Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
# Tower Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder
1 Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels 2 of 6 in C 34.00" 1670† Thomas Purdue
2 Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels 6 of 6 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F 47.25" 1670† Thomas Purdue
3 Bawdrip, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels 3 of 4 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C 32.25" 1671 Thomas Purdue
4 Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt 2 of 6 7-1-20 (377 kg) in A 34.38" 1656 Thomas Purdue
5 Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 6 8-2-21 (441 kg) in G♯ 37.00" 1660† Thomas Purdue
6 Bradford Peverell, Dorset, The Assumption Service 4-2-27 (241 kg) in B 30.75" 1674 Thomas Purdue
7 Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga 2 of 6 5-2-13 (285 kg) in C 31.00" 1672 Thomas Purdue
8 Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga 4 of 6 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A 35.75" 1672 Thomas Purdue
9 Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood 4 of 6 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G♯ 39.63" 1650† Thomas Purdue
10 Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity 4 of 6 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B 36.25" 1675 Thomas Purdue
11 Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard 7 of 8 14-0-19 (720 kg) in F 43.50" 1694 Thomas Purdue
12 Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 8 8-1-27 (431 kg) in A 36.25" 1664† Thomas Purdue
13 Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V Unused 7-0-19 (364 kg) in C 32.63" 1663 Thomas Purdue
14 Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 3 of 6 6-2-18 (338 kg) in B♭ 33.75" 1660† Thomas Purdue
15 Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 4 of 6 8-0-12 (412 kg) in A 36.25" 1660† Thomas Purdue
16 Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul 5 of 6 9-1-8 (474 kg) in G 39.00" 1660† Thomas Purdue
17 Closworth, Somerset, All Saints 1 of 5 6-1-15 (324 kg) in C 32.63" 1655† Thomas Purdue
18 Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew 2 of 5 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯ 29.00" 1694 Thomas Purdue
19 East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 5 of 5 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F 42.25" 1659† Thomas Purdue
20 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter 6 of 12 10-1-2 (522 kg) in A 39.25" 1676 Thomas Purdue
21 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter 8 of 12 19-0-19 (974 kg) in F 47.25" 1693† Thomas Purdue
22 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter 9 of 12 28-0-4 (1424 kg) in E♭ 54.00" 1676† Thomas Purdue
23 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter 11 of 12 40-3-19 (2079 kg) in C 63.13" 1676† Thomas Purdue
24 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter Hour 80 cwt (~4060 kg) in A 74.25" 1676† Thomas Purdue
25 Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd 2 of 3 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B 33.25" 1683 Thomas Purdue
26 Halstock, Dorset, S Mary 2 of 5 5-1-21 (276 kg) in C 30.63" 1677 Thomas Purdue
27 Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 8 of 8 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭ 36.00" 1661 Thomas Purdue
28 Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt 2 of 5 2-3-16 (147 kg) in E♭ 26.00" 1681 Thomas Purdue
29 Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas 3 of 6 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A 34.25" 1673 Thomas Purdue
30 Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 3 of 6 4-1-23 (226 kg) in C 29.00" 1675 Thomas Purdue
31 Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 2 of 6 8-1-15 (426 kg) in C 33.85" c1665 Thomas Purdue
32 Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin 3 of 6 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A 36.25" 1682 Thomas Purdue
33 Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin 4 of 6 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G♯ 39.25" 1678 Thomas Purdue
34 Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints 1 of 3 2 cwt (~100 kg) in A 21.13" 1674 Thomas Purdue
35 Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew 3 of 6 5-0-1 (254 kg) in B 31.00" 1681 Thomas Purdue
36 Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary 6 of 8 7-0-2 (357 kg) in A 35.00" 1656 Thomas Purdue
37 Llangennith, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Cennydd 2 of 4 U/R 24.00" 1675 Thomas Purdue
38 Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd Unused 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A 36.13" 1647† Thomas Purdue
39 Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket 1 of 3 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C 32.25" 1683 Thomas Purdue
40 Lydlinch, Dorset, S Thomas a Becket 2 of 5 8-1-16 (426 kg) in B♭ 35.25" 1681 Thomas Purdue
41 Lydlinch, Dorset, S Thomas a Becket 4 of 5 12¼ cwt (~620 kg) in G 40.75" 1681 Thomas Purdue
42 Lydlinch, Dorset, S Thomas a Becket 5 of 5 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F 45.75" 1681 Thomas Purdue
43 Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory 3 of 6 8-2-6 (435 kg) in A 36.13" 1655 Thomas Purdue
44 Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel 3 of 8 in B 35.50" 1665 Thomas Purdue
45 Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel 4 of 8 in A 37.90" 1665 Thomas Purdue
46 Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary 5 of 5 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G 37.00" 1663 Thomas Purdue
47 Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 1 of 5 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭ 34.50" 1664 Thomas Purdue
48 Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary 5 of 5 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭ 47.38" 1666† Thomas Purdue
49 Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas 1 of 5 5-0-15 (261 kg) in C 30.75" 1658 Thomas Purdue
50 Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas 3 of 5 7-1-22 (378 kg) in A 36.13" 1658 Thomas Purdue