Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
20.8 SSE Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
31.1 NNE Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
41.9 NNW Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
52.4 W Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
62.5 ESE Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
73.2 SE Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
83.2 S Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
93.3 ENE Huntshaw, Devon, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS506228
103.5 N Bideford, Devon, S Mary, 8, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E. Wed. SS453264
113.6 WNW Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
124.1 NNW Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
134.3 W Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
144.7 SSE Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
154.8 NE Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
164.8 ESE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
175 N Westleigh, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SS472286
185.2 N Northam, Devon, S Margaret, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F♯. SS448290
196.2 N Appledore, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Mon. SS463306
206.5 SW Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; notes perceived not=nominal/2; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SS384132
216.5 N Instow, Devon, S John Bapt, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SS479309
226.7 ENE Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
236.8 ESE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
246.8 SE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
256.9 WSW West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
267.2 S Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
277.2 S Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
287.6 SE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
297.7 SW Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
307.7 ESE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
317.8 W Woolfardisworthy (West), Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. SS332210
328 SSE Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
338.1 NNE Fremington, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SS512325
348.4 SSW Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
358.4 ENE Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
368.5 NE Tawstock, Devon, S Peter, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E. Thu. SS559299
378.7 SSW Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
388.8 E High Bickington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. SS599205
398.8 SE Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
408.9 SW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
418.9 NE Bishops Tawton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G♯. Thu. SS565301
429.1 SSE Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
439.2 WSW Bradworthy, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in F♯. Tue (by arrangement). SS324139
449.3 S Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
459.4 SE Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
469.5 SE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
479.6 WNW Clovelly, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS309251
489.6 NNE Heanton Punchardon, Devon, S Augustine, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in A♭. SS502355
4910 NE Barnstaple, Devon, S Peter & S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Rung from aisle : south. Fri (3rd). SS558332
5010.2 SSE Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046