Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Leonard, Watlington, Oxfordshire
Place Watlington
S Leonard
Grid Ref SU684947
Postcode OX49 5LX
Lat, Long 51.64741, -1.01197Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 24 cwt in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 10209
Ring of 8, tenor 24 cwt in E♭
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 24 cwt (~2690 lb or ~1220 kg) in E♭
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Wed 19:00
TowerBase ID 5283View Felstead peals
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 6½ cwt C 30.50" 1663 Henry II Knight R
4 7¼ cwt B♭ 33.50" 1587† Henry I Knight R
5 9 cwt A♭ 36.25" 1663 Henry II Knight R
6 12 cwt G 40.00" 1635 Ellis I Knight R
7 16½ cwt F 45.50" 1785 Charles & John Rudhall R
8 <24-0-8 E♭ 49.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1905 Wrought iron Webb and Bennett
Update log
28/07/2020 Tenor wt now approx [TimJ(#293 info AN) via pNBR]
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]
20/02/2019 PN amended (from Mon 19:30) [Peter Logan (tower member) via e-mail]