Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
21.5 WSW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
32.3 NW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
42.6 NNW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
53 SE Ashley, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 3 cwt (~150 kg) in F. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. ST931947
63.6 SSW Tetbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary V & S Mary Magdalen, 8, 16¾ cwt (~850 kg) in E. Bells 2-8 are maiden and listed. Fri. [website] ST890929
73.8 S Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
84 W Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
94.1 NE Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
104.6 N Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
114.7 WNW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
125.2 NW Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
135.4 NNE Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
145.5 E Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
155.6 S Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
166.3 ESE Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
176.5 SE Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
186.9 WNW Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032
196.9 NW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
206.9 NE Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. Unringable - modified for chiming only but ringing fittings remain in tower; anticlockwise. [website] SO993049
216.9 S Easton Grey, Wiltshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST880876
226.9 SSE Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
237.2 NNW Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
247.3 SSE Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
257.5 WNW Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, S Cyr (T), 6, 17¼ cwt (~880 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO799050
267.8 NNE Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
277.8 ENE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
287.8 ENE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
298 SE Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
308.2 NNE Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
318.2 E Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
328.3 SSW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
338.4 WNW Coaley, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in G. Probably the last ring to have been cast at Gloucester. [website] SO771017
348.6 N Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
358.7 WNW Eastington, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO782057
368.8 NW Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
378.9 E Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
389 ESE Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943
399 W Cam, Gloucestershire, S George (T), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST757993
409 W Dursley, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 8, 19-2-9 (995 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST756981
419.2 E South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
429.2 NE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
439.2 NNE Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
449.3 NW Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
459.4 WSW Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in F. Tue. ST760934
469.4 NNE Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
479.9 SSW Luckington, Wiltshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-4 of 5. ST837840
4810 NE Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
4910.1 N Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
5010.3 ENE Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018