Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Lambourn, Berkshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 20-2-0 (1041 kg) in D. [website] SU326789
22.5 ESE East Garston, Berkshire, All Saints, 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. PN: by arrangement. SU361770
32.8 W Baydon, Wiltshire, S Nicholas (GF), 3, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. [website] SU281780
44 ESE Great Shefford, Berkshire, S Mary, 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in A♭. Anticlockwise; round tower. Wed (check with contact). [website] SU380753
54.3 WSW Aldbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] SU263758
64.8 NE Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 4-1-7 (219 kg) in C. SU373849
75.2 S Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire, S Mary (T), 5, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] SU318705
85.3 NW Ashbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Bishopstone; anticlockwise. Thu (1st, 3rd). SU265849
95.3 E Chaddleworth, Berkshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. [website] SU411779
105.5 NNE Sparsholt, Oxfordshire, Holy Cross (GF), 4, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A. SU346875
115.6 SW Ramsbury, Wiltshire, Holy Cross (T), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] SU273715
125.8 NE Letcombe Regis, Oxfordshire, S Andrew, 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SU380864
135.9 NNE Childrey, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 12-0-4 (611 kg) in A♭. Wed. SU359878
145.9 WNW Bishopstone, Wiltshire, S Mary V, 8, 19-2-19 (999 kg) in E. PN alternates with Ashbury. Thu (2nd, 4th). SU243837
156.2 SE Welford, Berkshire, S Gregory Gt, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,4,2,5; round tower; tuning: 1-5 of 8. [website] SU408731
166.3 E Brightwalton, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-21 (429 kg) in G. [website] SU426793
176.4 S Hungerford, Berkshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SU334687
186.6 NNW Uffington, Oxfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). SU302893
197 ENE Farnborough, Berkshire, All Saints (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] SU435819
207.1 NE Wantage, Oxfordshire, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in D. Tue. [website] SU396879
217.6 WNW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 6, 8-2-11 (437 kg) in A. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r); PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] SU206812
227.6 WNW Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 7-1-3 (370 kg) in G. Also, below, a ring of 6; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SU206812
237.7 WNW Wanborough, Wiltshire, S Andrew, 8, 18-2-23 (950 kg) in E. PN shared: Wanborough(1,3,5); Liddington(2,4). Fri (1st, 3rd, 5th). [website] SU207825
247.8 SE Boxford, Berkshire, S Andrew (T), 5 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 8. [website] SU428716
258 NNW Longcot, Oxfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 8, 8-1-24 (430 kg) in A♭. Fri. SU273907
268.2 NE Lockinge, Oxfordshire, All Saints, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in G. Unringable. SU428872
278.2 SSW Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Michael, 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A. [website] SU291662
288.2 SSE Kintbury, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 12-1-14 (629 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SU383670
298.2 NW Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, S Andrew (T), 10, 13-0-2 (661 kg) in F. Mon. SU240890
308.2 E Peasemore, Berkshire, S Barnabas, 6, 8-0-11 (411 kg) in A. [website] SU457770
318.5 WSW Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, S George (T), 5, 18-2-7 (943 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] SU195746
328.6 W Chiseldon, Wiltshire, Holy Cross, 6, 13-2-26 (698 kg) in F. Mon. [website] SU187799
338.7 NNE Denchworth, Oxfordshire, S James, 4 U/R, 4-3-3 (243 kg) in D♭. Unringable; anticlockwise. SU380917
348.8 NE Ardington, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6 U/R, 6-1-25 (329 kg) in A. Unringable. SU431883
359.1 N Shellingford, Oxfordshire, S Faith (GF), 6, 6-2-10 (335 kg) in B. PN shared with Coleshill. Thu (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU319935
369.1 N Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, S Denys, 8, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in G♯. Tue. SU341934
379.3 SW Mildenhall, Wiltshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in B♭. [website] SU209694
389.5 WSW Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, S Andrew (GF), 5, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F. [website] SU188723
399.5 NE West Hendred, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with East Hendred. Wed (alt). SU447882
409.6 SSW Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, S Mary, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. [website] SU277642
419.6 S Shalbourne, Wiltshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. [website] SU315635
429.7 ESE Chieveley, Berkshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-0-3 (560 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SU474740
439.7 NNW Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire, S Giles, 5 U/R, 11-1-26 (583 kg) in G. Unringable. SU269934
449.7 E Beedon, Berkshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in B. [website] SU482781
459.8 SSW Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, S Katharine V&M, 5, 10-1-6 (523 kg) in G. [website] SU251649
469.9 NW South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. SU195879
4710 NNE West Hanney, Oxfordshire, S James Gt (GF), 6, 18-1-9 (931 kg) in E. Wed. SU406928
4810.1 NW Sevenhampton, Wiltshire, S James, 6 U/R, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in A. Unringable. SU209903
4910.2 NE East Hendred, Oxfordshire, S Augustine of Canterbury, 6, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. PN alternates with West Hendred; tuning: 2-7 of 10. Tue (alt). SU459886
5010.3 NNE Lyford, Oxfordshire, S Mary (GF), 3, 2-1-24 (125 kg) in G. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SU390942