Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 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
22.4 NE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
32.5 SE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
42.9 WNW Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
53 WSW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
63 SE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
73.3 NNW Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
83.4 NNE Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
93.9 SE Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
104 SE Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
114.6 NW Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
124.8 ESE Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
134.9 NNW Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
144.9 S Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
155.2 E Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
165.3 N Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
175.6 W Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
185.8 NE Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
195.8 NNW Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
205.9 SE South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
216 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
226.3 NNW Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146
236.4 WSW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
246.6 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
256.8 SW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
266.9 ENE Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
277 NNW Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
287 S Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
297.1 NNE Withington, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP031156
307.2 SSE Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943
317.4 SSW 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
327.8 E Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
337.9 NW Cranham, Gloucestershire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in A♭. [website] SO891124
347.9 WSW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
358 NW Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-20 (339 kg) in A. [website] SO910147
368.2 WSW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
378.3 ESE Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
388.3 SE Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
398.3 NNE Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
408.4 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
418.4 SE Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
428.6 S Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
438.7 W Stroud, Gloucestershire, S Laurence (GF), 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E♭. Tue (exc Aug). [website] SO852052
448.9 S Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
459 SSE Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,4,6 of 12. SU062921
469.3 SW Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
479.3 E Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
489.5 NE Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
499.5 NNW Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO943194
509.6 W Woodchester, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 9-3-23 (506 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SO839026