Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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55167.2 ENE Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
55267.3 NE Uffculme, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 21-3-6 (1108 kg) in E♭. Mon. ST068127
55367.4 ENE Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
55467.9 ENE Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
55568.3 NE Hockworthy, Devon, S Simon & S Jude, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. ST039195
55668.5 ENE Honiton, Devon, S Michael, Old Church, 6, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed on front four only. SY166999
55768.6 ENE Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
55868.7 NE Exford, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in G. Tue (exc last). [website] SS857385
55968.8 ENE Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
56068.8 NE 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
56168.9 NE Winsford, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. [website] SS904349
56269 NE Skilgate, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. [website] SS986272
56369 NE Holcombe Rogus, Devon, All Saints, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in E. ST056190
56469 ENE Southleigh, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SY204934
56569 NE Burlescombe, Devon, S Mary, 6, 15-0-1 (762 kg) in F. ST075166
56669.1 ENE Northleigh, Devon, S Giles (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SY195958
56769.2 NE Exton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SS925337
56869.2 NE Brompton Regis, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SS951314
56969.3 NE Culmstock, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. ST102135
57069.5 ENE Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
57169.6 ENE Beer, Devon, S Michael, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SY229893
57269.6 NNE Brendon, Devon, S Brendan (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 2-4,6 of 12. SS750477
57369.6 NNE Lynton, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-2 (496 kg) in A♭. SS720494
57469.6 NE Ashbrittle, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G. [website] ST052213
57570 ENE Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
57670.5 NE Stawley, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Wed (Winter). [website] ST060226
57770.6 ENE Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
57870.6 ENE Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
57970.9 ENE Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
58070.9 NE Hemyock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E♭. Fri. ST135132
58171 ENE Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
58271.3 NE Kittisford, Somerset, S Nicholas, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-4 of 5. [website] ST078223
58371.4 ENE Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
58471.5 NE Sampford Arundel, Somerset, Holy Cross, 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in G♯. [website] ST107188
58571.5 NE Chipstable, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in A♭. [website] ST042271
58671.5 ENE 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
58771.6 NE Withiel Florey, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No mains electricity. [website] SS986332
58871.6 ENE Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
58971.9 NE Stoke Pero, Somerset, dedication unknown (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 4. [website] SS878434
59071.9 NE Cutcombe, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SS930392
59172 NE Bathealton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 4, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. [website] ST079240
59272.6 NE Huish Champflower, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F♯. [website] ST049292
59372.6 ENE Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
59472.8 ENE Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
59572.8 NE Wellington, Somerset, All Saints, Rockwell Green, 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST126199
59673 NE Clayhidon, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Tue. ST161156
59773.1 NE Luxborough, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. [website] SS973380
59873.2 NE Langford Budville, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST111229
59973.2 ENE Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
60073.4 ENE Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945