Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Longworth, Oxfordshire
Place Longworth
S Mary
Grid Ref SU383994
Postcode OX13 5DY
Lat, Long 51.69265, -1.44597Locate 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 I by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 10 cwt in GSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 16244
Ring of 5, tenor 10 cwt in G
Bells 5 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10 cwt (~1120 lb or ~510 kg) in G (785.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; future plans: to become 6; anticlockwise
TowerBase ID 3149View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾ cwt 1186.0 D 27.25" 1807 James Wells Y N
2 5½ cwt 1057.0 C 29.88" 1746 Henry III Bagley Y 4
3 6¼ cwt 982.5 B 31.50" 1662 Richard Keene Y 4
4 7½ cwt 866.0 A 34.63" 1662 Richard Keene Y 4
5 10 cwt 785.0 G 38.63" 1662 Richard Keene Y 4
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Nu1 E 2017 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
Sanctus 2617.0 E 10.00" c1890 A N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Sanctus c1890 Wrought iron unidentified NonStandard
1 1,2,3,4,5 of 5 c1662 Oak unidentified 6.A 5.3
Update log
10/01/2021 Restoration project is on hold (but there is a firm intention to complete the project at some point). [Mark Walker, WoA]