Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Lechlade, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SU214995
21.1 SE Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
32.8 NE Langford, Oxfordshire, S Matthew, 6, 8-2-25 (443 kg) in A. Tue. SP249025
43.6 NNW Eastleach Martin, Gloucestershire, S Michael & S Martin (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Anticlockwise; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,3,5 of 6. SP202052
53.7 NE Broadwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. Unringable; future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP252041
63.8 SSE Coleshill, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Shellingford. Thu (2nd). SU235937
73.8 WSW Kempsford, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU161964
84.1 WNW Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
94.4 SSW Highworth, Wiltshire, S Michael, 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu (1st). SU200925
104.6 ENE Clanfield, Oxfordshire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP283021
114.6 SSW Hannington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in F♯. SU181928
124.8 WSW Castle Eaton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU146959
134.8 NE Alvescot, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in A. SP273046
145.1 SE Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
155.1 NW Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
165.1 ESE Faringdon, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 8, 17-1-7 (880 kg) in E. Mon. SU288957
175.3 ENE Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in B♭. SP286042
185.6 NW Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
195.7 S Sevenhampton, Wiltshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Unringable. SU209903
206.1 W Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
216.2 SSW Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
226.3 NNE Shilton, Oxfordshire, Holy Rood (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP267082
236.5 ENE Bampton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 8, 23-0-4 (1170 kg) in D. Mon. SP312033
246.6 SSE Longcot, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU273907
256.7 SW Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
266.7 SSE Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 10, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in F. Mon. SU240890
277.3 S South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. SU195879
287.3 NE Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, S Britius, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SP299075
297.4 NW Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
307.5 WSW Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
317.5 ESE Shellingford, Oxfordshire, S Faith (GF), 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. PN shared with Coleshill. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU319935
327.9 WSW Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
338 E Buckland, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). SU342982
348 SSW Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, S Margaret of Antioch (GF), 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G. Wed. SU179871
358.1 WSW Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
368.2 ENE Aston, Oxfordshire, S James (GF), 6, 12-2-11 (640 kg) in G. Wed. SP342030
378.3 SE Uffington, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). SU302893
388.4 NNE Burford, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Fri. SP253124
398.5 N Windrush, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SP193130
408.6 NNE Asthall, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in B. SP287113
418.7 W Driffield, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; Hung for dead-rope ringing; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU074997
428.7 N Great Barrington, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. [website] SP205134
438.7 ESE Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, S Denys, 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G♯. Tue. SU341934
448.8 N Taynton, Oxfordshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. SP234135
458.8 NNE Fulbrook, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 4-0-13 (209 kg) in C. Fri (1st). SP258130
469.2 SSW Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867
479.2 WNW Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
489.4 W Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
499.6 SSE Ashbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Bishopstone; anticlockwise. Thu (1st, 3rd). SU265849
509.9 NNW Sherborne, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G♯. [website] SP168147