Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abbotskerswell, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX855687
2 Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
3 Berry Pomeroy, Devon, S Mary, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in E. SX828610
4 Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
5 Burlescombe, Devon, S Mary, 6, 15-0-1 (762 kg) in F. ST075166
6 Coffinswell, Devon, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SX891684
7 Colebrooke, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in F. Thu. SS769000
8 Combeinteignhead, Devon, All Saints, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. SX901715
9 Culmstock, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. ST102135
10 Dulverton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. [website] SS914280
11 Eggesford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. SS687111
12 Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
13 Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter, 12, 72-2-2 (3684 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Sat (3rd). [website] SX921925
14 Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
15 Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
16 Hennock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. [website] SX830809
17 Holcombe Burnell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SX858916
18 Holcombe Rogus, Devon, All Saints, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in E. ST056190
19 Hollacombe, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SS377030
20 Huish Episcopi, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] ST427266
21 Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
22 Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
23 Marldon, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 15-3-0 (800 kg) in F. Wed. SX866635
24 Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
25 Muchelney, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] ST428249
26 Paignton, Devon, S John Bapt, 8, 21-3-5 (1107 kg) in E. Tue. SX886608
27 Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
28 Salcombe Regis, Devon, S Mary & S Peter, 3, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SY148888
29 Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
30 Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
31 Torquay, Devon, The Apostle Andrew (Gk Orth), Tor Mohun, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Former church of S Saviour (Anglican) (until 1981); bells owned by Exeter Diocese; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor. SX909643
32 Trusham, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SX855821
33 Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, S Pancras, 8, 12-3-14 (654 kg) in E. SX718767
34 Withypool, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in G♯. Tue (last). [website] SS846355
35 Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
36 Woodland, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SX791687
37 Woodleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SX737488
38 Wootton Courtenay, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SS938434
39 Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
40 Yeovil, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 12, 40-0-23 (2043 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Mon. [website] ST556160