Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ditcheat, Somerset, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 24-0-4 (1221 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST625363
21.7 NW Pylle, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 10-0-13 (514 kg) in G. PN alternates with Pilton; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (1st). [website] ST607383
31.9 WNW East Pennard, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 5, 24-3-9 (1261 kg) in C♯. [website] ST596374
42.1 NE Evercreech, Somerset, S Peter, 10, 21-0-10 (1071 kg) in E♭. [website] ST649386
52.2 E Lamyatt, Somerset, S Mary & S John, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] ST661361
62.3 SSE Ansford, Somerset, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 5¼ cwt (~270 kg) in B. Tue. [website] ST638329
72.6 ENE Milton Clevedon, Somerset, S James, 5, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♯. [website] ST664377
82.8 SSE Castle Cary, Somerset, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted. [website] ST639320
93.6 NW Pilton, Somerset, S John Bapt (S;T), 8, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pylle. Tue (exc 1st). [website] ST588408
103.7 SE Pitcombe, Somerset, S Leonard (GF;T), 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST672327
113.8 ESE Bruton, Somerset, S Mary V, 6, 25-3-1 (1309 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST684348
123.8 SSW Lovington, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST596308
134.4 ENE Batcombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-9 (880 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] ST690390
144.4 SSW North Barrow, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. [website] ST607293
154.4 NNE Doulting, Somerset, S Aldhelm, 6, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST646431
164.5 SE Shepton Montague, Somerset, S Peter, 3, 9-0-18 (465 kg) in A. [website] ST682317
174.6 N 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
184.6 SW 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
194.7 WNW West Pennard, Somerset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 20-3-25 (1065 kg) in E♭. [website] ST552382
204.7 SSE Yarlington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 3, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] ST654293
215.1 NW North Wootton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST563418
225.1 NNE West Cranmore, Somerset, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. PN shared: West Cranmore (1,3,5); Shepton Mallet(2,4). Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST668433
235.2 NW North Wootton, Somerset, Great Orchard Campanile (GF;T), 8, 2-0-9 (106 kg) in F♯. ST563419
245.3 W Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
255.4 SSW South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
265.5 NNW Croscombe, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 17-1-4 (878 kg) in E♭. [website] ST590444
275.8 S North Cadbury, Somerset, S Michael Archangel (T), 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in D. Fri 19:00. [website] ST635270
286 WSW 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
296 NNW Dinder, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels, 6 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] ST575445
306.1 SW Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
316.2 SW Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
326.2 ENE Wanstrow, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G. Thu (3rd). [website] ST709416
336.6 SSE Blackford, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST657261
346.7 WSW Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
356.7 S 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
366.7 S South Cadbury, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F. Thu. [website] ST631255
376.9 WSW 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
386.9 SSE Maperton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in B♭. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST672261
397.1 NNE Stoke St Michael, Somerset, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Derelict; unringable. [website] ST664469
407.1 S Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
417.1 S Sutton Montis, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 3, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] ST624248
427.2 SE Wincanton, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 15-1-1 (775 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue. [website] ST710284
437.3 SSW Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas (T), 6, 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C. Wed (by arrangement). [website] ST597249
447.3 SW 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
457.4 NNE Downhead, Somerset, All Saints (GF), 3, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in C. [website] ST691461
467.5 NW 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
477.6 SSE North Cheriton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 5, 8-2-26 (444 kg) in F♯. Sat (by arrangement) 17:00. [website] ST687258
487.6 N Ashwick, Somerset, S James (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST637484
497.6 NW Wells, Somerset, S Cuthbert (T), 8, 27-1-2 (1385 kg) in D♭. Fri (exc 1st: check). [website] ST546456
507.8 SSW West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246