Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Street, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 20-1-24 (1040 kg) in E♭. [website] ST488371
21.2 NNE Glastonbury, Somerset, S Benedict (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST497388
31.3 NNE Glastonbury, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. [website] ST499390
41.7 WSW Walton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 5, 16-2-1 (839 kg) in E♭. [website] ST461363
52.8 SE Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
63.2 W Ashcott, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST437371
73.5 NW Meare, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & All Saints (GF), 6, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in E♭. [website] ST455417
83.6 ESE Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
94 E West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
104.3 SSE Kingweston, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST525313
114.4 W Shapwick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST417382
124.7 SE Barton St David, Somerset, S David (GF;T), 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; octagonal tower. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST539317
134.7 W Greinton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST412364
145.3 S Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
155.4 SW High Ham, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E♭. [website] ST425310
165.5 ENE North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
175.5 ENE North Wootton, Somerset, Great Orchard Campanile (GF;T), 8, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. ST563419
185.6 W Moorlinch, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] ST397368
195.7 NNE Wookey, Somerset, S Matthew, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST518457
205.7 SE Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
215.8 SE West Lydford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST564318
226 SSE Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Adam; anticlockwise; county books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST528283
236 SSE Charlton Adam, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Mackrell. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST535286
246 SSW Pitney, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. [website] ST444285
256.4 NE Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
266.6 ENE Pilton, Somerset, S John Bapt (S;T), 8, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pylle. Tue (exc 1st). [website] ST588408
276.7 NE Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
286.7 E East Pennard, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 24-3-9 (1261 kg) in C♯. [website] ST596374
296.9 SE Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
307 SSE Kingsdon, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 23-2-2 (1195 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST515262
317.1 NE Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
327.2 N Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
337.4 E Pylle, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 10-0-13 (514 kg) in G. PN alternates with Pilton; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (1st). [website] ST607383
347.4 WSW Othery, Somerset, S Michael, 5, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST382316
357.5 NNW Wedmore, Somerset, S Mary (T), 8, 30-0-5 (1526 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 09:30. [website] ST434479
367.5 S Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
377.5 WSW Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
387.6 SSW Huish Episcopi, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] ST427266
397.7 SSW Langport, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST422267
407.7 SW Aller, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. PN: check with contact. [website] ST396288
417.8 NE Croscombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-4 (878 kg) in E♭. [website] ST590444
427.8 ESE Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
437.9 N Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
448.4 WNW Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
458.5 SSW Muchelney, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] ST428249
468.5 E Ditcheat, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST625363
478.6 W Westonzoyland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 19-3-19 (1012 kg) in D. PN alternates with Middlezoy. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST351347
488.9 ESE North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
499 SSE Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
509.1 SE South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278