Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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60138.6 SSW East Allington, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. SX769483
60238.6 NE East Pennard, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 24-3-9 (1261 kg) in C♯. [website] ST596374
60338.6 NE North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
60438.6 WSW Mary Tavy, Devon, S Mary, 5, 10-1-13 (527 kg) in G. SX509787
60538.6 WSW Peter Tavy, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. SX513777
60638.6 WNW Pilton, Devon, S Mary V, 8, 23-2-5 (1196 kg) in D. Tue. SS556341
60738.6 NE Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
60838.6 NE North Wootton, Somerset, Great Orchard Campanile (GF;T), 8, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. ST563419
60938.7 W Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
61038.8 NE Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
61138.8 WSW Sampford Spiney, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-3-19 (301 kg) in A. Wed. SX534724
61238.8 W Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
61338.9 W Beaworthy, Devon, S Alban (GF), 3, 4-3-23 (252 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. SX461994
61438.9 SSW Slapton, Devon, S James Gt (GF;T), 6, 5-1-12 (272 kg) in A. Fri 18:30. SX821449
61538.9 NW Kentisbury, Devon, S Thomas, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SS622438
61638.9 ENE Purse Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST695175
61739 SW Sheepstor, Devon, S Leonard (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. SX560676
61839 NNE Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Wed 20:00. [website] ST352585
61939 E Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
62039 ENE Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
62139.1 ENE Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
62239.1 NW East Down, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable. SS601418
62339.2 NNE Axbridge, Somerset, S John Bapt, 6, 19-3-14 (1010 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. [website] ST431546
62439.2 W Bratton Clovelly, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX463918
62539.2 ENE Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
62639.2 ENE Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
62739.3 ENE Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
62839.3 NE Cheddar, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 22-0-26 (1129 kg) in D. Tue (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] ST459530
62939.4 SSW Woodleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 5, 6-2-2 (331 kg) in B♭. Ringing currently not permitted. SX737488
63039.4 NE Pilton, Somerset, S John Bapt (S;T), 8, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pylle. Tue (exc 1st). [website] ST588408
63139.4 NE Pylle, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 10-0-13 (514 kg) in G. PN alternates with Pilton; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (1st). [website] ST607383
63239.4 WSW Walkhampton, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in G. SX536701
63339.4 NE Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
63439.6 NNE Winscombe, Somerset, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-1-8 (931 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST411566
63539.7 NE Ditcheat, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST625363
63639.7 NE Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
63739.7 ENE Stourton Caundle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 4, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] ST714152
63839.8 NNE Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
63939.9 SW Cornwood, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F. SX604593
64040 ESE Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
64140 ENE North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
64240 NNE Weston super Mare, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST317619
64340 SSW Loddiswell, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 9-1-18 (478 kg) in G. Thu. SX720486
64440.1 WSW Meavy, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-21 (391 kg) in G. Thu. SX540672
64540.2 E Mappowder, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (1st). [website] ST735059
64640.2 E West Stafford, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SY725896
64740.2 WNW Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
64840.3 NE Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
64940.3 WSW Lewtrenchard, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. SX457861
65040.3 N Porthkerry, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Curig (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST082666