Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
21.9 W Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
32.1 N Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
42.3 NW Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
52.5 SSW 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
62.8 NNE Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
73 SW Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
83.1 ESE Uplyme, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. SY324935
94.1 NNW Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
104.3 SW Beer, Devon, S Michael, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SY229893
114.4 ESE Lyme Regis, Dorset, S Michael Archangel, 10, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY343922
124.5 W Southleigh, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SY204934
134.8 NW Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
145 W Northleigh, Devon, S Giles (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SY195958
155.2 N Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
165.5 E Charmouth, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY364936
175.5 NE Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
185.9 WNW Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
196.2 SW Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
206.4 NW Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
216.5 NNE Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
226.5 NNW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
236.5 W Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
247.5 WNW 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
257.5 E Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, S Candida & Holy Cross (T), 8, 16-3-26 (863 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY396954
267.6 NW Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
277.9 WNW Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
288.2 N Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
298.3 NE Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
308.6 WSW Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
318.7 WSW Salcombe Regis, Devon, S Mary & S Peter, 3, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SY148888
328.7 NNW Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
338.7 WNW Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
349 NNE Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
359.1 E Chideock, Dorset, S Giles, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SY421928
369.1 WNW Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
379.3 NNW Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
389.5 NE Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
399.9 WNW Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
409.9 N Whitestaunton, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. [website] ST280105
4110 NW Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
4210.1 WNW Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
4310.3 WSW Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
4410.5 N Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
4510.5 E Symondsbury, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SY445936
4610.8 WNW Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
4710.8 NNE Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
4811 W Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
4911.2 ENE Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
5011.6 ENE Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005