Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abson, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in F♯. [website] ST705748
2 Alveston, Gloucestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST633874
3 Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
4 Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
5 Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
6 Atworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; detached tower. ST858657
7 Badgworth, Somerset, S Congar, 5, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F♯. [website] ST395526
8 Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
9 Brean, Somerset, S Bridget (GF;T), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Rung from porch. Fri 16:00. [website] ST296559
10 Bristol, City of Bristol, S Werburgh (Bristol Climbing Centre), Baptist Mills, 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in A♭. Ringing prohibited. [website] ST600749
11 Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
12 Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
13 Clapton in Gordano, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in A♭. Fri (during BST only). ST467735
14 Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
15 Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
16 Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
17 Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
18 Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
19 Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
20 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
21 East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
22 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed; truncated spire. [website] SO828187
23 Goodrich, Herefordshire, S Giles, 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G. [website] SO572190
24 Greinton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST412364
25 Grittleton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 14-0-9 (715 kg) in E. Thu (2nd, 4th). ST860800
26 Halse, Somerset, S James Less (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] ST139277
27 Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
28 Henllys, Torfaen, Gwent, Wales, S Peter, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST267910
29 High Littleton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in B♭. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST645579
30 Hilmarton, Wiltshire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-16 (668 kg) in E. [website] SU019753
31 Holt, Wiltshire, S Katharine (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST860615
32 Horton, Gloucestershire, S James Elder (T), 6, 17-0-5 (866 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST765850
33 Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
34 Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209
35 Isle Brewers, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; rung from porch. [website] ST369210
36 Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
37 Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 17-0-11 (869 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST436210
38 Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
39 Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
40 Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
41 Little Petherick, Cornwall, S Petrock (GF), 6, 6-2-22 (340 kg) in B. SW918721
42 Littleton Drew, Wiltshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A♭. Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise. ST831801
43 Llanelly, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Elli (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions) 20:00. SO232148
44 Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
45 Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
46 Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
47 Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
48 Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
49 Loxton, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] ST376558
50 Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840