Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
20.6 SW Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
31.1 WNW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
41.5 WNW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
51.5 ENE Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
62.1 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
72.2 SSE South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
83.4 NE Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
94 S Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943
104 NW 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
114.1 SW Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
124.3 SE Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
134.4 SE Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
144.6 NNW North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
154.6 E Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
165.5 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
175.5 SW Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
185.7 SE Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
195.8 NNW Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
205.9 NE Bibury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Fri (alt). [website] SP118065
216.1 WNW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
226.2 NNE 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
236.3 SSW Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
246.7 WNW Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
256.7 E Fairford, Gloucestershire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 17-1-2 (877 kg) in E. Rung from chancel. Fri. [website] SP151011
266.8 ENE Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 8, 7-2-26 (393 kg) in A♭. [website] SP143051
276.8 NNE Coln St Dennis, Gloucestershire, S James Gt, 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in C. [website] SP086109
287.1 N Chedworth, Gloucestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SP051121
297.1 ESE Castle Eaton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU146959
307.2 NW Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
317.4 ENE Hatherop, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas, 6, 7-1-17 (376 kg) in A. [website] SP153050
327.6 SW Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
337.8 ESE Kempsford, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 6, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SU161964
347.9 WSW 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
358.2 NNW Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, S James (GF), 5, 5-2-25 (291 kg) in C. [website] SP003134
368.5 NW Syde, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SO949108
378.5 NNW Elkstone, Gloucestershire, S John Ev (T), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. [website] SO967122
388.8 W Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
399 SW Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
409.1 SSE Purton, Wiltshire, S Mary, 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in C♯. Fri. SU096871
419.2 WNW Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
429.2 SE Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
439.2 N Withington, Gloucestershire, S Michael, 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in F♯. [website] SP031156
449.4 W Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
459.6 NNE Northleach, Gloucestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in E. [website] SP111145
469.7 SSE Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
479.7 NW Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, S Michael (GF), 6, 10-2-22 (543 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Mon. [website] SO942128
489.8 WSW Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
499.9 N Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, S Oswald, 6, 6-3-4 (345 kg) in A♭. [website] SP059165
509.9 NNW Cowley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. [website] SO965146