Towers in the ONB Branch

Oxford Diocesan Guild

The guild also provides a map and list of towers in the guild:

There are 38 rings of three bells or more in the Branch: 3 tens, 12 eights, 12 sixes, 1 five, 3 fours and 3 threes and a ring of 12 with five sharp bells hung in the workshop of Whites of Appleton, the bellhangers. Of these, three sixes and two fours are unringable. The towers, with their tenor weights and practice nights are listed below. Click on...

photo to see its picture
dove for the Dove page which gives further information on the tower including Google and Multimap maps and, where appropriate, parking locations and satnav data.
email to email the tower correspondent
www for the tower’s own website

Except where otherwise shown, practices start at 7.30 p.m. There is also a list of ONB practice nights on the Practices page.

12 Bells (1)

Appleton (White’s) (1-2-14) photo dove

10 Bells (3)

Abingdon (St Helen) (16-0-05) Tuesday (1,3,5) joint with Abingdon (St Nicolas) photo dove www
Appleton (13-0-10) Friday photo dove
Wallingford (18-3-26) Thursday photo dove

8 Bells (12)

Blewbury (19-0-13) Friday 8.00 photo dove
Brightwell (10-2-25) Tuesday 8.00 photo dove
Childrey (12-0-4) Wednesday photo dove
Cholsey (10-1-11) Tuesday 8.00 photo dove
Cumnor (13-1-4) Wednesday photo dove www
Drayton (9-1-20) Monday 7.45 photo dove
East Hagbourne (21½ cwt) Tuesday photo dove www
Harwell (16-1-26) Thursday photo dove www
Milton (6-3-26) Tuesday photo dove
North Moreton (13-0-18) Monday 7.30 - 9:00 p.m. photo dove
Sutton Courtenay (12-0-17) Monday 7.00 photo dove
Wantage (21-2-15) Tuesday photo dove

6 Bells (12)

Abingdon (St Nicolas) (7-1-18) Tuesday (2,4) joint with Abingdon (St Helen) photo dove www
Aston Tirrold (11-3-23) Thursday 7:00-8:00 p.m. photo dove
Chilton (7-2-3) By appointment 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. photo dove www
East Hendred (22 cwt) Tuesday alternating with West Hendred photo dove
Letcombe Regis (8 cwt) Thursday by arrangement photo dove
Long Wittenham (9 cwt) Monday joint with Little Wittenham photo dove
Marcham (8-1-4) Friday photo dove www
Radley (5-2-27) Thursday 7:30 p.m. photo dove
Steventon (11-2-7) photo dove
Sunningwell (8½ cwt) photo dove
West Hanney (18-1-9) by arrangement (but currently Thursday 3-4pm) photo dove
West Hendred (8 cwt) Tuesday alternating with East Hendred photo dove

5 Bells (1)

Little Wittenham (5 cwt) Monday joint with Long Wittenham photo dove

4 Bells (1)

Sparsholt (10½ cwt) photo dove

3 Bells (3)

Didcot (5-1-4) by arrangement photo dove
Letcombe Bassett (5 cwt) photo dove
Moulsford (5 cwt) dove

Note: Moulsford bells are on plain bearing and (as of Jan 2018) have not been rung for a few years now, so may be a bit rough.

Unringable (5)

Appleford (6, 8-0-0) photo dove
Ardington (6, 6-1-25) photo dove
Culham (6, 6-3-8) photo dove
Denchworth (4, 4-3-3) photo dove
Lockinge (4, 8½ cwt) photo dove

Page last updated: 26th May 2024.