BILSBORROW, Lancashire, St Hilda
Saturday 31st December 1966 in 2 hours and 58 minutes.
Tenor weight 14 cwt.
A Peal of 5152 Spliced Surprise Major
(23 methods: 224 Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cray, Cornwall, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Uxbridge, Watford, Wembley, Whalley, Yorkshire: 160 changes of method, all the work)
Composed by Norman Smith
Conducted by Norman Smith
The greatest number of methods rung to a peal of Spliced Surprise Major containing all the work of each method for each bell, and the maximum possible without exceeding normal peal length unnecessarily or using Little methods.