Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
21.5 S Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
32.4 NNE Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
42.8 W Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
52.9 ESE 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
63.1 N Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
74.1 WSW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
84.1 NNE Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
94.3 N Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
104.5 ENE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
115 ENE Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
125.2 ESE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
135.4 SSW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
145.4 NW Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
155.5 N Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146
165.6 WNW Painswick, Gloucestershire, S Mary V, 12, 25-2-19 (1304 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Tue. [website] SO866096
175.6 ESE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
185.7 SW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
195.8 NE Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
206 W Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
216 NNW Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
226.1 SSE Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
236.3 N Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
246.4 ESE Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
256.5 SW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
266.7 ESE Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
277 WSW Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026
287 S 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
297.5 ENE Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
307.5 W Randwick, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in B♭. [website] SO827067
317.7 ESE Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
327.8 NW Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, S Leonard (T), 8, 15-3-10 (805 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SO861149
337.8 NNW Brockworth, Gloucestershire, S George, 6, 13-0-6 (663 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SO890170
347.9 NE Withington, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP031156
358 E Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
368.1 SSE Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
378.3 SE South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
388.4 N Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO943194
398.4 SW Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
408.7 SSW Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
418.7 ESE 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
428.8 NNW Badgeworth, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SO901192
438.8 SSW 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
448.9 ENE 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
459 WNW Haresfield, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 11-2-13 (590 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SO809104
469.1 N Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, S Christopher, Warden Hill (S;T), 6, 0-2-7 (29 kg) in C. Wed 19:00. [website] SO931204
479.1 N Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO964204
489.1 ENE Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
499.2 NNW Churchdown, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 9-2-1 (483 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SO882191
509.2 W Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, S Swithun (GF;T), 6, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F♯. Rung from chancel crossing. Thu. [website] SO802032