Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
21.1 NE Clyst Honiton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 18-2-11 (945 kg) in E. Mon (1st). SX989935
32 NW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
42.3 SSE Clyst St George, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. SX983889
52.3 W Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
62.5 WNW Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
72.8 NNW Poltimore, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue. SX965968
82.8 S Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
93 N Broadclyst, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SX981972
103.3 ENE 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
113.3 W 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
123.4 W Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
133.5 SSW Exminster, Devon, S Martin, 8, 17-3-25 (913 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX945877
143.6 W Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922
153.7 W Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
163.8 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Alphington, 8, 13-1-12 (679 kg) in F. SX918899
173.9 E Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
183.9 W Exeter, Devon, S Thomas Ap, 8, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F♯. Thu. SX912918
193.9 SE Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
204.1 NW Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
214.6 NNW Rewe, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in B♭. SX945992
224.6 NW Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
235 WSW Ide, Devon, S Ida (GF), 6, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A♭. Tue. SX897903
245 S Powderham, Devon, S Clement B&M (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SX972844
255.2 NW Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
265.2 NE Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
275.2 SSE Lympstone, Devon, Nativity of BV (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Wed. SX992842
285.4 SW Kenn, Devon, S Andrew, 6, 13¼ cwt (~670 kg) in F. Tue. SX921857
295.6 NNE Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
305.8 S Kenton, Devon, All Saints, 6, 12-1-1 (623 kg) in F. Mon. SX957833
316.5 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
326.5 N Silverton, Devon, S Mary, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. SS956027
336.7 W Whitestone, Devon, S Catherine (GF), 6, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. Thu. SX868943
346.8 NNW Thorverton, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 10, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SS924021
356.8 NNE Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
366.8 WSW Dunchideock, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SX876876
376.8 WNW Newton St Cyres, Devon, S Cyr & S Julitta, 8, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Wed (with exceptions). SX879980
386.9 SSE Exmouth, Devon, S John Ev, Withycombe Raleigh, 12, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. SY007818
397.2 W Holcombe Burnell, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. SX858916
407.3 NE Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
417.3 E Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
427.3 SE East Budleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in A♭. SY066849
437.4 ESE Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
447.4 N Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
457.7 SSE Exmouth, Devon, S Margaret, Littleham (T), 8, 7-2-11 (386 kg) in G. Mon. SY028813
467.9 ENE Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
477.9 SE Otterton, Devon, S Michael, 6, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. Wed. SY080851
488 NE Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
498.2 WSW Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, S Michael, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in A. SX857865
508.7 NNW Cadbury, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. SS910049