Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, S Michael, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. SX857865
21.1 S Ashton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1♭,2-6 of 6. SX856846
31.4 ENE Dunchideock, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SX876876
41.6 SW Christow, Devon, S James (GF), 8, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. SX836850
52.5 W Bridford, Devon, S Thomas a Becket (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX815863
62.7 S Trusham, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. SX855821
73.2 N Holcombe Burnell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SX858916
83.2 WNW Dunsford, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in G. Fri. SX812892
93.5 NE Ide, Devon, S Ida (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX897903
103.8 SSW 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
114 E Kenn, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F. Tue. SX921857
124.4 ENE Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Alphington, 8, 13-1-12 (679 kg) in F. SX918899
134.4 S Chudleigh, Devon, S Mary & S Martin (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SX866794
144.7 NE Exeter, Devon, S Thomas Ap, 8, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX912918
154.9 N Whitestone, Devon, S Catherine (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu. SX868943
165.2 NE Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922
175.4 SSW Bovey Tracey, Devon, S Peter, S Paul, & S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. SX820786
185.4 NE Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
195.5 NE Exeter, Devon, Cath Ch of S Peter, 12, 72-2-2 (3684 kg) in B♭. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Sat (3rd). [website] SX921925
205.5 NE Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
215.5 SE 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
225.5 SW Lustleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Wed. SX784812
235.5 E Exminster, Devon, S Martin, 8, 17-3-25 (913 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX945877
245.9 NNW Tedburn St Mary, Devon, S Mary V, 6, 10-0-6 (511 kg) in F. SX806944
256.1 SSE Ideford, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in B♭. SX894774
266.1 NE Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
276.3 W Moretonhampstead, Devon, S Andrew (S;T), 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. SX755860
286.5 NE Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
296.6 ESE Kenton, Devon, All Saints, 6, 12-1-1 (623 kg) in F. Mon. SX957833
306.8 E Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
316.8 NW Cheriton Bishop, Devon, S Mary, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. SX773935
327.3 E Powderham, Devon, S Clement B&M (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX972844
337.3 N Newton St Cyres, Devon, S Cyr & S Julitta, 8, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). SX879980
347.4 WSW Manaton, Devon, S Winifred, 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in B♭. SX749812
357.5 WSW North Bovey, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. SX739838
367.7 NNE Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
377.8 SSW Ilsington, Devon, S Michael (S), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G. SX785761
388 WNW Drewsteignton, Devon, Holy Trinity, 6, 13-3-7 (702 kg) in E. SX736908
398 ENE Clyst St George, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. SX983889
408 NE Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
418.3 ENE Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
428.5 NNE Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
438.5 E Lympstone, Devon, Nativity of BV (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. SX992842
448.5 S Kingsteignton, Devon, S Michael, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. SX871728
458.5 SE Dawlish, Devon, S Gregory (T), 8, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SX953766
468.6 N Crediton, Devon, Holy Cross, 12, 26-2-23 (1357 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SS836002
478.7 SSE Bishopsteignton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX910735
488.8 NE Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
499 S Highweek, Devon, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-11 (577 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). SX851720
509.1 N Shobrooke, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 12-2-10 (640 kg) in F. Thu. SS862011