Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
20.8 SE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
31.9 SSW Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
42.5 NE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
52.7 SSE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
62.8 E Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
72.9 ESE Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
83 WNW Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
93.6 SE Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
103.7 NW Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
114.1 WSW Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
124.2 SSW Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
134.4 N St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
144.5 NE Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
154.7 SSE Hatherleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Wed. SS541046
164.8 NNW Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
175.1 SSW Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
185.1 WNW Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
195.3 SE Monkokehampton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SS580055
205.4 SW Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
215.6 WSW Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
226 NW Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
236.5 E Ashreigney, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-0-11 (462 kg) in G. Mon. SS628136
246.8 NW Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
256.9 N 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
266.9 ESE Broadwoodkelly, Devon, All Saints, 6, 9-3-14 (502 kg) in A. SS617058
277 NE High Bickington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. SS599205
287.1 WSW Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
297.1 ESE Winkleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19-0-27 (977 kg) in E♭. Tue. SS632080
307.2 NNW Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
317.5 SSE Jacobstowe, Devon, S James (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in A. SS586016
327.6 ENE Burrington, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS637166
337.6 NNE Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
347.9 SE Exbourne, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8-2-14 (438 kg) in A♭. SS602019
358 WSW Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
368 NNE Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
378.1 S Northlew, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 6-3-5 (345 kg) in G♯. SX505991
388.1 SSE Inwardleigh, Devon, S Petroc (GF), 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A. SX560994
398.2 N Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
408.6 NW Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
418.6 SE Honeychurch, Devon, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-0-24 (265 kg) in D♭. No mains electricity. SS629028
428.6 E Wembworthy, Devon, S Michael, 3, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in B♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS662098
438.7 W 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
448.7 W Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
458.8 SSW Beaworthy, Devon, S Alban (GF), 3, 4-3-23 (252 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SX461994
468.8 NW Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
479 ESE Bondleigh, Devon, S James Ap (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tuning: 1♭,2-4 of 6. SS651048
489.4 SE Sampford Courtenay, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SS632012
499.9 NE Warkleigh, Devon, S John Ev, 6, 9-1-11 (475 kg) in A♭. SS642228
509.9 SW Halwill, Devon, S Peter & S James (GF), 6, 5-3-27 (304 kg) in A♯. SX427994