Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
21.5 ENE Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
31.7 ESE Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
42.1 N Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
52.7 NW Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
62.8 WNW Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
73.7 NE Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
83.9 S Beaworthy, Devon, S Alban (GF), 3, 4-3-23 (252 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SX461994
94.3 WNW Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
104.5 SSW Halwill, Devon, S Peter & S James (GF), 6, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A♯. SX427994
114.8 SSE Northlew, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in G♯. SX505991
124.8 E Hatherleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Wed. SS541046
134.9 N Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
145.4 ENE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
155.5 NE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
165.5 NE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
175.6 WSW Hollacombe, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SS377030
185.8 WNW Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
196.2 N Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
206.7 ENE Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
216.8 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
227 ENE Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
237.1 ESE Inwardleigh, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A. SX560994
247.1 NNE Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
257.2 E Monkokehampton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SS580055
267.3 S Germansweek, Devon, S German (GF), 5, 5-1-16 (274 kg) in C. SX438941
277.5 W Holsworthy, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS343039
287.6 ENE Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
298 NE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
308 ESE Jacobstowe, Devon, S James (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. SS586016
318.1 SW Ashwater, Devon, S Peter ad Vincula (GF), 6, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. SX386952
328.1 WNW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
338.2 WSW Clawton, Devon, S Leonard (GF), 6, 8-1-25 (430 kg) in A. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX348992
348.6 N Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
358.6 N Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
368.6 S Bratton Clovelly, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX463918
378.9 ESE Exbourne, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A♭. SS602019
389 NW West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
399.3 NNE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
409.3 N Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
419.5 E Broadwoodkelly, Devon, All Saints, 6, 9-3-14 (502 kg) in A. SS617058
429.5 WSW Pyworthy, Devon, S Swithun (GF), 6, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in F♯. SS312028
439.8 SE Okehampton, Devon, All Saints, 8, 16-2-13 (844 kg) in F. SX581951
449.9 NNW Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
4510 NE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
4610.1 WNW Bradworthy, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 6, 9-3-8 (499 kg) in F♯. Tue (by arrangement). SS324139
4710.2 N Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
4810.4 W Pancrasweek, Devon, S Pancras (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. SS296058
4910.4 E Honeychurch, Devon, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-24 (265 kg) in D♭. No mains electricity. SS629028
5010.5 E Winkleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19-0-27 (977 kg) in E♭. Tue. SS632080