Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
21.4 S Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
31.5 E Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
41.5 WNW 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
51.7 NNE West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246
61.8 W Limington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. Tue (1st). [website] ST541223
72.4 NE Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas (T), 6, 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C. Wed (by arrangement). [website] ST597249
82.5 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
92.5 SSE Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
103 WNW Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
113 W Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. [website] ST522226
123.1 NE Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
133.3 NE 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
143.3 E Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
153.5 SSE Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
163.6 SSE Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
173.8 ENE Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
183.8 SSW 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
194.1 E Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
204.1 NNE South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
214.2 N Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
224.2 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
234.3 SSW Preston Plucknett, Somerset, S James (T), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST534162
244.4 ENE South Cadbury, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST631255
254.6 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
264.7 NW 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
274.7 WSW Tintinhull, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 5, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST498197
285 SSE Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
295.1 NE North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
305.1 NNE North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
315.1 NNW Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
325.1 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
335.5 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
345.6 SW Montacute, Somerset, S Catherine of Alexandria, 6, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. [website] ST496169
355.7 NNE Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
365.7 SW Odcombe, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST507154
375.9 SSE Thornford, Dorset, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. [website] ST603132
385.9 E Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
396 ENE Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
406.1 N 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
416.1 W Ash, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 6-1-20 (327 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. [website] ST472207
426.1 WSW Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-0-15 (870 kg) in E. Mon (see tower website). [website] ST483172
436.3 SSW West Coker, Somerset, S Martin of Tours (GF), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST516135
446.3 NNW 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
456.4 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
466.4 NW Somerton, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Wed (3rd). [website] ST490286
476.5 SSW East Coker, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Fri (not always: check) 18:30. [website] ST538121
486.5 WNW Long Sutton, Somerset, Holy Trinity, 6, 16-2-19 (847 kg) in E♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST469253
496.7 SSE Beer Hackett, Dorset, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1,1,2 of 4. ST599117
506.8 ENE Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261