Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
2 Bawdrip, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuning (approx): 1-4 of 5. [website] ST341395
3 Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
4 Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
5 Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
6 Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood, 6, 15-1-26 (787 kg) in E. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (2nd, 3rd, 4th). [website] ST687052
7 Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
8 Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
9 Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
10 Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
11 Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
12 Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
13 East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
14 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
15 Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 3, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] ST782215
16 Halstock, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. [website] ST536083
17 Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 8, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST512119
18 Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
19 Henstridge, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST722197
20 Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Wed 20:00. [website] ST352585
21 Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209
22 Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 17-0-11 (869 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST436210
23 Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
24 Leigh, Dorset, S Andrew (T), 6, 9-3-5 (498 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST617086
25 Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
26 Llangennith, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, S Cennydd, 4 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SS428914
27 Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
28 Lydlinch, Dorset, S Thomas a Becket, 5, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. [website] ST742133
29 Marnhull, Dorset, S Gregory (T), 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] ST781187
30 Mere, Wiltshire, S Michael Archangel, 8, 23 cwt (~1170 kg) in D. [website] ST810322
31 Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
32 Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
33 Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
34 North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
35 North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
36 Othery, Somerset, S Michael, 5, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST382316
37 Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
38 Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
39 Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
40 Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
41 Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
42 Puncknowle, Dorset, S Mary BV (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] SY534886
43 Purse Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST695175
44 Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
45 Shaftesbury, Dorset, S Peter, 6, 12-2-26 (647 kg) in E♭. 5th (13-2-7) is heavier than tenor. [website] ST862229
46 Shipton Gorge, Dorset, S Martin (GF), 6, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. [website] SY497914
47 Spaxton, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] ST225370
48 Stalbridge, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 17-3-10 (906 kg) in E. Fri (with exceptions). [website] ST733181
49 Stogumber, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST098372
50 Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in E. Mon (see tower website). [website] ST483172