Vale of the White Horse Branch
Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

Visitor Information



For photos of each tower, and details of tenor weights, practice nights, location maps etc., click here.


Map

Click on the tower name in the map for more information.

Buscot Coleshill Shrivenham Ashbury GreatCoxwell Longcot Uffington Stanford Longworth HintonWaldrist Buckland Faringdon Lyford Shellingford Map showing layout of branch towers

The numbers by each tower are number of bells followed by the tenor weight. Towers highlighted with a dashed blue line are unringable.


Towers by Number of Bells

The numbers in brackets are the weights in cwt.

1 ring of 10 bells : Shrivenham (13)
4 rings of 8 bells : Buckland (17), Faringdon (17), Longcot (12), Stanford in the Vale (8)
5 rings of 6 bells : Ashbury (13), Coleshill (7), Hinton Waldrist (7), Shellingford (6), Uffington (13)
1 ring of 4 bells : Buscot (8)
1 ring of 3 bells : Lyford (2)


There are also 2 unringable towers - Longworth (5) and Great Coxwell (5)


Practice nights

The number of bells are in brackets.

Monday : Faringdon (8), Shrivenham (10)
Tuesday : Stanford in the Vale (8) - 2nd & 4th only
Wednesday : Coleshill (6)
Thursday : Ashbury (6), Uffington (6)
Friday : Longcot (8)

As always it is advisable to check whether practice nights are being held before travelling.

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