Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Hanwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SP435435
21.2 WNW Horley, Oxfordshire, S Etheldreda (GF), 6, 6-3-17 (351 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. SP416439
31.3 SSW Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. SP428415
41.3 NNW Shotteswell, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SP426455
51.6 SW Wroxton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. SP417417
62.2 SSE 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
72.4 SSE Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401
82.5 N Mollington, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 4-2-6 (231 kg) in C. Fri (not always: check). SP442474
92.8 NE Cropredy, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 16-1-16 (833 kg) in F. Mon. SP468466
102.8 WNW Hornton, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders. SP392450
113.4 E Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
123.7 N Farnborough, Warwickshire, S Botolph, 6, 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP433495
133.8 ENE Wardington, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 16-3-16 (858 kg) in E♭. SP490463
143.9 W Shenington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. SP372427
154 SSE Bodicote, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Mon. SP459376
164 ESE Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
174.2 NNE Claydon, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 3 U/R, 6-0-3 (306 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP456500
184.4 NNW Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 5, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. Only limited ringing allowed; No mains electricity in tower. [website] SP411502
194.5 SW Tadmarton, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-15 (566 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP392378
204.9 S Bloxham, Oxfordshire, Our Lady of Bloxham (GF), 8, 26-3-7 (1362 kg) in C♯. Fri. SP429356
215 SW Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP378378
225 NW Radway, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. [website] SP368480
235 NE Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 5, 12-1-5 (625 kg) in F. Thu (alt). SP498487
245.1 ENE Edgcote, Northamptonshire, S James (GF), 4 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G♯. Unringable. SP504479
255.4 NNW Burton Dassett, Warwickshire, All Saints, 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. No regular ringing. [website] SP398514
265.4 NNW Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Clare (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] SP416521
275.5 SSE Adderbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 24-0-14 (1226 kg) in D. Tue. SP470353
285.9 W Tysoe, Warwickshire, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP340443
296 SE King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. SP497361
306 E Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 6-2-26 (342 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP532449
316.3 E Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire, S Lawrence, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in F♯. Mon. SP536420
326.5 N Wormleighton, Warwickshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SP447539
336.6 SSW South Newington, Oxfordshire, S Peter ad Vincula, 5, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in F♯. SP407333
346.6 NNE Upper Boddington, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 11-0-19 (567 kg) in G. SP482531
356.7 ESE Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP536397
367 SSW Wigginton, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 6, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in B♭. SP390332
377.1 ENE Culworth, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in E. SP544469
387.3 E Greatworth, Northamptonshire, S Peter, 6, 6-3-11 (348 kg) in B. SP552423
397.5 W Oxhill, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 5, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] SP316455
407.6 E Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, S James Less, 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in A♭. Sat 09:30. SP556453
417.6 SSE Deddington, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-3-3 (801 kg) in F. Mon. SP467317
427.6 ENE Eydon, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP541499
437.8 NW Kineton, Warwickshire, S Peter (S;T), 8, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in F♯. CC recognised Ringing Centre; ART Teaching Centre: Edgehill Ringing Centre. Mon. [website] SP335510
447.8 NE Byfield, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 8, 12-1-17 (630 kg) in F. Fri 20:00. SP519530
457.9 WSW Brailes, Warwickshire, S George, 6, 29-0-19 (1482 kg) in C. [website] SP315393
467.9 NW Chadshunt, Warwickshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed; No mains electricity. [website] SP349530
478.1 NNE Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire, S Mary V (GF), 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. [website] SP471561
488.2 SE Aynho, Northamptonshire, S Michael (T), 8, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in F. Tue (2nd, 4th). SP514330
498.2 WNW Butlers Marston, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 14-0-20 (720 kg) in G. No regular ringing. [website] SP320499
508.2 SW Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in E. Thu. SP354331