Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Mark, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (check with contact) 20:00. [website] ST380478
23.1 NNE Badgworth, Somerset, S Congar, 5, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F♯. [website] ST395526
33.3 WNW Brent Knoll, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 20-3-0 (1054 kg) in D. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST335507
43.4 E Wedmore, Somerset, S Mary (T), 8, 30-0-5 (1526 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 09:30. [website] ST434479
53.4 NW East Brent, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST343519
63.5 N Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] ST381534
73.7 NE Weare, Somerset, S Gregory, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. [website] ST413526
83.7 W Highbridge, Somerset, S John Ev (GF), 8, 2-3-17 (147 kg) in F. Rung from porch. Wed 19:00. [website] ST319476
94.3 SSW Woolavington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST347416
104.6 WSW 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
114.8 WNW Burnham on Sea, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST304494
124.8 N Compton Bishop, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. [website] ST395553
134.8 NW Lympsham, Somerset, S Christopher, 6, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST335541
144.9 WSW Huntspill, Somerset, S Peter & All Hallows, 6, 22-3-24 (1167 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pawlett. Mon (alt). [website] ST304454
154.9 SSW Cossington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-2-4 (586 kg) in F♯. [website] ST356402
165 N Loxton, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] ST376558
175.3 SW Puriton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Mon. [website] ST320417
185.3 NE Axbridge, Somerset, S John Bapt, 6, 19-3-14 (1010 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. [website] ST431546
195.6 SSW 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
205.8 NNE Winscombe, Somerset, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-1-8 (931 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST411566
215.9 SW Pawlett, Somerset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in E. PN alternates with Huntspill. Mon (alt). [website] ST300426
225.9 NE Cheddar, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 22-0-26 (1129 kg) in D. Tue (exc Aug) 20:00. [website] ST459530
236 SE Meare, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & All Saints (GF), 6, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in E♭. [website] ST455417
246.1 WNW Berrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. [website] ST293524
256.1 NNW Bleadon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] ST341569
266.4 SSE Shapwick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 11-1-8 (575 kg) in F. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST417382
276.5 ENE Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
286.7 SSW Chedzoy, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. Tue (alt: check). [website] ST341376
296.9 S Moorlinch, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 18-1-16 (934 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] ST397368
306.9 NNW Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Wed 20:00. [website] ST352585
317.1 NNE Shipham, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] ST443574
327.1 N Banwell, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 10, 23-0-4 (1170 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST399591
337.2 NW Brean, Somerset, S Bridget (GF;T), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Rung from porch. Fri 16:00. [website] ST296559
347.4 SSE Greinton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F♯. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST412364
357.4 N Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
367.4 E Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
377.5 SW Chilton Trinity, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 11-3-12 (602 kg) in F♯. [website] ST296391
387.5 SSE Ashcott, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 6, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST437371
397.7 NNW Uphill, Somerset, S Nicholas, Old Church (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G♯. Access to church by steep footpath. ST316583
408 NNE Rowberrow, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST449586
418.3 SSW Westonzoyland, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 19-3-19 (1012 kg) in D. PN alternates with Middlezoy. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST351347
428.3 SW Wembdon, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST289379
438.4 SW 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
448.5 NNE Churchill, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. [website] ST437602
458.7 E Wookey, Somerset, S Matthew, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST518457
468.7 SE Walton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 5, 16-2-1 (839 kg) in E♭. [website] ST461363
478.8 WSW Otterhampton, Somerset, All Saints, 4, 7-3-2 (395 kg) in A. No mains electricity. ST246431
489.1 WSW Stockland Bristol, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. [website] ST240436
499.1 S Middlezoy, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. PN alternates with Westonzoyland. Mon (alt: check). [website] ST374331
509.2 SW Cannington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 18-3-18 (961 kg) in E. Tue. ST257395