Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
21.1 SSW Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
31.6 ENE Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
42 ESE Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
52.1 SW Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
62.1 S Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
72.4 ESE Honiton, Devon, S Michael, Old Church, 6, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed on front four only. SY166999
82.7 NW Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
92.8 W Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
103.5 ENE Monkton, Devon, former ch of S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-1-11 (424 kg) in A. ST187031
113.8 N Dunkeswell, Devon, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-1-24 (328 kg) in A. Thu. ST141078
123.8 NE Luppitt, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-21 (556 kg) in F♯. Tue (alt). ST168067
134.1 ESE Offwell, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. SY194995
144.1 SE Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
154.3 WSW Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
164.4 SSW Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
174.5 E Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
185.1 W Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
195.3 ESE Widworthy, Devon, S Cuthbert (GF), 5, 7-2-12 (386 kg) in B♭. SY214992
205.4 SE Northleigh, Devon, S Giles (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SY195958
215.6 NE Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
225.6 NW Kentisbeare, Devon, S Mary, 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed. ST067081
236.1 W Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
246.2 WSW Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
256.3 S Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
266.7 W Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
276.9 SE Southleigh, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SY204934
287.1 ENE Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
297.1 N Hemyock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17-3-12 (907 kg) in E♭. Fri. ST135132
307.2 E Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
317.4 SSW Venn Ottery, Devon, S Gregory (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SY078911
327.5 NNW Culmstock, Devon, All Saints, 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. ST102135
337.6 SSW Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
347.7 WNW Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
357.9 NNW Uffculme, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 21-3-6 (1108 kg) in E♭. Mon. ST068127
367.9 ESE Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
378 ENE Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
388.1 WSW 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
398.1 S Salcombe Regis, Devon, S Mary & S Peter, 3, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SY148888
408.4 W Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
418.5 ESE Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
428.5 SW Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
438.8 N Clayhidon, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Tue. ST161156
448.8 NNE Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
458.9 E Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
469 S Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
479 ESE Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
489.1 SSE Branscombe, Devon, S Winifred (GF), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Wed (exc Summer). SY195884
499.5 NE Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
509.6 SSW Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871