Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 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
20.5 SW Limington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. Tue (1st). [website] ST541223
31.4 W Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
41.5 W Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. [website] ST522226
51.6 ESE Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
62.3 ENE West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246
72.5 SE Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
82.7 NW 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
93 E Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
103.4 ENE Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas (T), 6, 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C. Wed (by arrangement). [website] ST597249
113.5 NNW Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 10-2-5 (536 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Adam; anticlockwise; county books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST528283
123.6 SW Tintinhull, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 5, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST498197
133.6 NNW Charlton Adam, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in F. PN alternates with Charlton Mackrell. Thu (alt) 19:00. [website] ST535286
143.7 NNE Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
153.9 SE Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
164 E Rimpton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. [website] ST610218
174.2 ENE Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
184.2 ENE Sparkford, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST608256
194.3 S Preston Plucknett, Somerset, S James (T), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST534162
204.4 S 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
214.4 N Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
224.6 NE South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
234.8 WSW Ash, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 6-1-20 (327 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] ST472207
244.8 SE Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
254.8 SE Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
264.8 SW Montacute, Somerset, S Catherine of Alexandria, 6, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. [website] ST496169
274.9 ESE Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
284.9 NW Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
295 WNW Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
305 ENE Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
315.2 SW Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in E. Mon (see tower website). [website] ST483172
325.3 SSW Odcombe, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST507154
335.3 NNW Kingweston, Somerset, All Saints, 5, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; county books / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST525313
345.4 N Barton St David, Somerset, S David (GF;T), 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in A♭. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford; octagonal tower. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST539317
355.5 NE North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
365.5 ENE South Cadbury, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST631255
375.6 E Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
385.6 NNE West Lydford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 13¾ cwt (~700 kg) in F. PN shared: Barton St David; Kingweston; West Lydford. Mon (check with contact). [website] ST564318
395.8 WSW Martock, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 22-0-13 (1124 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST461191
405.8 NNE Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
416 SSE Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
426.1 ENE North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
436.1 SSW West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135
446.4 SW Norton sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 18-0-14 (921 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST470159
456.7 ESE Poyntington, Dorset, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♯. Unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; no stays; tuning: 1-3 of 5. ST650199
466.7 S East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
476.7 SSW East Chinnock, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. [website] ST498132
486.9 W Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 17-0-11 (869 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST436210
497 NNW Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
507 SE Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey Ch of S Mary V, 8, 46-0-5 (2339 kg) in B♭. The heaviest ring of eight bells. Tue. [website] ST638165