Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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6101152.6 SW St Decuman's, Somerset, S Decuman (T), 6, 16-0-0 (813 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 19:00. [website] ST064427
6102152.7 SW Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
6103152.7 SW Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
6104152.8 SW Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
6105152.8 SW Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
6106152.8 SW 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
6107152.9 WNW Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, S David, Glanadda, 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F♯. Church closed; ringing prohibited. SH573713
6108152.9 SW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
6109152.9 SW 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
6110153 NNW Brancepeth, Durham, S Brandon (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Wed (term only). NZ224376
6111153.2 SW Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
6112153.3 SW Stogumber, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST098372
6113153.3 SW Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST167297
6114153.3 NW Ings, Cumbria, S Anne, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. SD446986
6115153.4 SW Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
6116153.5 NW Lowick, Cumbria, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 2 cwt (~100 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming - all bells have very small wheels designed for swing chiming; steel bells; unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SD289860
6117153.5 SW Combe Florey, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in A♭. Wed (last). [website] ST150311
6118153.5 SSW Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
6119153.5 N Easington, Durham, S Mary, 8, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. NZ414434
6120153.6 WSW Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, Wales, S Tybie, 3 U/R, 8-2-25 (443 kg). Unringable. SN618155
6121153.6 SW Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
6122153.7 NNW Shincliffe, Durham, S Mary V (T), 6, 4-0-14 (210 kg) in D. Tue. NZ291407
6123153.7 SW Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A♭. Mon 17:45. [website] ST196259
6124153.9 SW Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
6125154 NW Kirkby Ireleth, Cumbria, S Cuthbert, 8, 7-1-10 (373 kg) in A♭. Thu. SD233821
6126154.1 SW Old Cleeve, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in F. Mon 14:00. [website] ST040419
6127154.1 SW Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, S Lawrence, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Mon. [website] ST127321
6128154.1 SW Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary of The Annunciation, 10, 22-1-27 (1143 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST478012
6129154.1 NW Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, S Martin, 8, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in A. Fri. SD402968
6130154.2 SW Ash Priors, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in G. [website] ST151294
6131154.3 SW Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
6132154.4 SW Monksilver, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-27 (495 kg) in G. [website] ST072374
6133154.4 SW Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
6134154.5 SW Trull, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST216221
6135154.6 SSW Martinstown, Dorset, S Martin, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY647890
6136154.6 NNW Durham, Durham, S Oswald K&M (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] NZ275419
6137154.8 SSW Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SY618904
6138154.8 NNW Durham, Durham, Cath Ch of Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, & S Cuthbert (S;T), 10, 28-0-6 (1425 kg) in D. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] NZ273421
6139154.9 SW Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
6140154.9 SW Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
6141155 SW Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
6142155.1 NNW Durham, Durham, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in A. Wed. NZ274425
6143155.1 SW Heathfield, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B. [website] ST159264
6144155.3 SW Tolland, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F♯. ST100322
6145155.3 SW Carhampton, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-0-22 (721 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST009426
6146155.3 SW Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
6147155.3 SW Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY470994
6148155.3 SW Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005
6149155.4 SW Halse, Somerset, S James Less (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] ST139277
6150155.5 NNW Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria, S Lawrence (T), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. NY621148