Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 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
21.5 S Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
32.2 NW West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
42.5 WSW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
53.1 SSE Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
63.7 W Bradworthy, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in F♯. Tue (by arrangement). SS324139
74.2 SE Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
84.4 SSE Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
94.4 ENE Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
105.2 N Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
115.3 NNE Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
125.6 ESE Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
135.8 E Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
145.9 NW Woolfardisworthy (West), Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. SS332210
156.3 SSW Holsworthy, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS343039
166.3 NE Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
176.3 N Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
186.3 S Hollacombe, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SS377030
196.5 NE Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
206.8 SE Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
217 ENE Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
227.1 SW Pancrasweek, Devon, S Pancras (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. SS296058
237.4 NNE Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
247.6 NE Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
257.7 ESE Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
267.8 SSW Pyworthy, Devon, S Swithun (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in F♯. SS312028
277.8 ENE Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
288.2 W Kilkhampton, Cornwall, S James Gt, 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SS252113
298.4 ESE Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
308.4 SE Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
318.6 NNE Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
328.7 NNW Clovelly, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS309251
338.8 E Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
348.9 SW Bridgerule, Devon, S Bridget (GF), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS281031
358.9 SSW Clawton, Devon, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX348992
369 SSE Halwill, Devon, S Peter & S James (GF), 6, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A♯. SX427994
379.3 NNE Bideford, Devon, S Mary, 8, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E. Wed. SS453264
389.4 E Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
399.7 NE 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
409.8 SSE Beaworthy, Devon, S Alban (GF), 3, 4-3-23 (252 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SX461994
419.8 WSW Launcells, Cornwall, S Andrew & S Swithin, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. SS243057
429.9 ENE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
4310.2 WNW Welcombe, Devon, S Nectan (GF), 6, 7-0-17 (363 kg) in B. [website] SS228184
4410.3 WSW Stratton, Cornwall, S Andrew (T), 8, 21-3-16 (1112 kg) in E♭. SS231064
4510.5 E Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
4610.6 WSW Poughill, Cornwall, S Olaf K&M (GF), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F♯. SS222077
4710.6 ESE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
4810.6 NNE Northam, Devon, S Margaret, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F♯. SS448290
4910.8 SSW North Tamerton, Cornwall, S Denis (GF), 6, 7-3-20 (403 kg) in A♭. SX311973
5011 NNE Westleigh, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SS472286