Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Oaksey, Wiltshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in G♯. ST990936
21.9 SE Minety, Wiltshire, S Leonard, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Tue. SU009911
32.1 SSW Hankerton, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. ST972907
42.1 N Kemble, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST989969
53.2 E Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 12-3-10 (652 kg) in F. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU041943
63.5 SSW Charlton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Thu. ST959889
73.7 W 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
84.4 ENE South Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Hallows, 6, 9-3-10 (500 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SU050973
94.6 ESE 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
104.9 NE Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001
115 W Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 10-2-2 (534 kg) in A♭. [website] ST909924
125.3 SW Malmesbury, Wiltshire, S Paul's Tower (S), 8, 11-0-8 (562 kg) in F. Tower of former church of S Paul (Anglican). Tue 19:00. [website] ST932872
135.3 NNE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, Watermoor (GF), 8, 19-2-22 (1001 kg) in F. [website] SP026013
145.6 NE Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
155.7 NNE Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
165.9 SSE Brinkworth, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 16-3-11 (856 kg) in D. Tue. SU012844
176.2 W 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
186.2 WNW Cherington, Gloucestershire, S Nicholas (GF), 5, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] ST902985
196.5 NE 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
206.5 ENE Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
216.6 WSW Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F♯. [website] ST892896
226.6 NNW Sapperton, Gloucestershire, S Kenelm, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. SO947034
236.7 SSW Great Somerford, Wiltshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 8-0-5 (409 kg) in G. 5th (9-0-7) is heavier than tenor. ST964830
246.8 E 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
256.9 NE Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SP064018
266.9 ENE Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
276.9 S Dauntsey, Wiltshire, S James Gt (GF), 5, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in E. Tue. ST979824
287.1 N 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
297.4 WNW Avening, Gloucestershire, Holy Cross, 6, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] ST879980
307.7 WSW Easton Grey, Wiltshire, dedication unknown (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST880876
317.7 ESE Purton, Wiltshire, S Mary, 8, 20-0-14 (1022 kg) in C♯. Fri. SU096871
327.9 SE Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 6-3-23 (353 kg) in A♭. Tue. SU093860
338.1 NNW Edgeworth, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 5, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in C. [website] SO948059
348.2 NW Chalford, Gloucestershire, Christ Church, 6, 8-2-8 (435 kg) in F♯. Steel bells. [website] SO891025
358.3 SE Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, S Bartholomew & All Saints, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. [website] SU066825
368.6 WNW Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-0-8 (613 kg) in F♯. Truncated spire. Fri. [website] SO872008
378.8 ENE Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, S Mary (T), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in G. [website] SP117000
388.9 SE Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 11-2-20 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. SU103847
399 NE Barnsley, Gloucestershire, S Mary (GF), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in C. Wed. [website] SP077050
409 NNE North Cerney, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 6, 5-3-0 (292 kg) in B♭. [website] SP018077
419.3 NW Bisley, Gloucestershire, All Saints, 8, 14-1-16 (731 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SO903059
429.5 SSE Lyneham, Wiltshire, S Michael, 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. [website] SU023787
439.6 S Christian Malford, Wiltshire, All Saints (T), 6 U/R, 12-2-27 (647 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. ST959784
449.6 SSW Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. ST947787
459.7 WSW Sherston, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G. ST854860
469.8 E Castle Eaton, Wiltshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton. Thu (alt: check). SU146959
479.8 WNW Horsley, Gloucestershire, S Martin (GF), 8, 13-1-1 (674 kg) in E. [website] ST837980
489.9 N Winstone, Gloucestershire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 10-0-3 (509 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] SO965093
4910.2 N Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-1-19 (428 kg) in G. [website] SP018097
5010.2 ESE Swindon, Wiltshire, S Mary, Rodbourne Cheney (T), 6, 8-0-7 (410 kg) in A♭. Mon (exc 2nd). SU140867