Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Whimple, Devon, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 12-2-15 (642 kg) in G. Mon. SY044972
21.9 SW 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
32 NNW Clyst St Lawrence, Devon, S Lawrence, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SY026999
42.1 NE Talaton, Devon, S James A&M (GF;T), 6, 12-2-22 (645 kg) in F. SY067997
52.8 NNW Clyst Hydon, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. ST035016
63.3 S Aylesbeare, Devon, Blessed Virgin Mary (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). SY037919
73.5 ESE Ottery St Mary, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 8, 18-2-14 (946 kg) in E. Rung from transept : south. Mon. SY098955
83.6 N Plymtree, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in G. Wed. ST051029
93.9 W Broadclyst, Devon, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-25 (1027 kg) in E♭. PN: by arrangement. SX981972
104 NE Payhembury, Devon, S Mary V (T), 6, 15-3-22 (810 kg) in E. ST088017
114.1 SW Clyst Honiton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 18-2-11 (945 kg) in E. Mon (1st). SX989935
124.2 ENE Feniton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Fri 19:00. SY108994
134.3 SSE 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
144.8 W Poltimore, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue. SX965968
155.1 NNW Bradninch, Devon, S Disen, 8, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Mon 19:00. SS999041
165.1 SW Sowton, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in G. Thu. SX975925
175.2 SE Harpford, Devon, S Gregory Gt (GF), 6, 7-0-6 (358 kg) in A. Thu. SY090903
185.3 ENE Buckerell, Devon, S Mary & S Giles, 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Awliscombe. Tue (alt). ST123003
195.6 E Gittisham, Devon, S Michael (T), 5, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. SY133983
205.7 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Pinhoe (GF;T), 8, 10-0-19 (517 kg) in G♯. Tue (with exceptions). SX955949
215.9 NE Broadhembury, Devon, S Andrew A&M, 6, 20-0-8 (1020 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Thu. ST101047
226.2 W Rewe, Devon, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in B♭. SX945992
236.3 ENE Awliscombe, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 19-2-0 (991 kg) in F. PN alternates with Buckerell. Tue (alt). ST133018
246.3 NNW Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew, 10, 19-2-4 (992 kg) in D. Mon. ST021071
256.4 SW Clyst St George, Devon, S George (GF;T), 6, 10-2-21 (543 kg) in A♭. Fri 20:00. SX983889
266.4 WNW Silverton, Devon, S Mary, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in F. Thu 20:00. SS956027
276.5 W Stoke Canon, Devon, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-3-19 (504 kg) in G. Mon 19:00. SX939980
286.6 SSW Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun, 8, 23-0-3 (1170 kg) in D. Wed (1st). SY009871
296.7 SSE Colaton Raleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G♯. Wed. SY081871
306.8 ESE Sidbury, Devon, S Giles & S Peter (T), 8, 16-1-23 (836 kg) in E. Thu. SY139917
316.9 NNE Kentisbeare, Devon, S Mary, 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Wed. ST067081
327.1 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Mark (S;T), 10, 12-1-19 (631 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SX935934
337.3 W Brampford Speke, Devon, S Peter, 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B. SX927982
347.3 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Michael & All Angels, Heavitree (T), 8, 25-3-2 (1309 kg) in E♭. Thu. SX937922
357.5 SW Exeter, Devon, S Margaret, Topsham (GF), 6, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in F♯. Thu 20:00. SX965880
367.7 ENE Honiton, Devon, S Paul, 8, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] ST163007
377.7 S East Budleigh, Devon, All Saints, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in A♭. SY066849
387.8 ENE Combe Raleigh, Devon, S Nicholas (S;T), 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in B. Mon 15:00. [website] ST158023
397.8 ENE Honiton, Devon, S Michael, Old Church, 6, 22½ cwt (~1140 kg) in E♭. Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed on front four only. SY166999
407.8 SSE Otterton, Devon, S Michael, 6, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in F♯. Wed. SY080851
417.9 SE Sidmouth, Devon, S Nicholas, 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E. Tue. SY125873
428 E Farway, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 11-0-14 (565 kg) in A♭. Thu. SY172964
438 WNW Thorverton, Devon, S Thomas of Canterbury (T), 10, 15-0-4 (764 kg) in F. SS924021
448 NNW Butterleigh, Devon, S Matthew (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. SS974081
458.2 WSW 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
468.2 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 5-0-0 (254 kg) in B. SX919925
478.3 SE Salcombe Regis, Devon, S Mary & S Peter, 3, 10-1-18 (529 kg) in G. SY148888
488.3 W Upton Pyne, Devon, Our Lady, 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Only limited ringing allowed. SX910977
498.4 WSW Exeter, Devon, S David, 8, 11-2-23 (595 kg) in G. Wed. SX915931
508.4 WSW Exeter, Devon, S Mary Steps, 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SX917922