Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
20.6 W Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
32.4 WNW Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
42.4 S Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
53 E 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
63.9 SW Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
74.7 W Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
85 NW Coln Rogers, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C♭. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SP087096
95.1 SE Lechlade, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 13-0-17 (668 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SU214995
105.4 S Kempsford, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU161964
115.5 NNE Windrush, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise. [website] SP193130
125.6 NW Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
135.7 S Castle Eaton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU146959
145.9 WSW Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
155.9 SW 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
166 N Sherborne, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G♯. [website] SP168147
176.1 NNE Great Barrington, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. [website] SP205134
186.1 E 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
196.1 ESE Langford, Oxfordshire, S Matthew, 6, 8-2-25 (443 kg) in A. Tue. SP249025
206.2 SE Buscot, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A♭. SU226981
216.3 SSW Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
226.4 N Farmington, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SP136152
236.4 NNW Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
246.9 SSW Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
257.2 NE Taynton, Oxfordshire, S John Ev, 6, 6-0-27 (317 kg) in B♭. SP234135
267.3 ENE Shilton, Oxfordshire, Holy Rood (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP267082
277.3 WSW Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
287.4 E Alvescot, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in A. SP273046
297.7 NE Burford, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 17-3-0 (902 kg) in E. Fri. SP253124
307.7 NW Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
317.8 SSE Hannington, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10-1-15 (528 kg) in F♯. SU181928
327.9 NNE Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-1-3 (573 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SP195171
337.9 SSW 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
348 WSW Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
358 SW South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
368.1 NE Fulbrook, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (T), 6, 4-0-13 (209 kg) in C. Fri (1st). SP258130
378.2 NNW Turkdean, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). One bell (or more) from ring unhung; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP107174
388.2 ESE Clanfield, Oxfordshire, S Stephen (GF;T), 8, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in F♯. Wed. SP283021
398.2 E Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in B♭. SP286042
408.2 WSW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
418.3 WSW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
428.3 SSE Highworth, Wiltshire, S Michael, 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Thu (1st). SU200925
438.6 WNW North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
448.7 SE Coleshill, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. PN shared with Shellingford. Thu (2nd). SU235937
458.9 WNW Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
468.9 S Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
479.1 ENE Asthall, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-10 (309 kg) in B. SP287113
489.2 E Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, S Britius, 6 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. SP299075
499.2 NW Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
509.3 N Cold Aston, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-3-16 (299 kg) in B. 4th (6-0-10) is heavier than tenor. [website] SP127199