Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
21.3 SSE Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
31.6 ESE Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
41.8 NE Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146
52.3 WNW Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
62.4 NE Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
72.6 SE Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
83.2 W Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
93.9 E Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
104.1 N Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO943194
114.1 NW Brockworth, Gloucestershire, S George, 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO890170
124.3 S Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
134.7 NNW Badgeworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO901192
144.8 N Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, S Christopher, Warden Hill (S;T), 6, 0-2-7 (29 kg) in C. Wed 19:00. [website] SO931204
154.9 SSW Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
164.9 NNE Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO964204
175.1 WSW Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
185.1 ESE Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
195.1 WNW Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 15-3-10 (805 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO861149
205.4 NW Churchdown, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO882191
215.7 ESE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
225.8 N Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, S Mark (T), 8, 16-1-2 (826 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SO928219
235.8 ENE Withington, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP031156
245.8 SSE 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
255.8 S Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
266 WNW Barnwood, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SO858177
276.1 N Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Minster Ch of S Mary, 12, 21-2-1 (1093 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Thu. [website] SO948225
286.8 E Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
297.1 SSW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
307.2 NNE Prestbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (S), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO969239
317.3 SW Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
327.4 NNW Staverton, Gloucestershire, S Catherine (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO889235
337.5 N Swindon Village, Gloucestershire, S Lawrence, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; hexagonal tower. [website] SO934248
347.6 ENE Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
357.7 WNW Gloucester, Gloucestershire, S Mary de Crypt, 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F. [website] SO830184
367.8 WNW Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Cath Ch of Holy & Indivisible Trinity, 12, 23-3-14 (1213 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO831187
377.9 NE Sevenhampton, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP032217
387.9 WNW Gloucester, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed; truncated spire. [website] SO828187
397.9 WNW Gloucester, Gloucestershire, S Mary de Lode, 6, 14-2-12 (742 kg) in G. [website] SO829189
408.1 WSW Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
418.2 NNW Boddington, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 3 U/R, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SO894251
428.3 W Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
438.3 SE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
448.4 N Elmstone Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, S Mary Magd (GF), 4 U/R, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. One or more bells not hung; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SO920260
458.4 WNW Hempsted, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF), 8, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SO813170
468.4 W Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, S James (T), 8, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO807141
478.6 SSW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
488.6 NNW Norton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in F♯. [website] SO865243
498.8 SE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
508.9 SW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026