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Place Watlington
S Leonard
Grid Ref SU684947
Lat, Long 51.64741, -1.01197 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode OX49 5LX
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County Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 5283 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 24cwt (~2690lb or ~1220kg) in Eb
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Wed 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Updates 28/07/2020: Tenor wt now approx [TimJ(#293 info AN) via pNBR]
20/02/2019: PN amended (from Mon 19:30) [Peter Logan (tower member) via e-mail]


Watlington, Oxfordshire
S Leonard
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-1 Eb 30.25" 1905 Mears & Stainbank D
2 6-1-10 D 31.00" 1905 Mears & Stainbank D
3 6½cwt C 30.50" 1663 Henry II Knight R
4 7¼cwt Bb 33.50" 1587† Henry I Knight R
5 9cwt Ab 36.25" 1663 Henry II Knight R
6 12cwt G 40.00" 1635 Ellis I Knight R
7 16½cwt F 45.50" 1785 Charles & John Rudhall R
8 <24-0-8 Eb 49.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
Source: M Smith; Dove tenor wt; CBC; D Sloman(Sharpe); JCB

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 28/07/2020
Recent updates and other information:
28/07/2020: 3-8: canon info added; tenor wt amended(pre canon removal value) [Martin Smith via 00013926]
28/07/2020: 1,2: canon info added [John Baldwin via database]