Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; notes perceived not=nominal/2; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SS384132
2 Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
3 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
4 Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
5 Bicknoller, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (exc 4th). [website] ST110394
6 Bondleigh, Devon, S James Ap (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tuning: 1♭,2-4 of 6. SS651048
7 Bradford on Tone, Somerset, S Giles, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST172229
8 Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
9 Brompton Ralph, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST084323
10 Cadbury, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. SS910049
11 Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
12 Churston Ferrers, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. SX904564
13 Coffinswell, Devon, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SX891684
14 Colan, Cornwall, S Colan (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SW868613
15 Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
16 Combeinteignhead, Devon, All Saints, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. SX901715
17 Coryton, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-3-8 (296 kg) in B. SX457835
18 Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
19 Dorchester, Oxfordshire, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 8, 16-2-11 (843 kg) in E. Tue. SU578942
20 Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
21 Dulverton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. [website] SS914280
22 Dunchideock, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SX876876
23 East Anstey, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in B♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS867265
24 East Down, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. SS601418
25 East Portlemouth, Devon, S Winwalloe Onolaus (GF;T), 6, 13-3-22 (709 kg) in F♯. SX748383
26 East Quantoxhead, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 17-0-8 (867 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 6. [website] ST136436
27 Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
28 Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
29 Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
30 Gidleigh, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Tuning: 1♭,2-5 of 6. SX670883
31 Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
32 High Bray, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in A♭. SS689343
33 High Ham, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E♭. [website] ST425310
34 Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
35 Holcombe Rogus, Devon, All Saints, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in E. ST056190
36 Honeychurch, Devon, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-24 (265 kg) in D♭. No mains electricity. SS629028
37 Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
38 Instow, Devon, S John Bapt, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SS479309
39 Jacobstowe, Devon, S James (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. SS586016
40 Knowstone, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G♯. Ringing currently not permitted. SS827230
41 Littlehempston, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SX812626
42 Loxbeare, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SS911161
43 Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
44 Manaton, Devon, S Winifred, 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in B♭. SX749812
45 Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
46 Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
47 Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
48 Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
49 Monkokehampton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SS580055
50 Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995