Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Trusham, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SX855821
21.6 N Ashton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. SX856846
31.8 WSW Hennock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. [website] SX830809
41.8 SSE Chudleigh, Devon, S Mary & S Martin (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SX866794
52.2 NW Christow, Devon, S James (GF), 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. SX836850
62.7 N Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, S Michael, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. SX857865
73.1 SW Bovey Tracey, Devon, S Peter, S Paul, & S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. SX820786
83.6 NW Bridford, Devon, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX815863
93.6 NNE Dunchideock, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SX876876
103.8 SE Ideford, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in B♭. SX894774
113.8 ESE 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
124.4 W Lustleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Wed. SX784812
134.6 ENE Kenn, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F. Tue. SX921857
145.1 NNW Dunsford, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in G. Fri. SX812892
155.7 NNE Ide, Devon, S Ida (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX897903
165.8 SW Ilsington, Devon, S Michael (S), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G. SX785761
175.9 N Holcombe Burnell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SX858916
185.9 S Kingsteignton, Devon, S Michael, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. SX871728
196.2 NE Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Alphington, 8, 13-1-12 (679 kg) in F. SX918899
206.3 S Highweek, Devon, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX851720
216.4 E Kenton, Devon, All Saints, 6, 12-1-1 (623 kg) in F. Mon. SX957833
226.4 SSE Bishopsteignton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX910735
236.5 ENE Exminster, Devon, S Martin, 8, 17-3-25 (913 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX945877
246.6 W Manaton, Devon, S Winifred, 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in B♭. SX749812
256.7 WNW Moretonhampstead, Devon, S Andrew (S;T), 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. SX755860
266.8 S Newton Abbot, Devon, S Leonard's Tower, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Tower of former church of S Leonard (Anglican). SX858712
276.9 SSW Bickington, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-24 (379 kg) in B. SX799726
286.9 NNE Exeter, Devon, S Thomas Ap, 8, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX912918
296.9 ESE Dawlish, Devon, S Gregory (T), 8, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SX953766
307.2 SSE Combeinteignhead, Devon, All Saints, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. SX901715
317.3 W North Bovey, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. SX739838
327.3 S Newton Abbot, Devon, S Mary, Wolborough (S;T), 8, 15-3-27 (812 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SX854703
337.3 NNE Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922
347.4 ENE Powderham, Devon, S Clement B&M (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX972844
357.6 NNE Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
367.6 NNE 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
377.6 S East Ogwell, Devon, S Bartholomew, 6, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in B. SX838700
387.6 N Whitestone, Devon, S Catherine (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu. SX868943
397.6 SE Teignmouth, Devon, S James Less, W Teignmouth (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. PN shared: S Michael(exc last); S James(last, earlier); rung from porch. Tue (last) 19:00. SX939731
407.7 ENE Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
417.7 NNE Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
427.9 SE Teignmouth, Devon, S Michael, E Teignmouth, 8, 22-1-0 (1130 kg) in E♭. PN shared: S Michael(exc last); S James(last, earlier). Tue (exc last). SX943730
438.1 NE Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
448.2 SSE Stokeinteignhead, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Mon. SX915704
458.2 NNW Tedburn St Mary, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F. SX806944
468.3 S Abbotskerswell, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX855687
478.5 SSW Denbury, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SX823688
488.6 NE Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
498.6 E Lympstone, Devon, Nativity of BV (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. SX992842
508.7 NW Cheriton Bishop, Devon, S Mary, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SX773935