Long Lengths

LONG LENGTHS

LL No Peal No Date Changes Method Time Cond
7 136 28-Dec-15 10800 Cambridge Surprise Minor 4h 11m EPDC
6 124 7-Mar-15 10080 Lincolnshire Surprise Royal 5h 16m BJW
5 117 22-Nov-14 28512 Bristol Surprise Major 13h 6m ABM
4 98 19-Apr-14 20160 Pudsey Surprise Major 9h 15m ABM
3 86 29-Dec-12 21888 Yorkshire Surprise Major 9h 50m ABM
2 58 27-Dec-11 13824 Lincolnshire Surprise Major 6h 12m BJC
1 34 22-Apr-11 10368 Plain Bob Caters 5h 28m RLM

RECORD LENGTH DETAILS

10800 CAMBRIDGE SURPRISE MINOR

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Monday, 28 December 2015 in 4hrs 11m (1-1-2)
10800 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Composed R I Allton, R Bailey & R Roan
1 John A Dodd
2 Roy LeMarechal
3 Benjamin J Carey
4 Peter W Hill
5 James A Hodkin
6 Edward P D Colliss (C)
Longest length of Cambridge S. Minor yet rung, subject to CC ratification. The advertised length of 15120 was reduced due to the indisposition of a member of the band.
Umpires: Alistair K C Brown, Patricia D Spink, Christine R Hill.

28512 BRISTOL SURPRISE MAJOR

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Saturday, 22 November 2014 in 13:6 (3–1–2)
28512 Bristol Surprise Major
1 John A Dodd
2 David J Mattingley
3 Benjamin J Carey
4 James A Hodkin
5 Andrew B Mills (C)
6 Andrew J Dodd
7 Roy LeMarechal
8 Edward P D Colliss
1000th peal – 1.
Longest peal in the method so far, beating in changes, if not time, the 23296 rung at Llanfeugan in 1974. Longest peal by the Guild, beating the 25088 Plain Bob Major rung in hand in 1977. 4th longest tower bell peal ever.
Umpires – Christine R Hill, Martin J E Daniels, Andrew G Craddock, Alistair K C Brown, Margaret E L Chapman, Sam Shead, Patricia D Spink

20160 PUDSEY SURPRISE MAJOR

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Saturday, 19 April 2014 in 9:15 (3–1–2)
20160 Pudsey Surprise Major
Composed by B D Price
1 John A Dodd
2 Andrew B Mills (C)
3 Benjamin J Carey
4 James A Hodkin
5 David J Mattingley
6 Roy LeMarechal
7 Edward P D Colliss
8 Peter W Hill
Umpires: Martin J E Daniels, Steve Castle, Christine R Hill, Katharine A Hill
The longest peal in the method (subject to ratification), beating the 13440 rung at Accrington in 1976.
Rung with the best wishes of the band to Andrew Dodd who was invited to ring but preferred to do something else on his 21st birthday.

21888 Yorkshire S Major

21888 Yorkshire S Major

21888 YORKSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Saturday, 29 December 2012 in 9hrs 50m (2-2-0)
21888 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Composed
1 John A Dodd
2 Andrew J Dodd
3 James A Hodkin
4 Ian J Carey
5 Benjamin J Carey
6 Edward P D Colliss
7 Roy LeMarechal
8 Andrew B Mills (C)
The longest peal of Yorkshire Surprise Major yet rung.
Umpires: Andrew Craddock, Brian Woodruffe, Steve Castle, Margaret E L Chapman & Lizzie J Hough

13824 Lincolnshire S Major

13824 Lincolnshire S Major

13824 LINCOLNSHIRE SURPRISE MAJOR

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 in 6hrs 12m (2-2-0)
13824 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
Composed Brian D Price
1 John A Dodd
2 Andrew J Dodd
3 James A Hodkin
4 John P Colliss
5 Edward P D Colliss
6 Roy LeMarechal
7 Simon E Adams
8 Benjamin J Carey (C)
The longest peal of Lincolnshire Surprise Major yet rung, subject to ratification by the Records Committee
Umpires: Brian Woodruffe, Andrew Craddock & Lizzie Hough

10368 Plain Bob Royal

10368 Plain Bob Royal

10368 PLAIN BOB CATERS

WINCHESTER & PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD
AWBRIDGE, Hampshire, Clock House Bells
Friday 22 April 2011 in 5hrs 28m (2-2-0)
10368 Plain Bob Caters
Composed: R LeMarechal
1 R Hugh Routh
2 John P Colliss
3 Jenny M A Astridge
4 Benjamin J Carey
5 Christopher R Field
6 Roy LeMarechal (C)
7 John A Dodd
8 Jonathan P Daniels
9 Malcolm S Turner
10 James A Hodkin
Longest peal of Plain Bob Caters (Subject to ratification by the CC)
Umpires: Martin J E Daniels, Margaret E L Chapman