Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Fritwell, Oxfordshire, S Olave, 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SP524293
21.5 N Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
31.8 WSW Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286
42.4 NNW Aynho, Northamptonshire, S Michael (T), 8, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in F. Tue (2nd, 4th). SP514330
52.7 ESE Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 3, 8-3-8 (448 kg) in A. SP566283
62.7 W North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
72.8 SW Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP494258
83 NNE Croughton, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Tue (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP545335
93.6 WSW Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP475260
103.7 SW Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP484248
113.8 S Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Wed. SP530232
123.8 WNW Deddington, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-3-3 (801 kg) in F. Mon. SP467317
134.2 W Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
144.2 SW Rousham, Oxfordshire, S Leonard & S James (GF), 6, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. SP479241
154.3 SE Caversfield, Oxfordshire, S Laurence (GF), 5, 4-3-16 (249 kg) in D♭. SP580252
164.6 NNW King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. SP497361
175 NW Adderbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 24-0-14 (1226 kg) in D. Tue. SP470353
185.1 E Fringford, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP606291
195.2 NE Evenley, Northamptonshire, S George, 5, 6-3-26 (355 kg) in A. SP584351
205.4 SSE Chesterton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 3, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. SP561213
215.5 WSW Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
225.6 ESE Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, S Mary & S Edburga (GF;T), 5, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. SP608260
235.7 SE Bicester, Oxfordshire, S Edburg (T), 10, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. SP582222
246 ENE Mixbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. Ringing restricted (invitees only); ropes fall in a straight line. SP609339
256.2 WSW Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
266.3 SSW Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-1-19 (834 kg) in E. Mon. SP500194
276.4 SE Launton, Oxfordshire, Assumption of BVM, 6, 6-3-21 (352 kg) in B♭. Tue. SP604228
286.4 SSW Tackley, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 13-3-15 (705 kg) in F. SP475201
296.5 NE Brackley, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 8, 13-2-27 (698 kg) in F. Mon. SP591373
306.6 N Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP536397
316.6 NW Bodicote, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Mon. SP459376
326.7 WSW Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP420266
336.7 S Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire, Blessed Virgin Mary (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SP530185
347.1 NW Bloxham, Oxfordshire, Our Lady of Bloxham (GF), 8, 26-3-7 (1362 kg) in C♯. Fri. SP429356
357.1 S Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. SP506180
367.2 ENE Westbury, Buckinghamshire, S Augustine (GF), 3 U/R, 5-3-19 (301 kg) in C♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SP622356
377.3 ENE Finmere, Oxfordshire, S Michael (GF), 3, 10-2-0 (533 kg) in A. Ropes fall in a straight line. SP636331
387.7 WNW South Newington, Oxfordshire, S Peter ad Vincula, 5, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in F♯. SP407333
397.8 W Great Tew, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 22-0-10 (1122 kg) in D. Mon. SP399288
407.8 SE Ambrosden, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 20-1-6 (1031 kg) in E. SP602194
417.9 SW Wootton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP438198
428 N Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP536420
438 NNW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401
448.1 WSW Kiddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP411229
458.1 N Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
468.2 NE Whitfield, Northamptonshire, S John Ev (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP607395
478.2 NNW Banbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 10, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 12-bell chime. Wed. SP453405
488.3 NNE Greatworth, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B. SP552423
498.5 ENE Shalstone, Buckinghamshire, S Edward Conf & K (GF), 5, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A♭. SP641364
508.5 ESE Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V (T), 5, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SP647232