Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 South Newington, Oxfordshire, S Peter ad Vincula, 5, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in F♯. SP407333
21 W Wigginton, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 6, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in B♭. SP390332
32.1 NE Bloxham, Oxfordshire, Our Lady of Bloxham (GF), 8, 26-3-7 (1362 kg) in C♯. Fri. SP429356
42.5 WSW Swerford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-6 (333 kg) in B♭. SP372311
52.8 S Great Tew, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 8, 22-0-10 (1122 kg) in D. Mon. SP399288
63 NNW Tadmarton, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 11-0-15 (566 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. SP392378
73.2 W Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 20-2-13 (1047 kg) in E. Thu. SP354331
83.4 NNW Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 13-2-0 (686 kg) in F. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP378378
93.9 ESE Deddington, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 15-3-3 (801 kg) in F. Mon. SP467317
104.2 ENE Adderbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 24-0-14 (1226 kg) in D. Tue. SP470353
114.2 S Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire, S Martin, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. SP420266
124.3 NE Bodicote, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt, 8, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. Mon. SP459376
134.3 SE Duns Tew, Oxfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 5, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Tue. SP457284
145 SSE Westcot Barton, Oxfordshire, S Edward Conf (GF), 3, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Ropes fall in a straight line; half wheels; no sliders but instead has fixed 'rests' that impede backstrokes. SP430256
155.1 WSW Great Rollright, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: 2-7 of 8. SP326315
165.1 NE Banbury, Oxfordshire, S John Ev (RC), 3 U/R, 1-2-1 (77 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP453401
175.3 N Wroxton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-20 (428 kg) in A♭. SP417417
185.3 NNE Drayton, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 3, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in A. SP428415
195.3 ESE North Aston, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in B. SP480289
205.4 SSW Church Enstone, Oxfordshire, S Kenelm, 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. County books / pNBR info discrepant. SP379251
215.4 NNE Banbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 10, 17-0-9 (868 kg) in E. The ringing bells form part of a 12-bell chime. Wed. SP453405
225.8 SSE Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. SP448248
235.9 ENE King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-0 (737 kg) in G. SP497361
246 W Whichford, Warwickshire, S Michael (GF), 8, 12-3-23 (658 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP311346
256.2 SE Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-2-16 (642 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP475260
266.3 NNW Shenington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. SP372427
276.3 ESE Somerton, Oxfordshire, S James Ap (GF;T), 8, 11-3-23 (607 kg) in F. SP496286
286.5 S Kiddington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP411229
296.6 NNE Hanwell, Oxfordshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 7-0-8 (359 kg) in A. No regular ringing. SP435435
306.7 N Horley, Oxfordshire, S Etheldreda (GF), 6, 6-3-17 (351 kg) in A♭. Rung from chancel. SP416439
316.7 E Aynho, Northamptonshire, S Michael (T), 8, 16-1-20 (835 kg) in F. Tue (2nd, 4th). SP514330
326.8 WNW Brailes, Warwickshire, S George, 6, 29-0-19 (1482 kg) in C. [website] SP315393
337 WSW Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-4 (726 kg) in F♯. SP311273
347.1 SE Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 6-3-20 (352 kg) in B♭. Fri. SP484248
357.1 SE Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable. SP494258
367.2 WNW Sutton under Brailes, Warwickshire, S Thomas of Canterbury (GF), 5, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in A. Rung from porch. [website] SP298374
377.2 SE Rousham, Oxfordshire, S Leonard & S James (GF), 6, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. SP479241
387.3 E Souldern, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 7-3-6 (396 kg) in G. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Thu. SP522316
397.3 N Hornton, Oxfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders. SP392450
407.4 W Long Compton, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SP287330
417.4 WNW Cherington, Warwickshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 5-3-22 (302 kg) in B. Mon. [website] SP291365
427.7 N Shotteswell, Warwickshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue (not always: check). [website] SP426455
437.7 ESE Fritwell, Oxfordshire, S Olave, 4, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. SP524293
447.8 NE Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, All Saints (T), 6, 22-2-15 (1150 kg) in D. SP498420
458 NNW Tysoe, Warwickshire, Assumption of BVM (S;T), 6, 12-0-18 (618 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SP340443
468.2 WSW Salford, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 5, 6-2-27 (342 kg) in A. SP286280
478.2 SSW Spelsbury, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. SP349215
488.3 SSW Chadlington, Oxfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 8-3-13 (450 kg) in F♯. SP333220
498.4 NE Chacombe, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 13-3-8 (702 kg) in F. SP490439
508.6 SSE Wootton, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G. SP438198