Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary, 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity to provide lighting on stairs or ante chamber to protect bat population. [website] SO387303
2 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
3 Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
4 All Cannings, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in E. [website] SU069615
5 Aller, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. PN: check with contact. [website] ST396288
6 Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST603840
7 Alveston, Gloucestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST633874
8 Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
9 Ashcott, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST437371
10 Avington, Hampshire, S Mary, 5, 6-1-0 (318 kg) in B♭. [website] SU532322
11 Badsworth, West Yorkshire, S Mary V, 6, 13-0-24 (671 kg) in E. Fri. SE463149
12 Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
13 Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
14 Berkley, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST811494
15 Berrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] ST293524
16 Blithfield, Staffordshire, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. SK044239
17 Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 29-2-26 (1510 kg) in D♭. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST824608
18 Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Stapleton, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST615759
19 Bristol, City of Bristol, Priory Ch of S James (RC) (T), 10, 27¼ cwt (~1380 kg) in D. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 1993). Fri (alt 4th: check). [website] ST589734
20 Bristol, City of Bristol, S Paul, Southville (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST584719
21 Bristol, City of Bristol, S Philip & S Jacob (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST594729
22 Bristol, City of Bristol, S Thomas M (T), 8, 27-3-25 (1421 kg) in D. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST591727
23 Broadhempston, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. Mon. SX801662
24 Brompton Regis, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SS951314
25 Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
26 Buckland, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. [website] SP081360
27 Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 8, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. ST483886
28 Cannington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 18-3-18 (961 kg) in E. Tue. ST257395
29 Castlemorton, Worcestershire, S Gregory (T), 6, 6-3-18 (351 kg) in A. [website] SO794372
30 Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A. Thu (not always: check). SO032080
31 Chedzoy, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. Tue (alt: check). [website] ST341376
32 Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
33 Churchill, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. [website] ST437602
34 Clapton in Gordano, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in A♭. Fri (during BST only). ST467735
35 Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
36 Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
37 Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
38 Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
39 Compton Bishop, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. [website] ST395553
40 Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 34-0-4 (1729 kg) in C♯. Wed. [website] ST435637
41 Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
42 Curry Rivel, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-0-21 (924 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST391254
43 Devizes, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E♭. [website] SU005616
44 Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
45 Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
46 Doynton, Gloucestershire, Blessed Trinity (T), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] ST720741
47 Durston, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2-6 of 12. [website] ST290281
48 Dyrham, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST741758
49 East Ardsley, West Yorkshire, S Michael (T), 8, 20-2-14 (1048 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] SE302253
50 East Brent, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST343519