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SS. Leonard & James, Rousham, Oxon
Banbury branch of the ODG
SS. Leonard & James, Rousham tower
SS. Leonard & James, Rousham
Dedication: SS. Leonard & James, Rousham

Service Ringing: First Sunday of the month 10:30

Practice night: Thursday 7.30pm

Availability and Restrictions on request

The Bells (6) 8-1-13

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor. Access via South porch.

The following information comes from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire. He visited the tower in 1929.

Frame: Metal low frame, 1933 Bond.
Gear: Cast-iron headstocks, Fixed steel gudgeons, Self-aligning ball-bearings, Traditional English-type wheels, Traditional stays, Whites 2001.

A ring of 6, tenor 8-1-13, diameter 36½”, tuned to Ab
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 3-1-21 25¾ F 1675 Richard Keene Woodstock 1 6 7 5
2 4-0-15 27¾ Eb 1675 Richard Keene Woodstock EX DONO ROBERTI DORMER ARMIGER [border A1] 1675 [A1]
3 4-0-26 28¾ Db 1675 Richard Keene Woodstock 1 6 7 5
4 5-1-1 31½ C 1825 Thomas Mears II Whitechapel T. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1825 [loop border G11]
5 6-2-11 33¾ Bb 1675 Richard Keene Woodstock RICHARD KEENE CAST THIS RING 1675
Tenor 8-1-13 36½ Ab 1675 Richard Keene Woodstock THOMAS MARTEN WILLIAM DADWELL C W 1675
Church facilities:Toilet toilet in the Stable block

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP480241 House car park

Eating Places: See Tackley or Steeple Aston

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