Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
21.6 NE Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
31.8 SSE Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
42.3 WNW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
52.4 SE Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
62.7 SW Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
73 NNW Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
83.7 NNE Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
94.6 WNW Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032
104.6 NW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
114.9 ENE Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
125 SSE 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
135.2 WNW Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, S Cyr (T), 6, 17¼ cwt (~880 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO799050
145.3 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
155.5 N Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
165.7 SSE Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
175.7 NE Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
186.3 W 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
196.3 WNW Eastington, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 6, 11-0-4 (561 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO782057
206.5 NW Standish, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. [website] SO800084
217.1 S Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
227.1 NNW Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
237.2 W Cam, Gloucestershire, S George (T), 6, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F. Tue. [website] ST757993
247.3 N Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
257.3 WSW Dursley, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 8, 19-2-9 (995 kg) in E. Thu. [website] ST756981
267.6 ESE Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
277.9 NE Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
287.9 NE Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
298 ENE 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
308 NW Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire, S Stephen (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. [website] SO779097
318.2 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
328.3 WSW Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 8, 18-2-0 (940 kg) in F. Tue. ST760934
338.3 WNW Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, S John Ev, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. [website] SO740035
348.6 ESE Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
358.6 NW Whitminster, Gloucestershire, S Andrew, 6, 15-0-5 (764 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SO760090
368.6 NNE Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
378.7 NW Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. [website] SO793124
388.8 SE Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
398.8 N Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 15-3-10 (805 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO861149
408.8 WNW Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. [website] SO743069
418.9 W Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire, S Cyr, 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Thu. [website] ST729988
429 WSW North Nibley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. [website] ST735961
439 NNE Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
449.1 SE Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
459.2 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
469.2 NNW Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
479.2 S Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
489.3 NE Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
499.4 E Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
509.6 E Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013