Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
22.4 NE Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
32.7 ESE Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
42.8 WSW Silverton, Devon, S Mary, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. SS956027
52.9 NNW Butterleigh, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SS974081
63.1 SE Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
73.3 ESE Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
84 WNW Bickleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue (Winter). SS942071
94.4 SSW Broadclyst, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SX981972
104.5 SW Rewe, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in B♭. SX945992
114.8 WSW Thorverton, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 10, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SS924021
124.9 ENE Kentisbeare, Devon, S Mary, 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed. ST067081
135 SSW Poltimore, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue. SX965968
145 ESE Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
155.1 SE Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
165.3 SW Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
175.5 N Halberton, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 17-2-6 (892 kg) in E. Wed. ST005129
185.5 W Cadbury, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. SS910049
195.6 SSE Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
205.7 ESE Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
215.7 SW Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
225.8 WNW Cadeleigh, Devon, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. SS913079
236 NNW Tiverton, Devon, S Paul (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. Fri. SS951125
246.1 NNW Tiverton, Devon, S Peter, 8, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Tue. SS954128
256.3 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
266.4 E Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
276.6 S Clyst Honiton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 18-2-11 (945 kg) in E. Mon (1st). SX989935
286.6 NNE Sampford Peverell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E. ST029142
296.8 SW Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
306.9 NE Uffculme, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 21-3-6 (1108 kg) in E♭. Mon. ST068127
317.1 N Uplowman, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-12 (412 kg) in G♯. ST013155
327.3 S Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
337.4 ESE Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
347.6 W Stockleigh Pomeroy, Devon, S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 5-1-22 (277 kg) in B. SS876035
357.7 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
367.9 NW Calverleigh, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in C. SS923143
377.9 SSE Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
388 ESE Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
398.1 NNW Washfield, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-0-2 (509 kg) in G♯. SS935154
408.1 SE Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
418.3 W Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 6, 13-1-10 (678 kg) in E. Thu. SS867061
428.3 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
438.3 WSW Newton St Cyres, Devon, S Cyr & S Julitta, 8, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). SX879980
448.5 E Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
458.6 SW Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
468.6 WSW Shobrooke, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. Thu. SS862011
478.7 SSW Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter, 12, 72-2-2 (3684 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Sat (3rd). [website] SX921925
488.7 NE Culmstock, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. ST102135
498.7 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
508.9 SSW Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922