Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in E. Mon (see tower website). [website] ST483172
20.9 E Montacute, Somerset, S Catherine of Alexandria, 6, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. [website] ST496169
31.1 SW Norton sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST470159
41.7 SSW Chiselborough, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST467148
51.8 NW Martock, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-0-13 (1124 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST461191
61.8 NNE Tintinhull, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 5, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST498197
71.8 SE Odcombe, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST507154
82.3 NNW Ash, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 6-1-20 (327 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] ST472207
92.5 SSW West Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 4, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. [website] ST467134
102.6 SSW Middle Chinnock, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 3, 4-0-0 (203 kg) in D. [website] ST472131
112.6 SSE East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
123.1 SE West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135
133.1 W 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
143.3 E Preston Plucknett, Somerset, S James (T), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST534162
153.7 SW Merriott, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST442128
163.7 SSE Hardington Mandeville, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 8, 8-0-4 (408 kg) in A♭. Fri. [website] ST512119
173.8 NW Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 17-0-11 (869 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST436210
184 S Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
194.2 NE Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. [website] ST522226
204.5 NNE Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
214.6 E Yeovil, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 12, 40-0-23 (2043 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Mon. [website] ST556160
224.7 SE East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
234.8 S North Perrott, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in G. [website] ST472095
244.8 NE Limington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. Tue (1st). [website] ST541223
254.9 SW Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
265 W 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
275.1 N Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
285.2 WSW Seavington St Mary, Somerset, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in B. ST402149
295.3 SSW Crewkerne, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST439098
305.3 NE Yeovilton, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 6, 13-0-25 (672 kg) in F. Building owned by Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church Restoration Trust. Wed (1st). [website] ST546230
315.8 NW Muchelney, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. [website] ST428249
325.8 W Barrington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 15-3-2 (801 kg) in E. [website] ST389181
335.9 ENE Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
345.9 NNE Kingsdon, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 23-2-2 (1195 kg) in D. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST515262
356 W 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
366.2 ENE Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
376.4 SSE Halstock, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-3-23 (404 kg) in G. [website] ST536083
386.5 W 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
396.6 S South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
406.6 W Puckington, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. [website] ST376183
416.7 E Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
426.7 SE Closworth, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. [website] ST563100
436.7 ESE Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
446.7 NW Drayton, Somerset, S Catherine, 8, 16-1-1 (826 kg) in E. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] ST405247
456.8 NNW 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
466.8 WSW Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136
476.9 E Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
487 NNW Langport, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. ST422267
497.1 N Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
507.1 E Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172