Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Backwell, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 10, 17-3-9 (906 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST493683
21.3 E 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
32 WNW Nailsea, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST466699
42.3 N Wraxall, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-3-1 (1156 kg) in E♭. Mon 20:00. ST490719
52.9 NW Tickenham, Somerset, S Quiricus & S Julietta (GF;T), 6, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST457714
63.6 NNW Clapton in Gordano, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 6, 6-0-15 (312 kg) in A♭. Fri (during BST only). ST467735
73.7 ESE Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
83.8 SSW Wrington, Somerset, All Saints, 10, 36-2-19 (1863 kg) in C♯. Thu. [website] ST467627
94.1 ENE Long Ashton, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 30-3-23 (1573 kg) in D♭. Fri. [website] ST553709
104.1 ESE Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
114.2 WSW Yatton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 8, 24-1-2 (1233 kg) in D. Truncated spire. Tue. [website] ST431654
124.2 SSE Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
134.5 N Portbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. [website] ST502754
144.5 SW Congresbury, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 34-0-4 (1729 kg) in C♯. Wed. [website] ST435637
154.8 NE Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. ST544740
164.8 NW Weston in Gordano, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 8-2-19 (440 kg) in F♯. [website] ST443742
174.8 NNE 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
185.1 NNW Portishead, Somerset, S Peter (T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] ST466760
195.2 WNW Clevedon, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Mon 19:00. [website] ST416718
205.5 SSE Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
215.6 SE Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
225.6 S Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
235.7 WNW Clevedon, Somerset, S John Ev (T), 6, 5-3-25 (303 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] ST406711
245.8 W Kingston Seymour, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 17-0-7 (867 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST400668
255.8 WNW Clevedon, Somerset, S Mary, Walton (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST409726
265.8 S 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
276.1 ESE Chew Magna, Somerset, S Andrew (T), 8, 28-0-21 (1432 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue (1st, 3rd). [website] ST576632
286.1 SW Churchill, Somerset, S John Bapt (T), 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. [website] ST437602
296.1 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary Magd, Stoke Bishop, 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu (4th). [website] ST559755
306.1 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Paul, Southville (T), 6, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST584719
316.2 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, Cath Ch of Holy & Undivided Trinity (T), 8, 21-0-1 (1067 kg) in E♭. Fri (3rd: with exceptions). [website] ST583727
326.3 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mark, Lord Mayor's Chapel, 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. [website] ST584728
336.3 WNW Clevedon, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 14-1-20 (733 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST393708
346.5 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Stephen M, 12, 19-1-17 (986 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Mon (exc 2nd). [website] ST586729
356.5 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Michael on the Mount, Without, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST585732
366.6 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe, 12, 50-2-21 (2575 kg) in B. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu 19:00. [website] ST590723
376.6 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S John Bapt, (S John on the Wall), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F. No regular ringing. [website] ST587731
386.6 SSW Rowberrow, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Wed. [website] ST449586
396.6 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, All Saints (T), 8, 16-0-22 (823 kg) in E. [website] ST588730
406.6 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, Christ Church, 10, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in D. Mon (2nd). [website] ST588730
416.6 SSE Ubley, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. [website] ST529582
426.7 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Thomas M (T), 8, 27-3-25 (1421 kg) in D. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; ringing temporarily suspended. [website] ST591727
436.8 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, Priory Ch of S James (RC) (T), 10, 27¼ cwt (~1380 kg) in D. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 1993). Fri (alt 4th: check). [website] ST589734
446.9 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Matthew, Kingsdown, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Tue (univ term: check). [website] ST587740
457 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, S Philip & S Jacob (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST594729
467 ENE Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Nativity, Knowle (T), 8, 12-2-3 (636 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST602714
477.2 ESE Stanton Drew, Somerset, S Mary V (T), 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST597631
487.4 SSW Shipham, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] ST443574
497.5 NE Bristol, City of Bristol, Holy Trinity, Westbury on Trym (S;T), 6, 21-0-27 (1079 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] ST573774
507.7 SSE Compton Martin, Somerset, S Michael, 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. [website] ST544569