Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
21.2 NNE Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
32 SSE Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
42.4 NE Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
52.5 E Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
62.9 S 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
73.1 NW Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
83.3 WSW Broadclyst, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SX981972
94 ENE Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
104.2 WSW Poltimore, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue. SX965968
114.5 N Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
124.6 SSW Clyst Honiton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 18-2-11 (945 kg) in E. Mon (1st). SX989935
134.7 WNW Silverton, Devon, S Mary, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. SS956027
145 S Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
155 W Rewe, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in B♭. SX945992
165.1 E Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
175.2 ESE Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
185.4 SW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
195.5 ENE Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
205.5 WSW Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
215.6 SSW Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
225.7 NNE Kentisbeare, Devon, S Mary, 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed. ST067081
236 E Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
246 NNW Butterleigh, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SS974081
256.2 W Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
266.3 SSE 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
276.5 W Thorverton, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 10, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SS924021
286.7 E Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
296.7 E Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
306.9 NW Bickleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue (Winter). SS942071
316.9 SW Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
327.2 SE Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
337.3 SW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
347.4 WSW Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
357.4 SSW Clyst St George, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. SX983889
367.8 WNW Cadbury, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. SS910049
378 SW 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
388 S Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
398.1 SW Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
408.1 WSW Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
418.1 N Halberton, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 17-2-6 (892 kg) in E. Wed. ST005129
428.3 SW Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922
438.3 E Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
448.3 NNE Uffculme, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 21-3-6 (1108 kg) in E♭. Mon. ST068127
458.3 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
468.5 E Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
478.5 NW Cadeleigh, Devon, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. SS913079
488.6 NE Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
498.6 SSE Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
508.7 SE Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917