Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
21.7 NNE Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
32.4 SSW Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
42.5 WSW Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
52.9 SE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
63.3 WSW Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
73.4 SW Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
83.4 E Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
93.9 SSW Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
103.9 W Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
113.9 WNW Bideford, Devon, S Mary, 8, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E. Wed. SS453264
124.1 NNW Westleigh, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SS472286
135.2 E Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
145.3 NW Northam, Devon, S Margaret, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F♯. SS448290
155.3 NNW Instow, Devon, S John Bapt, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SS479309
165.5 NE Tawstock, Devon, S Peter, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E. Thu. SS559299
175.5 NNW Appledore, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Mon. SS463306
185.5 WNW Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
195.6 WSW Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
205.6 SE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
215.6 SSE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
225.7 SW Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
235.8 NE Bishops Tawton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G♯. Thu. SS565301
245.9 ESE High Bickington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. SS599205
256 N Fremington, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SS512325
266.1 SSW Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
276.3 W Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
286.8 SSE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
297.2 NNE Barnstaple, Devon, S Peter & S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Rung from aisle : south. Fri (3rd). SS558332
307.3 NE Landkey, Devon, S Paul, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. SS590311
317.3 W Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
327.5 SSE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
337.7 NNE Pilton, Devon, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-5 (1196 kg) in D. Tue. SS556341
347.8 SSE Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
357.9 N Heanton Punchardon, Devon, S Augustine, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in A♭. SS502355
368.2 ENE Chittlehampton, Devon, S Hieritha, 8, 13-0-15 (667 kg) in F♯. SS635255
378.3 ENE Swimbridge, Devon, S James Ap (GF), 6, 11-3-3 (598 kg) in G♯. Tue. SS620299
388.4 E Warkleigh, Devon, S John Ev, 6, 9-1-11 (475 kg) in A♭. SS642228
398.5 S Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
408.7 SSE Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
418.9 N Braunton, Devon, S Brannock (T), 8, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. Tue (1st, 3rd). SS489370
428.9 SSW Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
439 ESE Burrington, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS637166
449 NE Goodleigh, Devon, S Gregory, 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A. SS598341
459.4 NNE Marwood, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. SS543375
469.4 SSE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
479.5 SSW Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
489.5 SE Ashreigney, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-0-11 (462 kg) in G. Mon. SS628136
499.6 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
509.9 SSE Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082