Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
21.1 ESE 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
31.4 W Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, S James, 5, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. [website] ST570221
41.6 NNW West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246
51.7 N Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas (T), 6, 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C. Wed (by arrangement). [website] ST597249
61.9 SW Mudford, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 17-1-18 (885 kg) in E♭. [website] ST573199
72 NNE Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
82 ESE Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
92.3 NNE 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
102.4 S Trent, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST589185
112.5 NE Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
122.7 E Corton Denham, Somerset, S Andrew, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. [website] ST635226
132.9 W 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
143.1 NE South Cadbury, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST631255
153.2 S Nether Compton, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F. [website] ST598172
163.2 W Limington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 11-1-27 (584 kg) in G. Tue (1st). [website] ST541223
173.4 S Over Compton, Dorset, S Michael, 4 U/R, 11-3-1 (597 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] ST594169
183.5 N South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
193.8 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
203.9 NE North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
214.3 W Northover, Somerset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST523231
224.4 W Ilchester, Somerset, S Mary Major, 5, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F. [website] ST522226
234.5 NNW Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
244.5 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
254.5 NNE North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
264.5 E Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 11-1-15 (578 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST665230
274.6 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
284.7 ENE Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
295 S Bradford Abbas, Dorset, S Mary V, 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in F. [website] ST587142
305.2 SW Preston Plucknett, Somerset, S James (T), 6, 9-1-10 (474 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST534162
315.3 N Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
325.3 NW 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
335.4 WNW 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
345.4 ENE Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
355.5 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
365.6 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
375.6 S Thornford, Dorset, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 8-2-22 (442 kg) in A. [website] ST603132
385.7 ESE Milborne Port, Somerset, S John Ev, 8, 26-3-26 (1371 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST676185
395.8 NE Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
405.8 E Stowell, Somerset, S Mary Magd (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. [website] ST686223
416.1 WSW Tintinhull, Somerset, S Margaret (T), 5, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. Fri. [website] ST498197
426.2 NNW 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
436.2 ENE North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
446.4 SSE Lillington, Dorset, S Martin, 5, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. [website] ST629127
456.6 S 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
466.7 NNE Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
476.7 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
486.8 SW Odcombe, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] ST507154
496.8 WSW Montacute, Somerset, S Catherine of Alexandria, 6, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. [website] ST496169
506.9 SSE Longburton, Dorset, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] ST648127