Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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25132.1 ESE Blagdon, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Tue. [website] ST504589
25232.2 SSE Taunton, Somerset, S James (T), 8, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST228248
25332.3 NE Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Jerome (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable. SO433005
25432.4 NE Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 10, 25-0-18 (1278 kg) in D. Access to ringing room by two independent routes. Mon. SO301141
25532.4 SSE Taunton, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 12, 27-2-18 (1405 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; the ringing bells form part of a 15-bell chime. Wed. [website] ST228246
25632.4 S Hockworthy, Devon, S Simon & S Jude, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Unringable. ST039195
25732.4 SE Durston, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2-6 of 12. [website] ST290281
25832.4 E Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
25932.6 SSE Wellington, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 19-1-5 (980 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST140209
26032.6 ENE Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 5-2-2 (280 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Fri. ST478935
26132.6 NE Llandenny, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S John, 6 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 2,3,5-8 of 8. SO415039
26232.6 SSE Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
26332.7 SSE Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
26432.7 SE Moorlinch, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] ST397368
26532.7 ESE Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
26632.7 SW Shirwell, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in G. Wed. SS597374
26732.8 S Holcombe Rogus, Devon, All Saints, 6, 13-1-16 (680 kg) in E. ST056190
26832.8 SW West Buckland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-0-22 (366 kg) in A. SS656313
26932.9 SSE Wellington, Somerset, All Saints, Rockwell Green, 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST126199
27033.1 SE Shapwick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST417382
27133.1 S Stoodleigh, Devon, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A♭. Thu (1st, 3rd). SS922188
27233.1 SSE Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
27333.1 ENE Wolvesnewton, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 3, 5-1-3 (268 kg) in D. Ringing currently not permitted. ST454997
27433.1 WSW Ilfracombe, Devon, S Philip & S James, 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in G. SS522478
27533.2 SE Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
27633.3 SSW Bishop's Nympton, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in A♭. Thu. SS757237
27733.3 SSE Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
27833.3 SSE Sampford Arundel, Somerset, Holy Cross, 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in G♯. [website] ST107188
27933.4 N Llanfeugan, Powys, Wales, S Meugan, 8, 12-0-19 (618 kg) in G. SO086245
28033.4 SSE Trull, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST216221
28133.4 SSW South Molton, Devon, S Mary Magd, 8, 24-2-12 (1250 kg) in D. SS713259
28233.4 SSE West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST173204
28333.5 SE Lyng, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] ST332288
28433.5 SE Greinton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST412364
28533.6 SSW Rose Ash, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SS787217
28633.7 E Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
28733.7 ESE Meare, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & All Saints (GF), 6, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in E♭. [website] ST455417
28833.7 E Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
28933.7 WSW Ilfracombe, Devon, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Wed 19:00. SS514473
29033.8 ESE Ubley, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. [website] ST529582
29133.8 NNE Llanbedr Ystrad Yw, Powys, Wales, S Peter (GF;S), 6, 9-0-15 (464 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). SO239204
29233.8 E Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
29333.8 NNE Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Teilo, 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F♯. Thu. SO311163
29434 ESE Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
29534.1 SW Goodleigh, Devon, S Gregory, 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A. SS598341
29634.2 SW Filleigh, Devon, S Paul (GF), 6, 6-0-12 (310 kg) in B. SS662280
29734.2 E Long Ashton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 30-3-23 (1573 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] ST553709
29834.2 SE Othery, Somerset, S Michael, 5, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST382316
29934.3 SSE Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] ST283239
30034.4 NNE Cwmdu, Powys, Wales, S Michael Archangel (GF), 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in E. Tue. SO180238