Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 North Curry, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 16-3-24 (862 kg) in F. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 6th; only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST319255
22.1 ENE Stoke St Gregory, Somerset, S Gregory, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST348271
32.3 NNE Lyng, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 15-3-9 (804 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] ST332288
42.4 NW Durston, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♯. Tuning: 2-6 of 12. [website] ST290281
52.4 WSW Thornfalcon, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. [website] ST283239
62.6 SE Fivehead, Somerset, S Martin (GF), 6, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 19:00. [website] ST352228
72.8 W Creech St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST274252
82.8 SSW Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, S John Bapt, 5, 5-3-9 (296 kg) in B♭. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST305211
93 SSE Curry Mallet, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 10-3-1 (547 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST333209
103.2 S Beercrocombe, Somerset, S James (GF), 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check). [website] ST325204
113.4 W Ruishton, Somerset, S George, 6, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. [website] ST263251
123.5 SW West Hatch, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Tue. [website] ST285210
133.5 SE Isle Abbotts, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST352209
143.8 WSW Stoke St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF;T), 5, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. ST265223
153.9 WNW West Monkton, Somerset, S Augustine (T), 8, 17-3-11 (907 kg) in D♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Thu. [website] ST262284
164.1 NW Thurloxton, Somerset, S Giles (GF), 5, 6-0-2 (306 kg) in B♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). [website] ST274304
174.2 SE 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
184.3 SW Thurlbear, Somerset, S Thomas (GF), 4, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST265211
194.5 E Curry Rivel, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-0-21 (924 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST391254
204.9 WNW Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in B♭. [website] ST242276
215 NNW North Petherton, Somerset, Minster Ch of S Mary V (T), 6, 19-0-23 (976 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST290330
225.1 S Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
235.2 ENE Aller, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. PN: check with contact. [website] ST396288
245.2 W Taunton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 4-1-10 (220 kg) in E♭. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST235244
255.2 WSW Orchard Portman, Somerset, S Michael, 4, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in B. [website] ST243216
265.3 E Drayton, Somerset, S Catherine, 8, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in E. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST405247
275.4 SSE Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
285.5 NE Othery, Somerset, S Michael, 5, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Wed. [website] ST382316
295.6 W 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
305.6 W 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
315.7 SW Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST263182
325.7 SE Puckington, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST376183
335.7 W Taunton, Somerset, S Andrew, Rowbarton (T), 6, 2-1-2 (115 kg) in G. [website] ST226256
345.8 NE Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
355.9 W Taunton, Somerset, S George, Wilton (T), 10, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST224238
366 S Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
376.1 NNE Westonzoyland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 19-3-19 (1012 kg) in D. PN alternates with Middlezoy. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST351347
386.3 SE Barrington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 15-3-2 (801 kg) in E. [website] ST389181
396.4 E Langport, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST422267
406.5 SW Corfe, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 6-1-15 (324 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST232196
416.5 WNW Kingston St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-2 (839 kg) in E. Tue. [website] ST222297
426.6 W Staplegrove, Somerset, S John Ev (GF;T), 6, 11-2-12 (590 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST212264
436.7 WSW Trull, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST216221
446.7 SE 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
456.7 NW Goathurst, Somerset, S Edward K&M (GF), 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] ST256343
466.7 E Huish Episcopi, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 15-2-7 (791 kg) in E. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed (2nd, 4th, 5th). [website] ST427266
476.8 E Muchelney, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] ST428249
487.1 W Bishop's Hull, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST204247
497.1 NW Broomfield, Somerset, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 13-1-3 (674 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST224320
507.2 NNW Durleigh, Somerset, S Hugh, 6, 10-0-4 (510 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST274361