Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
21.8 S Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
32.8 NNW Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
43.4 WNW Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
54.1 SSW Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
64.2 WSW Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
74.2 N Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
84.5 ESE Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
94.6 N Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136
104.6 ENE Crewkerne, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST439098
114.9 NNE Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
125.1 W Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
135.3 N Ilminster, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 22-3-9 (1160 kg) in C♯. PN alternates with Ilton. Wed (alt: check). [website] ST360145
145.3 NNW Donyatt, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. [website] ST339140
155.5 NW Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST301112
165.6 N 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
175.7 NNE Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in B. ST402149
185.9 NE Merriott, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST442128
196 SE Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005
206.1 E South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
216.4 WNW Whitestaunton, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-1-9 (525 kg) in F♯. [website] ST280105
226.4 WSW Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
236.4 ENE North Perrott, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in G. [website] ST472095
246.6 NNW Broadway, Somerset, S Aldhelm & S Eadburga, 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. [website] ST329159
256.7 ENE Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
266.8 SW Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
276.8 N 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
286.8 SSE Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, S Candida & Holy Cross (T), 8, 16-3-26 (863 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY396954
297 NNE 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
307.1 NNW Ilton, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. PN alternates with Ilminster. Thu (alt: check). [website] ST351174
317.2 ESE Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary of The Annunciation, 10, 22-1-27 (1143 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST478012
327.3 SE Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY470994
337.3 NE West Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 4, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. [website] ST467134
347.4 NE Middle Chinnock, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 3, 4-0-0 (203 kg) in D. [website] ST472131
357.5 N Barrington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 15-3-2 (801 kg) in E. [website] ST389181
367.5 N Puckington, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST376183
377.5 NNE South Petherton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 12, 22-3-15 (1163 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; octagonal tower; CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu 19:00. [website] ST432168
387.6 NNW Ashill, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST321172
397.8 NW Buckland St Mary, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F. [website] ST270134
407.9 S Charmouth, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY364936
417.9 NE Chiselborough, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST467148
428.1 W Yarcombe, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. ST245082
438.1 SW Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
448.1 W Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
458.5 SSW Uplyme, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. SY324935
468.5 NE Norton sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST470159
478.6 WSW Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
488.8 SSE Chideock, Dorset, S Giles, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SY421928
498.9 ENE East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
508.9 SSW Lyme Regis, Dorset, S Michael Archangel, 10, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY343922