Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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518.8 NW Withiel Florey, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. No mains electricity. [website] SS986332
528.9 S Kentisbeare, Devon, S Mary, 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed. ST067081
539 NE West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
549 ESE Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
559.1 E Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
569.4 N Stogumber, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST098372
579.4 N Monksilver, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in G. [website] ST072374
589.4 ENE Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
599.4 E Taunton, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 27-2-18 (1405 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; the ringing bells form part of a 15-bell chime. Wed. [website] ST228246
609.4 E Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
619.7 NNW Treborough, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 4-3-9 (245 kg) in A♭. Unringable; rung from porch. [website] ST010363
629.7 SW Tiverton, Devon, S Peter, 8, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Tue. SS954128
639.7 E Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
649.7 NW Brompton Regis, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in F♯. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] SS951314
659.7 NNE Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
669.8 E Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
679.8 SSE Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
689.8 WSW Washfield, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G♯. SS935154
699.9 WSW Stoodleigh, Devon, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SS922188
7010 SW Tiverton, Devon, S Paul (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. Fri. SS951125
7110 SSW Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
7210.1 W Brushford, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. No visiting bands at present; ringing restricted (invitees only). [website] SS919257
7310.1 ENE Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
7410.2 ESE Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
7510.3 E Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
7610.4 W Oakford, Devon, S Peter (GF), 8, 12-1-11 (627 kg) in F♯. SS910212
7710.7 ENE Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
7810.7 WNW Dulverton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 13-0-12 (666 kg) in F. PN: check with contact. [website] SS914280
7910.8 N Bicknoller, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (exc 4th). [website] ST110394
8010.8 WSW Calverleigh, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in C. SS923143
8110.9 NE Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
8210.9 SW Butterleigh, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SS974081
8311 WSW Loxbeare, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SS911161
8411 S Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
8511.1 N Sampford Brett, Somerset, S George (GF), 6, 7-2-10 (386 kg) in A. Thu. [website] ST089402
8611.2 SSE Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
8711.6 E Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
8811.6 E Stoke St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. ST265223
8911.6 E Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
9011.7 NW Luxborough, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G. [website] SS973380
9111.8 ESE Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
9211.8 NW Exton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in A♭. Wed 19:00. [website] SS925337
9312 SE Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
9412 NNE Over Stowey, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 7-2-5 (383 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] ST185385
9512.1 ENE West Monkton, Somerset, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-3-11 (907 kg) in D♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] ST262284
9612.2 S Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
9712.3 SSW Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
9812.3 E Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
9912.4 NNW Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
10012.4 NNW Withycombe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 4, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST015413