Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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518.9 NNE Cadeleigh, Devon, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. SS913079
529.2 NNE Bickleigh, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue (Winter). SS942071
539.3 S Chudleigh, Devon, S Mary & S Martin (T), 8, 12-2-23 (645 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SX866794
549.4 E Rockbeare, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune. SY020952
559.6 SSE 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
569.6 WNW Bow, Devon, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 14-0-4 (713 kg) in F♯. Thu. SS727006
579.6 SSW Lustleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-0 (610 kg) in G. Wed. SX784812
589.8 ESE Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
599.9 SE Lympstone, Devon, Nativity of BV (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. SX992842
6010 NW Down St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-16 (401 kg) in A♭. SS742044
6110.1 NW Morchard Bishop, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. SS772074
6210.2 SSW Bovey Tracey, Devon, S Peter, S Paul, & S Thomas of Canterbury (S;T), 8, 14-2-26 (748 kg) in F♯. Mon. SX820786
6310.2 NE Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
6410.3 SW North Bovey, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. SX739838
6510.4 ENE Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
6610.6 E Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
6710.6 S Ideford, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in B♭. SX894774
6810.7 W Spreyton, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Tue. SX697967
6910.8 NE Butterleigh, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SS974081
7010.9 SW Manaton, Devon, S Winifred, 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in B♭. SX749812
7111 WNW Zeal Monachorum, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-26 (418 kg) in G♯. SS719040
7211.1 E Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
7311.1 N Cruwys Morchard, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. SS874121
7411.2 WSW Chagford, Devon, S Michael (S;T), 8, 18-0-22 (924 kg) in E. Tue (exc Aug). SX701875
7511.3 ENE Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
7611.4 NNW Washford Pyne, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS812118
7711.6 SE Exmouth, Devon, S John Ev, Withycombe Raleigh, 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. SY007818
7812.1 NW Lapford, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Fri. SS731082
7912.2 NNW Thelbridge, Devon, S David (GF), 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SS787121
8012.2 SSE Dawlish, Devon, S Gregory (T), 8, 11-2-21 (594 kg) in F♯. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SX953766
8112.3 N Templeton, Devon, S Margaret (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS887140
8212.4 SSW Ilsington, Devon, S Michael (S), 6, 10-3-13 (552 kg) in G. SX785761
8312.4 NNE Tiverton, Devon, S Paul (GF), 6, 8-3-5 (447 kg) in A. Fri. SS951125
8412.4 NE Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
8512.6 ENE Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
8612.6 WSW Throwleigh, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Thu (not always: check). SX667907
8712.7 NNE Tiverton, Devon, S Peter, 8, 25-2-18 (1304 kg) in D. Tue. SS954128
8812.8 WSW Gidleigh, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 7-2-25 (392 kg) in A. Tuning: 1♭,2-5 of 6. SX670883
8912.8 ENE Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
9012.8 SE Exmouth, Devon, S Margaret, Littleham (T), 8, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G. Mon. SY028813
9112.9 NNE Calverleigh, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 5-0-22 (264 kg) in C. SS923143
9213.2 SSE Bishopsteignton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-0-25 (469 kg) in A♭. Thu. SX910735
9313.2 E Venn Ottery, Devon, S Gregory (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 2nd; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3. SY078911
9413.2 NNW Witheridge, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 23-3-6 (1209 kg) in D. Fri. SS803145
9513.3 W South Tawton, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in E. Tue. SX652944
9613.3 S Kingsteignton, Devon, S Michael, 8, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in F. SX871728
9713.4 NNW East Worlington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 5-1-23 (277 kg) in B. SS774137
9813.4 NNW West Worlington, Devon, S Mary, 6, 7-3-21 (403 kg) in A. SS769134
9913.4 NW Coldridge, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G♯. Fri. SS698076
10013.4 WNW North Tawton, Devon, S Peter, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. SS664017