Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
22.3 S Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
32.6 NE Whitestaunton, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. [website] ST280105
42.7 W Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
53 E Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
63.6 NNE Buckland St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F. [website] ST270134
73.8 SSE Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
83.9 ENE Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
94.1 NNW Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
104.4 SSW Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
114.6 ESE Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
124.8 S Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
134.8 SW Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
144.8 E Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
154.8 WSW Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
165 NW Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
175.9 SSW Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
186.2 SSW Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
196.3 N Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
206.5 W Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
216.5 SW Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
226.6 SSE Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
236.7 S Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
246.8 SSE Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
256.8 ENE Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
266.8 ENE Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
276.9 SW Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
287 NNW Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
297 NW Clayhidon, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Tue. ST161156
307.1 NE Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
317.1 SW 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
327.1 NNW Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in A♭. [website] ST198186
337.2 N Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
347.3 NE Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
357.5 WNW Hemyock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E♭. Fri. ST135132
367.7 SE Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
378 WSW Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
388.1 E Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
398.1 N Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
408.1 ENE Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
418.3 SSW Northleigh, Devon, S Giles (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SY195958
428.3 NNE West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
438.4 N Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
448.6 SSW Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
458.6 ENE Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
468.6 ESE Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
478.7 SSE Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
488.7 NE Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
498.8 S Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
508.8 NNW West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST173204