Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST167297
21 W Ash Priors, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in G. [website] ST151294
31.4 NW Combe Florey, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in A♭. Wed (last). [website] ST150311
41.6 NNE Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
52.1 SSW Heathfield, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B. [website] ST159264
62.1 SW Halse, Somerset, S James Less (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] ST139277
72.5 N West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
82.9 WNW Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, S Lawrence, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Mon. [website] ST127321
93 SSW Oake, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 5, 8-3-8 (448 kg) in G. [website] ST152251
103 SE Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A♭. Mon 17:45. [website] ST196259
113 WSW Fitzhead, Somerset, S James, 6, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in F♯. [website] ST119283
123.1 S Hillfarrance, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST167246
133.5 SE Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
143.5 E Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
153.7 SW Milverton, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 17-2-12 (894 kg) in E. Mon 19:00. [website] ST121258
163.8 ENE Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
173.9 SE Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
184.2 S Bradford on Tone, Somerset, S Giles, 6, 17-3-7 (905 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST172229
194.4 WNW Tolland, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 1-3-24 (100 kg) in F♯. ST100322
204.4 ESE Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
214.7 NNW Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
224.7 SSW Nynehead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST137227
234.9 SE 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
244.9 ESE Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
255 SE 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
265.1 SE Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
275.3 WNW Brompton Ralph, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10-2-11 (538 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST084323
285.4 SE Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
295.4 WSW Wiveliscombe, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 16-2-18 (846 kg) in E♭. [website] ST082276
305.4 SW Langford Budville, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST111229
315.6 SE Trull, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST216221
325.6 N Over Stowey, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 7-2-5 (383 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] ST185385
335.7 NE Enmore, Somerset, S Michael, 6, 19-3-14 (1010 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST239352
345.7 SSW Wellington, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 19-1-5 (980 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST140209
355.7 S West Buckland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-0-16 (718 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST173204
365.8 NE Spaxton, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] ST225370
376 E West Monkton, Somerset, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-3-11 (907 kg) in D♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] ST262284
386.2 WNW Elworthy, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. No mains electricity; tuning: 2-5 of 8. ST082349
396.2 ENE Goathurst, Somerset, S Edward K&M (GF), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] ST256343
406.4 NW Stogumber, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST098372
416.4 NNE Nether Stowey, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. [website] ST196396
426.5 WSW Bathealton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 4, 7-2-4 (383 kg) in B♭. [website] ST079240
436.5 SSW Wellington, Somerset, All Saints, Rockwell Green, 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST126199
446.6 ESE Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
456.7 E Thurloxton, Somerset, S Giles (GF), 5, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] ST274304
466.9 SE Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
477 NNW Bicknoller, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (exc 4th). [website] ST110394
487.1 N Holford, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♯. PN: check with contact. [website] ST156410
497.1 SSE Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in A♭. [website] ST198186
507.1 W Clatworthy, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST052309