Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
21.8 E Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
31.9 NNW Whitestaunton, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. [website] ST280105
42.2 SSE Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
52.2 N Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
63 W Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
73.2 SSW Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
83.6 WSW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
93.8 NNW Buckland St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F. [website] ST270134
104 ENE Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
114.8 NE Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
125.1 E Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
135.3 SSW Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
145.5 SE Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
155.6 NNE Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
165.7 W Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
175.7 S Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
185.8 ESE Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
195.9 NE Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
206 ENE Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
216 NW Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
226.2 NNE Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
236.2 SSW Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
246.4 WSW Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
256.4 NE Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136
266.8 NNW Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
276.9 SSW Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
287 NNE Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
297.1 NE Whitelackington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST379152
307.2 WSW Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
317.2 SW Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
327.4 NW Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
337.8 W Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
348 SW Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
358.1 NE Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in B. ST402149
368.1 NNE Beercrocombe, Somerset, S James (GF), 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST325204
378.2 NE Stocklinch Ottersey, Somerset, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. ST386170
388.2 S Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
398.3 N West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
408.3 ENE Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
418.4 NE Puckington, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST376183
428.4 NNW Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
438.4 N Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
448.4 NNW Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
458.5 NNW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
468.6 NNE Curry Mallet, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST333209
478.8 NE Barrington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 15-3-2 (801 kg) in E. [website] ST389181
489 NE Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, S Michael, 12, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST402171
499 SSW Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
509 NNE Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209