Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Spaxton, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 6, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] ST225370
21.4 SE 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
32.3 NNW Fiddington, Somerset, S Martin (GF), 6, 7-3-4 (396 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST215405
42.4 NW Nether Stowey, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in G. [website] ST196396
52.5 SE Goathurst, Somerset, S Edward K&M (GF), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] ST256343
62.6 NE Cannington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 18-3-18 (961 kg) in E. Tue. ST257395
72.6 WNW 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
83.1 S Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
93.1 E Durleigh, Somerset, S Hugh, 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST274361
103.9 NNW Stogursey, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 24-0-5 (1222 kg) in D. [website] ST204428
114 E Wembdon, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST289379
124.1 WSW West Bagborough, Somerset, S Pancras, 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E. Tuning: (approx) 2-7 of 10. [website] ST168337
134.1 NNE Otterhampton, Somerset, All Saints, 4, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A. No mains electricity. ST246431
144.2 SW Cothelstone, Somerset, S Thomas of Canterbury, 6 U/R, 18-1-25 (938 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 2-7 of 10. [website] ST181318
154.2 NNE Stockland Bristol, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] ST240436
164.5 E Bridgwater, Somerset, S Mary (T), 12, 25-1-1 (1283 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Sedgemoor Ringing Centre. Mon 19:00. [website] ST297369
174.5 NW Stringston, Somerset, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST176424
184.5 S Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
194.6 ENE Chilton Trinity, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F♯. [website] ST296391
204.7 ESE North Petherton, Somerset, Minster Ch of S Mary V (T), 6, 19-0-23 (976 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST290330
214.9 WNW Holford, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in A♯. PN: check with contact. [website] ST156410
225.1 SE Thurloxton, Somerset, S Giles (GF), 5, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] ST274304
235.2 W Crowcombe, Somerset, Holy Ghost, 6, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] ST140367
245.7 SW Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 23-2-19 (1202 kg) in E♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST167297
255.8 SSE West Monkton, Somerset, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-3-11 (907 kg) in D♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] ST262284
265.9 NE Pawlett, Somerset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. PN alternates with Huntspill. Mon (alt). [website] ST300426
275.9 SW Combe Florey, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in A♭. Wed (last). [website] ST150311
285.9 SSE Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
296.5 SW Ash Priors, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 9-1-17 (478 kg) in G. [website] ST151294
306.6 ENE Puriton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST320417
316.6 S Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
326.7 WSW Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, S Lawrence, 8, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in F. Also hung for ringing: 5♯. Mon. [website] ST127321
336.9 SE Durston, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2-6 of 12. [website] ST290281
346.9 NW East Quantoxhead, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 4 U/R, 17-0-8 (867 kg) in E. Unringable; tuning: 1-3,5 of 6. [website] ST136436
357 S Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
367.1 SSW Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 8-0-23 (417 kg) in A♭. Mon 17:45. [website] ST196259
377.2 E Chedzoy, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. Tue (alt: check). [website] ST341376
387.2 NE Huntspill, Somerset, S Peter & All Hallows, 6, 22-3-24 (1167 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pawlett. Mon (alt). [website] ST304454
397.2 W Bicknoller, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F♯. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (exc 4th). [website] ST110394
407.4 ENE Bawdrip, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuning (approx): 1-4 of 5. [website] ST341395
417.6 S 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
427.6 WNW West Quantoxhead, Somerset, S Etheldreda, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. PN shared: Bicknoller; West Quantoxhead. Mon (4th). [website] ST113420
437.6 NE West Huntspill, Somerset, Chair Ring (GF), 6, 0-2-2 (26 kg) in F. Ringing restricted (invitees only); bells pitched by hum rather than nominal; 5th (0-2-3) is heavier than tenor. ST308459
447.7 SSW Heathfield, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B. [website] ST159264
457.7 S 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
467.7 S Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
477.8 SSE Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
487.8 SW Halse, Somerset, S James Less (GF), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in F♯. [website] ST139277
497.8 S Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
507.9 W Stogumber, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST098372