Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
21.6 SW Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
31.7 E Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
42.4 WSW Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
52.7 SE Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
63.4 WNW Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
73.5 ESE Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
83.6 NE Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
94 N Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
104.2 NW 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
114.3 SE Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
124.6 E Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
135.4 SW Hollacombe, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SS377030
145.7 ENE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
155.8 NNE Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
165.9 WNW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
176 ENE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
186.1 S Halwill, Devon, S Peter & S James (GF), 6, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A♯. SX427994
196.2 SSE Beaworthy, Devon, S Alban (GF), 3, 4-3-23 (252 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SX461994
206.3 NW West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
216.6 NNE Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
226.7 WSW Holsworthy, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS343039
236.8 E Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
247 ESE Hatherleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Wed. SS541046
257.1 NNE Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
267.3 N Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
277.4 N Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
287.5 SE Northlew, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in G♯. SX505991
297.6 WNW Bradworthy, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in F♯. Tue (by arrangement). SS324139
307.9 ENE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
318.1 E Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
328.1 E Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
338.2 NNW Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
348.2 N Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
358.3 SW Clawton, Devon, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX348992
368.4 ENE Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
378.4 NE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
388.7 WSW Pyworthy, Devon, S Swithun (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in F♯. SS312028
398.9 N Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
408.9 NNW Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
419 WSW Pancrasweek, Devon, S Pancras (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. SS296058
429.1 ESE Monkokehampton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SS580055
439.2 SSW Ashwater, Devon, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. SX386952
449.3 S Germansweek, Devon, S German (GF), 5, 5-1-16 (274 kg) in C. SX438941
459.5 NNE 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
469.7 SE Inwardleigh, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A. SX560994
479.9 NW Woolfardisworthy (West), Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 7-2-16 (388 kg) in B♭. SS332210
489.9 ENE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
4910.3 ESE Jacobstowe, Devon, S James (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. SS586016
5010.4 WSW Bridgerule, Devon, S Bridget (GF), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in A♭. SS281031