Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Salcombe Regis, Devon, S Mary & S Peter, 3, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SY148888
21.7 WSW Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
31.9 NNW Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
42.9 E Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
53.7 WNW Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
64.3 WSW Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
74.5 NE Southleigh, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SY204934
84.5 WNW Venn Ottery, Devon, S Gregory (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SY078911
94.8 WSW Otterton, Devon, S Michael, 6, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. Wed. SY080851
105 NNE Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
115 E Beer, Devon, S Michael, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SY229893
125.2 NW Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
135.3 NNE Northleigh, Devon, S Giles (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SY195958
145.6 WSW East Budleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in A♭. SY066849
156 N Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
166.2 E Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
176.8 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
186.9 ENE Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
197 N 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
207 NNW Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
217.1 WNW Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
227.3 NNE Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
237.3 NNW Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
247.4 N Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
257.7 NNE Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
268.1 N Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
278.3 NW Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
288.4 NE Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
298.4 N Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
308.4 NW Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
318.7 ENE Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
328.7 W Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
338.8 WSW Exmouth, Devon, S Margaret, Littleham (T), 8, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G. Mon. SY028813
348.9 NNW Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
358.9 WNW Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
369 NNE Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
379.2 NNE Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
389.5 NE Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
399.6 NE Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
409.7 WSW Exmouth, Devon, S John Ev, Withycombe Raleigh, 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. SY007818
4110 WSW Lympstone, Devon, Nativity of BV (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. SX992842
4210.2 W Clyst St George, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. SX983889
4310.2 NW Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
4410.3 WNW Clyst Honiton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 18-2-11 (945 kg) in E. Mon (1st). SX989935
4510.3 NNW Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
4610.6 NW Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
4710.6 NW Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
4810.9 W Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
4911 NE Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
5011.2 N Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067