Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, S Candida & Holy Cross (T), 8, 16-3-26 (863 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SY396954
22.2 SE Chideock, Dorset, S Giles, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] SY421928
32.3 WSW Charmouth, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY364936
43.2 ESE Symondsbury, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] SY445936
53.8 WSW Lyme Regis, Dorset, S Michael Archangel, 10, 10-3-18 (554 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SY343922
64.5 NW Hawkchurch, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-8 (588 kg) in G. [website] ST343004
74.6 WSW Uplyme, Devon, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. SY324935
84.7 ESE Bridport, Dorset, S Mary, 8, 21-0-0 (1067 kg) in E♭. Thu 20:00. [website] SY465926
94.8 NE Stoke Abbott, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 14-0-21 (721 kg) in F. [website] ST453005
105.1 NNW Thorncombe, Dorset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-24 (1027 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] ST375033
115.2 NNE Broadwindsor, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 14-2-16 (744 kg) in F. [website] ST437026
125.2 ENE Netherbury, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY470994
135.3 E Bradpole, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Tue. [website] SY480942
145.9 E Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd, 6, 19-1-3 (979 kg) in E♭. County books / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] SY491942
156.3 NE Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary of The Annunciation, 10, 22-1-27 (1143 kg) in D. Wed. [website] ST478012
166.5 WNW Axminster, Devon, S Mary (T), 10, 23-1-15 (1188 kg) in C♯. Wed (alt: check). [website] SY296984
176.8 ESE Shipton Gorge, Dorset, S Martin (GF), 6, 4-3-24 (252 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. [website] SY497914
186.8 ESE Burton Bradstock, Dorset, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-19 (491 kg) in F♯. Thu 19:00. [website] SY488895
196.9 NNW Winsham, Somerset, S Stephen (GF), 8, 13-2-11 (691 kg) in F. Rung from chancel. [website] ST374062
207.5 W Musbury, Devon, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G♭. Mon 20:00. SY275945
217.5 E Powerstock, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 20 cwt (~1020 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SY516961
227.8 NW Chardstock, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 12-1-27 (635 kg) in F♯. ST308044
237.8 W Kilmington, Devon, S Giles, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in G. SY273979
248.4 ENE Toller Whelme, Dorset, S John (GF), 5, 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F♯. Steel bells; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3,3,5 of 6. [website] ST516015
258.4 NNE South Perrott, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 6-2-7 (333 kg) in B♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST472066
268.5 E Askerswell, Dorset, S Michael (T), 6, 8-2-23 (442 kg) in G♯. Thu. [website] SY529925
278.8 WNW Membury, Devon, S John Bapt, 6, 14-3-19 (758 kg) in E♭. ST276029
289 W Shute, Devon, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in B♭. Rung from chancel crossing. Mon (not always: check). [website] SY252974
299.1 WSW Axmouth, Devon, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. An exceptionally unusual and interesting bellframe (JGMS); unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SY256910
309.2 NNW Chard, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 8, 20-0-15 (1023 kg) in D. Tue. [website] ST322082
319.3 W Colyton, Devon, S Andrew (T), 8, 24-3-16 (1265 kg) in D. SY246940
329.3 NNE Crewkerne, Somerset, S Bartholomew, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in D. Mon. [website] ST439098
339.5 NNW Chaffcombe, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 10-2-6 (536 kg) in F. Wed. [website] ST353101
349.6 ESE Puncknowle, Dorset, S Mary BV (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] SY534886
359.7 WSW Seaton, Devon, S Gregory, 8, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F♯. SY247905
369.7 WNW Dalwood, Devon, S Peter, 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. ST247005
379.8 NE Corscombe, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. [website] ST522048
389.9 NW Wambrook, Somerset, Blessed Virgin Mary, 5, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. [website] ST293077
3910 NNE North Perrott, Somerset, S Martin, 6, 9-2-9 (487 kg) in G. [website] ST472095
4010.1 ESE Litton Cheney, Dorset, S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-23 (696 kg) in F. Tue (check with contact). [website] SY551907
4110.4 E Toller Porcorum, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 8-2-16 (439 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY562980
4210.7 NNE Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST471109
4310.8 N Hinton St George, Somerset, S George (T), 6, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in E. [website] ST418126
4411 WNW Stockland, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in F. Fri. ST244045
4511 N Dowlish Wake, Somerset, S Andrew, 8, 7-3-10 (398 kg) in A♭. Thu (check with contact). [website] ST375129
4611 WSW Beer, Devon, S Michael, 5, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SY229893
4711.1 ENE Rampisham, Dorset, S Michael & All Angels, 5, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in F. [website] ST561022
4811.2 NNE Merriott, Somerset, All Saints, 6, 12-0-12 (615 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST442128
4911.2 ESE Long Bredy, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8-2-9 (436 kg) in G. [website] SY570906
5011.4 N Kingstone, Somerset, S John & All Saints (GF), 6, 10-1-2 (522 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. [website] ST378136