Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
21.4 WSW Whitestaunton, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. [website] ST280105
32.2 S Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
42.3 SE Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
52.3 NW Buckland St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F. [website] ST270134
63 NE Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
73.3 E Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
83.4 NNE Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
93.9 WSW Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
104 NNE Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
114.2 ENE Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
124.2 S Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
134.8 ENE Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
144.9 NNW Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
155 NE Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
165.1 ENE Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136
175.2 WNW Otterford, Somerset, S Leonard, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; tuning: 2-5 of 8. [website] ST222143
185.4 SSW Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
195.4 SW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
205.5 ENE Whitelackington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 11-3-15 (604 kg) in G♯. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST379152
215.5 ESE Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
225.9 NNE Beercrocombe, Somerset, S James (GF), 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST325204
236.2 N Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
246.2 N West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
256.4 NNE Curry Mallet, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST333209
266.4 NE Stocklinch Ottersey, Somerset, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. ST386170
276.4 NE Puckington, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST376183
286.5 NNW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
296.6 WSW Upottery, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in F. ST201075
306.7 ENE Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in B. ST402149
316.7 SE Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
326.8 NW Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
336.8 NNE Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209
346.8 WNW Churchstanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-2-27 (596 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST195145
356.9 NE Barrington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 15-3-2 (801 kg) in E. [website] ST389181
367 NW Pitminster, Somerset, S Mary & S Andrew (GF), 8, 11-0-26 (571 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST220191
377.2 SSE Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
387.3 NNW Stoke St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. ST265223
397.3 ENE Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, S Michael, 12, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST402171
407.3 E Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
417.4 SSW Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
427.4 NNW Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
437.4 NE Isle Brewers, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2,4; rung from porch. [website] ST369210
447.9 NW Angersleigh, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 12-0-5 (612 kg) in A♭. [website] ST198186
457.9 S Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
467.9 NNE Fivehead, Somerset, S Martin (GF), 6, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 19:00. [website] ST352228
478 N Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] ST283239
488.1 SW Cotleigh, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Mon. ST206022
498.4 S Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
508.6 NW Trull, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST216221