Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
# Tower Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder
1 Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael 4 of 6 6-2-4 (332 kg) in C 33.00" 1634† Richard I Purdue
2 Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas 5 of 6 5-3-11 (297 kg) in B 31.75" 1622† Richard I Purdue
3 Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt 1 of 4 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D 28.75" 1609† Richard I Purdue
4 Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt 2 of 4 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯ 29.25" 1628† Richard I Purdue
5 Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt 3 of 4 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B 32.00" 1628† Richard I Purdue
6 Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt 4 of 4 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A 36.00" 1628† Richard I Purdue
7 Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, dedication unknown 4 of 5 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭ 33.25" 1627 ? Richard I Purdue
8 Brailes, Warwickshire, S George 1 of 6 9-2-20 (492 kg) in A 37.88" 1624† Richard I Purdue
9 Brent Knoll, Somerset, S Michael 2 of 6 6-2-18 (338 kg) in A 34.00" 1635 Richard I Purdue
10 Chilmark, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch 4 of 6 8-2-26 (444 kg) in A 36.00" 1613 Richard I Purdue
11 Chilton Trinity, Somerset, Holy Trinity 2 of 5 5-2-18 (288 kg) in B 31.50" 1635 Richard I Purdue
12 Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V Sanctus 20.00" 1624† Richard I Purdue
13 Chiselborough, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 5 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G 39.50" 1640† Richard I Purdue
14 Church Hanborough, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 6 10-0-27 (520 kg) in G 39.69" 1623† Richard I Purdue
15 Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury 1 of 6 U/R 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♯ 31.50" 1632† Richard I Purdue
16 Croscombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 2 of 6 8-1-22 (429 kg) in B♭ 35.13" 1613† Richard I Purdue
17 Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm 4 of 6 12-2-11 (640 kg) in F♯ 41.75" 1611† Richard I Purdue
18 Durleigh, Somerset, S Hugh 6 of 6 10-0-4 (510 kg) in G 38.75" 1631 Richard I Purdue
19 Durston, Somerset, S John Bapt 3 of 5 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C♯ 28.75" 1633 Richard I Purdue
20 Enford, Wiltshire, All Saints 2 of 6 5-1-5 (269 kg) in B 30.75" 1619 Richard I Purdue
21 Erlestoke, Wiltshire, Holy Saviour 4 of 6 U/R 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B 30.38" 1619† Richard I Purdue
22 Ettington, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity & S Thomas of Canterbury 3 of 4 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A 36.50" 1624† Richard I Purdue
23 Halstock, Dorset, S Mary 3 of 5 6-1-3 (319 kg) in B 32.13" 1634† Richard I Purdue
24 Halstock, Dorset, S Mary 5 of 5 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G 37.00" 1604† Richard I Purdue
25 Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas Sanctus 16.50" 1621 Richard I Purdue
26 Heytesbury, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul 4 of 6 8-3-23 (455 kg) in G 38.00" 1619 Richard I Purdue
27 Hilton, Dorset, All Saints 5 of 6 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G 39.50" 1637 Richard I Purdue
28 Horsington, Somerset, S John Bapt 5 of 6 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯ 38.00" 1601† Richard I Purdue
29 Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major 5 of 5 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F 40.94" 1609 Richard I Purdue
30 Litton, Somerset, S Mary V 6 of 6 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯ 44.00" 1634† Richard I Purdue
31 Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter 3 of 5 7-0-4 (357 kg) in B 33.50" 1627† Richard I Purdue
32 Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 8 5-0-17 (262 kg) in B 31.00" 1614 Richard I Purdue
33 Manston, Dorset, S Nicholas 2 of 5 4¾ cwt (~240 kg) in D♯ 27.38" 1639 Richard I Purdue
34 Melbury Osmond, Dorset, S Osmund 4 of 6 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B 32.50" 1633 Richard I Purdue
35 Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary 3 of 6 9-0-5 (459 kg) in A 37.13" 1636 Richard I Purdue
36 North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter 3 of 3 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭ 35.50" 1625 Richard I Purdue
37 Oxford, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, Headington 6 of 8 5-3-4 (294 kg) in C 30.31" 1624† Richard I Purdue
38 Pawlett, Somerset, S John Bapt 6 of 6 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E 45.25" 1625 Richard I Purdue
39 Pewsey, Wiltshire, S John Bapt 5 of 6 6-0-27 (317 kg) in G♯ 34.00" 1620 Richard I Purdue
40 Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V 6 of 6 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G 40.75" 1633† Richard I Purdue
41 Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas 4 of 6 20-0-11 (1021 kg) in E 49.00" 1604 Richard I Purdue
42 Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas 6 of 6 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C 58.50" 1633 Richard I Purdue
43 Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas Sanctus 1 cwt (~50 kg) 17.50" c1633 Richard I Purdue
44 Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas 4 of 6 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A♯ 33.63" c1600† Richard I Purdue
45 Sparkford, Somerset, S Mary Magd 2 of 3 U/R 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C 31.50" 1605† Richard I Purdue
46 Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V 5 of 5 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F 41.38" 1627† Richard I Purdue
47 Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity 1 of 3 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭ 25.63" 1636 Richard I Purdue
48 Tadmarton, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas 6 of 6 11-0-15 (566 kg) in G 39.25" 1618† Richard I Purdue
49 Trent, Dorset, S Andrew 4 of 6 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯ 37.13" 1603 Richard I Purdue
50 Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary 3 of 3 U/R 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A 36.00" 1624† Richard I Purdue