Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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75151.4 WSW Luxulyan, Cornwall, S Cyrus & S Julietta (GF), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. SX051580
75251.5 NE 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
75351.6 NE Mark, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (check with contact) 20:00. [website] ST380478
75451.8 NE Street, Somerset, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 20-1-24 (1040 kg) in E♭. [website] ST488371
75552 E Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
75652.1 ENE Lillington, Dorset, S Martin, 5, 6-1-9 (322 kg) in B♭. [website] ST629127
75752.1 NE Meare, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary & All Saints (GF), 6, 15-2-6 (790 kg) in E♭. [website] ST455417
75852.1 W St Endellion, Cornwall, S Endellienta (GF), 6, 8-3-12 (450 kg) in A. SW996786
75952.1 NE East Brent, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 16-0-25 (824 kg) in E. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST343519
76052.2 NE Butleigh, Somerset, S Leonard (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] ST520339
76152.2 ENE Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, S Mary Magd, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] ST547300
76252.3 ENE West Camel, Somerset, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST580246
76352.3 ENE Marston Magna, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 13-1-22 (683 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] ST593223
76452.4 W Egloshayle, Cornwall, S Petrock (GF), 8, 12-1-25 (634 kg) in F♯. SX000719
76552.4 NE 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
76652.4 ENE Cerne Abbas, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Thu 19:00. [website] ST665012
76752.5 E Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
76852.5 NNE Brean, Somerset, S Bridget (GF;T), 5, 8-2-3 (433 kg) in A. Rung from porch. Fri 16:00. [website] ST296559
76952.5 ENE Babcary, Somerset, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] ST561287
77052.6 N Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Illtyd (T), 6, 11-3-17 (605 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS966687
77152.8 N St Athan, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Tathan, 6 U/R, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. Unringable. ST017680
77252.9 NE Glastonbury, Somerset, S Benedict (T), 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] ST497388
77352.9 NE Lympsham, Somerset, S Christopher, 6, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in F♯. PN rotates: Brent Knoll; East Brent; Lympsham. Tue (rotates: see website). [website] ST335541
77452.9 NNE Porthkerry, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Curig (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST082666
77553.1 NE Glastonbury, Somerset, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. [website] ST499390
77653.2 ENE 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
77753.2 E Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
77853.2 ENE Longburton, Dorset, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-26 (406 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] ST648127
77953.2 N Llanmaes, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Catwg (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: 1,2,2 of 4. SS980694
78053.3 ENE Queen Camel, Somerset, S Barnabas (T), 6, 36-3-7 (1870 kg) in C. Wed (by arrangement). [website] ST597249
78153.4 ENE 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
78253.5 E Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
78353.6 NE Baltonsborough, Somerset, S Dunstan (T), 6, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in D. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] ST541347
78453.6 WSW Withiel, Cornwall, S Clement (GF), 6, 6-0-16 (312 kg) in A. SW994653
78553.6 WSW Charlestown, Cornwall, S Paul (GF), 6, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in E♭. Fri. SX036521
78653.6 ENE Sandford Orcas, Dorset, S Nicholas, 6, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] ST622210
78753.7 NE 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
78853.9 W St Breocke, Cornwall, S Breock (GF), 6, 7-1-27 (381 kg) in B♭. SW977717
78953.9 NNE Penmark, The Vale of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Wales, S Mary, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. PN rotates: Llancarfan; Penmark; Porthkerry. Thu (on a rota basis). [website] ST058688
79053.9 NE Wedmore, Somerset, S Mary (T), 8, 30-0-5 (1526 kg) in C♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri 09:30. [website] ST434479
79153.9 E Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829
79254 ENE Weston Bampfylde, Somerset, Holy Cross (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Three-quarter wheels; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. [website] ST610249
79354.1 ENE 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
79454.2 W St Minver, Cornwall, S Menefrida (GF), 6, 9-1-11 (475 kg) in A♭. Tue. SW964770
79554.2 ENE Buckland Newton, Dorset, Holy Rood, 6, 15-1-26 (787 kg) in E. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (2nd, 3rd, 4th). [website] ST687052
79654.2 ENE Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 11-3-19 (606 kg) in G. Fri. [website] ST680081
79754.3 NE Biddisham, Somerset, S John Bapt (GF), 4, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] ST381534
79854.4 ENE South Barrow, Somerset, S Peter (T), 3, 5-3-3 (293 kg) in A♭. [website] ST601278
79954.4 NNE Uphill, Somerset, S Nicholas, Old Church (GF), 6, 9-3-9 (499 kg) in G♯. Access to church by steep footpath. ST316583
80054.5 NE Badgworth, Somerset, S Congar, 5, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in F♯. [website] ST395526