Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Clevedon, Somerset, S Mary, Walton (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST409726
20.7 SE Clevedon, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Mon 19:00. [website] ST416718
30.9 S Clevedon, Somerset, S John Ev (T), 6, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] ST406711
41.4 SW Clevedon, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST393708
52.4 ENE Weston in Gordano, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in F♯. [website] ST443742
63.1 ESE Tickenham, Somerset, S Quiricus & S Julietta (GF;T), 6, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST457714
73.6 S Kingston Seymour, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 17-0-7 (867 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST400668
83.7 E Clapton in Gordano, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in A♭. Fri (during BST only). ST467735
93.9 ESE Nailsea, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST466699
104.1 ENE Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
114.7 SSE Yatton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 24-1-2 (1233 kg) in D. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] ST431654
125 E Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
135.2 SSW Wick St Lawrence, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. PN Fri (1,3,5) held at Kewstoke. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST366654
145.7 SSE Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 34-0-4 (1729 kg) in C♯. Wed. [website] ST435637
155.8 ESE Backwell, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 10, 17-3-9 (906 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST493683
166.1 ENE Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
176.8 ENE Easton in Gordano, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 18-3-14 (959 kg) in E♭. 4th is lighter than the treble, 2nd, and 3rd. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST514757
187 SSW Worle, Somerset, S Martin (T), 6, 9-1-8 (474 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST352628
197 ESE Barrow Gurney, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & S Edward K&M (GF;T), 8, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:15. [website] ST514684
207.1 SSE Wrington, Somerset, All Saints, 10, 36-2-19 (1863 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] ST467627
217.2 N Redwick, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Thomas Ap (GF), 6, 9-1-27 (482 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST412841
227.3 SW Kewstoke, Somerset, S Paul, 6, 9¾ cwt (~500 kg) in G. Mon & Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST334633
237.9 SSE Churchill, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. [website] ST437602
248 NNW Nash, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-18 (402 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. ST343836
258.4 S Banwell, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 10, 23-0-4 (1170 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST399591
268.4 E Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
278.5 SSW Locking, Somerset, S Augustine, 6, 7-3-12 (399 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] ST363596
288.7 SW Weston super Mare, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST317619
299 N Magor, Monmouthshire, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-2-20 (390 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. PN: by arrangement. ST425869
309 E Long Ashton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 30-3-23 (1573 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] ST553709
319 SSE Rowberrow, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST449586
329.3 SSE Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
339.4 SE Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
349.4 SSW Hutton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 10-0-22 (518 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Wed 20:00. [website] ST352585
359.4 NW St Brides Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Bridget, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : tenor; derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST292823
369.5 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary Magd, Stoke Bishop, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu (4th). [website] ST559755
379.5 ESE Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
389.7 SSE Shipham, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] ST443574
399.8 NNW Llanwern, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary, 5, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. PN: by arrangement. ST370878
409.9 ESE Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
419.9 S Winscombe, Somerset, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-1-8 (931 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST411566
429.9 WNW Peterstone Wentloog, Newport, Gwent, Wales, former ch of S Peter (GF), 8 U/R, 7-2-19 (390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. ST267801
4310.3 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Henbury, 8, 20-1-24 (1040 kg) in E♭. Wed (1st). [website] ST563787
4410.3 SE Blagdon, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 18-3-12 (958 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. Tue. [website] ST504589
4510.5 SSW Uphill, Somerset, S Nicholas, Old Church (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G♯. Access to church by steep footpath. ST316583
4610.6 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Westbury on Trym (S;T), 6, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST573774
4710.6 SSW Bleadon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] ST341569
4810.6 S Loxton, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] ST376558
4910.7 S Compton Bishop, Somerset, S Andrew, 6, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in F. [website] ST395553
5010.8 SE Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604