Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Litton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] ST593547
21 SSE Chewton Mendip, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 8, 24-1-1 (1232 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST596531
31.4 N Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
41.9 WNW East Harptree, Somerset, S Laurence, 6, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in E. PN rotates: E Harptree (1,3); Litton(2,4); (5th: please check). Thu (1st, 3rd). [website] ST565559
52.1 ESE Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534
62.7 ENE Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
73 N Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
83.2 NE Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
93.3 WNW Compton Martin, Somerset, S Michael, 6, 15-1-23 (785 kg) in E. Fri 19:00. [website] ST544569
103.5 SSE Binegar, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 8-3-25 (456 kg) in G. [website] ST615494
113.6 ESE Chilcompton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. [website] ST646524
123.7 ENE Paulton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 8-2-24 (443 kg) in A. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (2nd, 4th). [website] ST649565
133.8 ENE High Littleton, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 6-3-19 (352 kg) in B♭. PN shared: High Littleton(1,3,5); Paulton(2,4). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST645579
144.3 E Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
154.5 WSW Priddy, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST528513
164.5 WNW Ubley, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in G. [website] ST529582
174.8 SE Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
184.8 ESE Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, S Vigor (GF), 3 U/R, 4-1-24 (227 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] ST659507
195 NNW Chew Stoke, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST556619
205.1 NW Nempnett Thrubwell, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. [website] ST532604
215.2 ENE Timsbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST667586
225.2 N Stanton Drew, Somerset, S Mary V (T), 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST597631
235.4 N 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
245.6 NE Farmborough, Somerset, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST661605
255.7 ESE Holcombe, Somerset, The Potters Yard Ring (GF), 12, 1-1-9 (68 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: Extra treble, 5♯ and 6♭ (also allowing a harmonic minor 12); future plans: Bells 1-4 and semitones (currently unhung) to be hung imminently. [website] ST678513
265.9 E Radstock, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST688546
276.1 ENE Camerton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] ST686574
286.1 SSW Wells, Somerset, Cath Ch of S Andrew (T), 10, 56-1-14 (2864 kg) in C. The heaviest ring of ten bells. Fri (1st: check). [website] ST551458
296.1 WNW 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
306.2 NNE Publow, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 21-0-16 (1074 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST623641
316.3 SSW Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
326.4 S Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
336.4 S Croscombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-4 (878 kg) in E♭. [website] ST590444
346.5 SE Stoke St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] ST664469
356.5 ESE Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
366.6 NW Butcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-0-8 (308 kg) in B. Thu. [website] ST515618
376.6 NE Marksbury, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6 U/R, 9-0-9 (461 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] ST666623
386.9 WSW Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
397 NNE Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
407 SSE Shepton Mallet, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 20-3-5 (1056 kg) in D. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] ST619436
417.1 NNW Winford, Somerset, BVM & S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Mon (by arrangement). [website] ST543650
427.1 ENE Priston, Somerset, S Luke, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST692604
437.2 SW Wookey, Somerset, S Matthew, 6, 11-2-26 (596 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST518457
447.5 WSW Rodney Stoke, Somerset, S Leonard, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Thu (by arrangement). [website] ST482498
457.7 WNW Burrington, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Mon 20:00. [website] ST478593
467.7 SE Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, S Giles (T), 6, 10-3-9 (550 kg) in F♯. PN shared with Mells. Tue (exc 2nd). [website] ST692472
477.9 ENE Dunkerton, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. Wed. [website] ST711593
487.9 NNW Dundry, Somerset, S Michael (T), 6, 14-2-23 (747 kg) in F. Mon 20:00. [website] ST557668
497.9 SSE Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
508.1 NNE Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670