Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
21.8 E Bideford, Devon, S Mary, 8, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E. Wed. SS453264
32.2 SE Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
42.2 NE Northam, Devon, S Margaret, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F♯. SS448290
52.4 SSW Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
63.3 ENE Westleigh, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SS472286
73.4 S Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
83.6 NE Appledore, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Mon. SS463306
93.7 SE Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
103.8 SW Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
114.1 SSE Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
124.4 NE Instow, Devon, S John Bapt, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SS479309
134.9 SSE Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
145.5 ESE 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
155.9 E Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
166.3 SE Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
176.6 NE Fremington, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SS512325
186.6 WSW Woolfardisworthy (West), Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. SS332210
196.9 SSE Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
207.2 W Clovelly, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS309251
217.2 SE Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
227.4 NE Heanton Punchardon, Devon, S Augustine, 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in A♭. SS502355
237.7 NNE Braunton, Devon, S Brannock (T), 8, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. Tue (1st, 3rd). SS489370
247.8 SSW West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
258.2 ESE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
268.5 SSW 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
278.7 ENE Tawstock, Devon, S Peter, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E. Thu. SS559299
288.7 E Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
298.7 SSE Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
308.7 NNE Georgeham, Devon, S George (T), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F♯. SS464398
319 ENE Bishops Tawton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G♯. Thu. SS565301
329.3 ENE Barnstaple, Devon, S Peter & S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 19-1-0 (978 kg) in E♭. Rung from aisle : south. Fri (3rd). SS558332
339.5 ENE Pilton, Devon, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-5 (1196 kg) in D. Tue. SS556341
349.9 SW Bradworthy, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in F♯. Tue (by arrangement). SS324139
3510.1 SSW Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
3610.1 NE Marwood, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 13-2-12 (691 kg) in F. SS543375
3710.4 SSW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
3810.5 E Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
3910.6 SE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
4010.7 ENE Landkey, Devon, S Paul, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. SS590311
4110.7 S Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
4210.9 SE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
4311 SSE Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
4411.1 ESE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
4511.2 NNE West Down, Devon, S Calixtus (GF), 6, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A♭. SS516420
4611.3 S Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
4711.4 ESE High Bickington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. SS599205
4811.7 SE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
4911.8 ENE Goodleigh, Devon, S Gregory, 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A. SS598341
5011.8 W Hartland, Devon, S Nectan, 6, 17-2-8 (893 kg) in E. SS234247