Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 West Cranmore, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST668433
21.4 W Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
32.3 N Stoke St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] ST664469
42.3 NE Downhead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 3, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in C. [website] ST691461
52.8 ESE Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
62.9 NNE Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Mells. Tue (exc 2nd). [website] ST692472
73 SSE Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
83 W Shepton Mallet, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 20-3-5 (1056 kg) in D. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] ST619436
93.1 SSW Evercreech, Somerset, S Peter, 10, 21-0-10 (1071 kg) in E♭. [website] ST649386
103.5 S Milton Clevedon, Somerset, S James, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. [website] ST664377
113.7 NNW Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
124.5 S Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
134.5 ENE Nunney, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu (2nd). [website] ST737457
144.7 N Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, S Vigor (GF), 3 U/R, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST659507
154.9 W Croscombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-4 (878 kg) in E♭. [website] ST590444
164.9 ENE Whatley, Somerset, S George (GF), 6, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST733476
174.9 SW 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
185 NW Binegar, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 8-3-25 (456 kg) in G. [website] ST615494
195 N Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
205.1 SSW Ditcheat, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST625363
215.2 WSW Pilton, Somerset, S John Bapt (S;T), 8, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pylle. Tue (exc 1st). [website] ST588408
225.2 NE Mells, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in C♯. PN shared with Leigh on Mendip. Tue (2nd). [website] ST727492
235.4 S Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
245.5 E Marston Bigot, Somerset, S Leonard, 8, 7-0-21 (365 kg) in B. Thu (1st, 4th). [website] ST755449
255.7 SW East Pennard, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 24-3-9 (1261 kg) in C♯. [website] ST596374
265.8 NNW Chilcompton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. [website] ST646524
275.8 W Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
285.9 NNE Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
296.5 W North Wootton, Somerset, Great Orchard Campanile (GF;T), 8, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. ST563419
306.5 W North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
316.6 S Pitcombe, Somerset, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST672327
326.7 SSW Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
336.8 N Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
346.9 NNW Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534
357.1 NNE Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
367.1 N Radstock, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST688546
377.2 SSW Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
387.3 S Shepton Montague, Somerset, S Peter, 3, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in A. [website] ST682317
397.3 NE Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
407.3 ENE Frome, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 27-1-19 (1393 kg) in C♯. No regular ringing. [website] ST777478
417.4 WNW 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
427.6 NW Chewton Mendip, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 8, 24-1-1 (1232 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST596531
437.7 W Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
447.9 WSW West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
458 NNW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
468.3 N Paulton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] ST649565
478.4 NNW Litton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] ST593547
488.8 S Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
498.8 N Camerton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] ST686574
508.9 ESE Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F. [website] ST803386