng, Somerset, S Bartholomew Unused 5-0-23 (264 kg) in B 31.00" 1609† George Purdue
25 Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross 6 of 6 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F 43.75" 1608† George Purdue
26 Plymouth, Devon, S Mary BV, Plympton St Mary 8 of 8 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in D 53.38" 1614† George Purdue
27 Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary 4 of 6 3-1-18 (173 kg) in D♯ 26.75" 1621 George Purdue
28 Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary 5 of 6 4-2-5 (231 kg) in C♯ 29.00" 1621 George Purdue
29 Skilgate, Somerset, S John Bapt 3 of 5 5-0-5 (256 kg) in B 31.88" 1609† George Purdue
30 Skilgate, Somerset, S John Bapt 5 of 5 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G 38.63" 1612† George Purdue
31 South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter 2 of 3 5-0-21 (264 kg) in B♭ 32.00" 1620† George Purdue
32 Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev 2 of 6 4-1-24 (227 kg) in D 28.50" 1608† George Purdue
33 Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev 5 of 6 9-0-7 (460 kg) in A 37.50" 1608† George Purdue
34 Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev 6 of 6 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G 40.50" 1608† George Purdue
35 Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev 3 of 6 5-2-18 (288 kg) in C 31.00" 1608† George Purdue
36 Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels 2 of 6 6-0-17 (313 kg) in C 31.75" 1611† George Purdue
37 Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels 3 of 6 8-0-5 (409 kg) in B♭ 34.75" 1603† George Purdue
38 Stogursey, Somerset, S Andrew 3 of 6 11-3-0 (597 kg) in G 39.00" 1611† George Purdue
39 Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V 4 of 5 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G 38.25" 1619 George Purdue
40 Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton 9 of 10 7-3-1 (394 kg) in A 35.00" 1605 George Purdue
41 Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross 3 of 5 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯ 29.00" 1609† George Purdue
42 Tredington, Warwickshire, S Gregory 3 of 6 9-3-16 (503 kg) in G 38.50" 1622† George Purdue
43 Tredington, Warwickshire, S Gregory 4 of 6 10-1-0 (521 kg) in F♯ 39.50" 1622† George Purdue
44 Tredington, Warwickshire, S Gregory 6 of 6 16-1-20 (835 kg) in D 47.50" 1622† George Purdue
45 West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 5 of 6 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F♯ 41.50" 1606† George Purdue
46 Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary 1 of 3 U/R 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯ 30.00" 1604 George Purdue
47 Withycombe, Somerset, S Nicholas 1 of 4 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B♭ 33.25" 1619 George Purdue
48 Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 6 of 8 6-2-25 (342 kg) in A♯ 32.50" 1611† George Purdue