Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Ashcombe, Devon, S Nectan (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; three-quarter wheels. SX912795
2 Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
3 Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
4 Axmouth, Devon, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. An exceptionally unusual and interesting bellframe (JGMS); unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SY256910
5 Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
6 Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] SY488895
7 Cannington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 18-3-18 (961 kg) in E. Tue. ST257395
8 Clatworthy, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST052309
9 Clayhanger, Devon, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. ST021229
10 Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
11 Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 34-0-4 (1729 kg) in C♯. Wed. [website] ST435637
12 Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
13 Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
14 Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
15 Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
16 Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209
17 Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
18 Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
19 Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
20 Plymouth, Devon, S Mary BV, Plympton St Mary, 8, 25-1-11 (1288 kg) in D. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] SX537563
21 Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in B. ST402149
22 Skilgate, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. [website] SS986272
23 South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
24 Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
25 Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
26 Stogursey, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 24-0-5 (1222 kg) in D. [website] ST204428
27 Stratton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 5, 10-1-27 (533 kg) in F. [website] SY651937
28 Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
29 Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] ST283239
30 Tredington, Warwickshire, S Gregory (GF;T), 6, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in D. [website] SP259435
31 West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST173204
32 Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
33 Withycombe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 4, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST015413
34 Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST347416