Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Abbotskerswell, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX855687
21 N Newton Abbot, Devon, S Mary, Wolborough (S;T), 8, 15-3-27 (812 kg) in F. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Fri. SX854703
31.3 NW East Ogwell, Devon, S Bartholomew, 6, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in B. SX838700
41.4 ESE Kingskerswell, Devon, S Mary (T), 8, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in G♯. Wed. SX875678
51.6 N Newton Abbot, Devon, S Leonard's Tower, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Tower of former church of S Leonard (Anglican). SX858712
61.9 SW Ipplepen, Devon, S Andrew, 8, 18-1-0 (927 kg) in E. SX833665
71.9 W Denbury, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SX823688
82.1 N Highweek, Devon, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX851720
92.2 E Coffinswell, Devon, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 11-0-5 (561 kg) in F. SX891684
102.5 WSW Torbryan, Devon, Holy Trinity, 4, 14-2-6 (739 kg) in F. SX819668
112.8 NNE Kingsteignton, Devon, S Michael, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. SX871728
123.3 SSE Marldon, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 15-3-0 (800 kg) in F. Wed. SX866635
133.4 ENE Combeinteignhead, Devon, All Saints, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. SX901715
143.7 WSW Broadhempston, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. Mon. SX801662
153.8 SE Torquay, Devon, S George & S Mary, Cockington, 6, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX890637
163.9 ENE Stokeinteignhead, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in G. Mon. SX915704
174 W Woodland, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SX791687
184.2 NW Bickington, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-1-24 (379 kg) in B. SX799726
194.3 ESE Torquay, Devon, S Mary V, St Marychurch, 10, 17-1-24 (887 kg) in E. Tue. SX918659
204.3 SE Torquay, Devon, The Apostle Andrew (Gk Orth), Tor Mohun, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Former church of S Saviour (Anglican) (until 1981); bells owned by Exeter Diocese; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor. SX909643
214.5 SE Torquay, Devon, S Mary Magd, Upton, 8, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in F. Thu. SX913643
224.6 NE Bishopsteignton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX910735
234.6 SW Littlehempston, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. SX812626
244.8 ESE Torquay, Devon, All Saints, Babbacombe, 8, 13-0-26 (672 kg) in F. Wed. SX924652
254.8 SW Staverton, Devon, S Paul de Leon, 6, 19-2-14 (997 kg) in E♭. SX793639
265 SSW Berry Pomeroy, Devon, S Mary, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in E. SX828610
275.3 SSE Paignton, Devon, S John Bapt, 8, 21-3-5 (1107 kg) in E. Tue. SX886608
285.3 S Collaton, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 7-1-25 (380 kg) in G♯. Mon. SX864601
295.7 SW Dartington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in F. SX785626
305.9 ENE Teignmouth, Devon, S James Less, W Teignmouth (GF;T), 8, 12-2-17 (643 kg) in F♯. PN shared: S Michael(exc last); S James(last, earlier); rung from porch. Tue (last) 19:00. SX939731
315.9 NNE Ideford, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in B♭. SX894774
326.1 SSW Totnes, Devon, S Mary, 8, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. SX802604
336.1 ENE Teignmouth, Devon, S Michael, E Teignmouth, 8, 22-1-0 (1130 kg) in E♭. PN shared: S Michael(exc last); S James(last, earlier). Tue (exc last). SX943730
346.2 W Ashburton, Devon, S Andrew, 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. Former 3rd is on floor of Exeter, S Petrock. Wed. SX755697
356.3 NW Ilsington, Devon, S Michael (S), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G. SX785761
366.5 NNW Bovey Tracey, Devon, S Peter, S Paul, & S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. SX820786
376.7 N Chudleigh, Devon, S Mary & S Martin (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SX866794
387.1 W Buckfast, Devon, Abbey Ch of S Mary (RC) (T), 12, 41-1-3 (2097 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 2♯ and 6♭. SX741674
397.1 WSW Buckfastleigh, Devon, Ruined ch of Holy Trinity, 8, 15-2-21 (797 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SX742665
407.2 S Stoke Gabriel, Devon, S Gabriel (T), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SX849571
417.6 NNE Ashcombe, Devon, S Nectan (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; three-quarter wheels. SX912795
427.7 NNW Hennock, Devon, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 2-4,6 of 12. [website] SX830809
437.8 NE Dawlish, Devon, S Gregory (T), 8, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SX953766
447.9 SW Harberton, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Wed. SX778586
458.2 SSE Churston Ferrers, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. SX904564
468.3 S Cornworthy, Devon, S Peter, 6, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in F♯. SX829555
478.4 WSW Rattery, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. SX740615
488.4 N Trusham, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SX855821
498.4 WSW Dean Prior, Devon, S George M, 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in F♯. SX730635
508.5 S Dittisham, Devon, S George (T), 6, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SX861550