Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Priston, Somerset, S Luke, 6, 13-1-14 (679 kg) in E. Tue (not always: check). [website] ST692604
21.4 ESE Dunkerton, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 5-0-18 (262 kg) in C. Wed. [website] ST711593
31.9 S Camerton, Somerset, S Peter (T), 6, 9-1-15 (477 kg) in G♯. Tue. [website] ST686574
41.9 SW Timsbury, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST667586
51.9 W Farmborough, Somerset, All Saints (T), 6, 9-0-10 (462 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST661605
62 NW 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
72.1 NE Englishcombe, Somerset, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 2,4-7 of 12. [website] ST716628
82.7 E Combe Hay, Somerset, dedication unknown, 4 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] ST734598
92.8 N Newton St Loe, Somerset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in F. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST701648
103 N Corston, Somerset, All Saints, 8, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in A♭. PN alternates: Corston; Newton St Loe. Fri (alt). [website] ST694652
113.3 WSW 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
123.3 ESE Wellow, Somerset, S Julian, 6, 21-2-11 (1097 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST741583
133.3 NE Bath, Somerset, S Michael, Twerton on Avon (GF), 8, 13-1-7 (676 kg) in F♯. [website] ST723647
143.5 SW 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
153.6 S Radstock, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST688546
163.9 NW Compton Dando, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check). [website] ST645646
174.1 N Kelston, Somerset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-2-24 (544 kg) in F♯. [website] ST698669
184.3 SSW Midsomer Norton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 21-1-15 (1086 kg) in E♭. [website] ST662541
194.4 WSW Clutton, Somerset, S Augustine of Hippo (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST622589
204.4 NNE Bath, Somerset, All Saints, Weston (GF), 8, 12-0-21 (619 kg) in F♯. [website] ST730663
214.6 NE Bath, Somerset, Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, 10, 33-0-25 (1688 kg) in C. Anticlockwise. Mon. [website] ST751647
224.6 SW Farrington Gurney, Somerset, S John Bapt, 3 U/R, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] ST634557
234.6 ENE Bath, Somerset, S Matthew, Widcombe, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST755642
244.6 NE Bath, Somerset, S Michael (T), 8, 14-1-9 (728 kg) in E♭. [website] ST750650
254.7 NE Bath, Somerset, Christ Church, Walcot (T), 8, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in G. Sat 09:30. [website] ST748654
264.8 WNW Publow, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 21-0-16 (1074 kg) in D. Wed (not always: check). [website] ST623641
274.9 NE Bath, Somerset, S Stephen, Lansdown (T), 6, 2-3-9 (144 kg) in F. Mon 18:45. [website] ST748660
284.9 NE Bath, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, Bathwick, 10, 18-3-20 (962 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] ST756650
295 S Kilmersdon, Somerset, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. [website] ST695524
305.1 SSE Hemington, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 16-2-27 (850 kg) in F. [website] ST727530
315.4 NW Queen Charlton, Somerset, S Margaret (GF), 6, 7-1-18 (376 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Tue (by arrangement). [website] ST634670
325.6 NE Bath, Somerset, S Saviour, Larkhall (T), 8, 10-3-3 (547 kg) in G. Wed. [website] ST759663
335.6 N Bitton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in E. Mon. [website] ST681693
345.7 S 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
355.7 SSW Chilcompton, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF;T), 12, 19-1-6 (981 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. [website] ST646524
365.7 NNW Keynsham, Somerset, S John Bapt (S), 8, 24-3-27 (1270 kg) in D. Thu. [website] ST654688
375.7 ESE Norton St Philip, Somerset, S Philip & S James, 6, 8-2-10 (436 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST772557
385.8 W Stowey, Somerset, S Nicholas & BVM (GF), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in A. Wed. [website] ST599594
396 SW Ston Easton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 4-0-21 (213 kg) in D. [website] ST623534
406.1 E Freshford, Somerset, S Peter, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. [website] ST789601
416.1 WNW Stanton Drew, Somerset, S Mary V (T), 6, 13-1-8 (677 kg) in F♯. Wed (not always: check) 20:00. [website] ST597631
426.3 SSW 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
436.4 ENE Claverton, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-11 (335 kg) in B♭. [website] ST787641
446.4 NE Swainswick, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-21 (340 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. [website] ST756684
456.4 WSW Hinton Blewett, Somerset, S Margaret, 5, 9-2-18 (491 kg) in G. [website] ST594569
466.5 NE Bathampton, Somerset, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-7 (371 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST777665
476.6 E Winsley, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in D♭. Anticlockwise; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; detached tower. ST799609
486.9 SE Buckland Dinham, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 10-2-19 (542 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] ST754512
496.9 ESE Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, S Leonard (GF), 5, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in C. 4th (4-3-27) is heavier than tenor. Tue (see tower website). [website] ST799574
507 WSW 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