Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Leonard, Watlington, Oxfordshire
Place Watlington
S Leonard
Grid Ref SU684947
Lat, Long 51.64741, -1.01197Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode OX49 5LX
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 24 cwt in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
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]
Ring of 8, tenor 24 cwt in E♭
TowerBase 5283View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 24 cwt (~2690 lb or ~1220 kg) in E♭
Practice Wed 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-1 E♭ 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 B♭ 33.50" 1587† Henry I Knight R
5 9cwt A♭ 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 E♭ 49.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1905 Wrought iron Webb and Bennett