Grandsire Doubles

Where do I start?

This diagram shows the order of work in the method. The accompanying table shows the first few changes in the method and the first work you do as you move around the circle.

Starting Positions in Grandsire Doubles
Bell
No
Starts
With
Starting
Places
First
Work
3 One blow in 3rds then In to Lead (3)32LL234.. 4/5 Down
4 Dodge Up to 5ths (4)5432LL2.. 4/5 Up
5 Dodge Down to 4ths (5)455432L.. 3rds

The 2nd bell is also a hunt bell, it starts by going into the lead and then plain hunts. As a signpost, it rings after the treble on the first blow in 5ths place, and again as it comes down from the back, in 2nd place before leading.

Work at Bob and Single in Grandsire Doubles

This table illustrates how you will be affected if the conductor calls a Bob or Single.

How the Conductor's calls affect your work
About
to
Do
Bob Called Single Called
Do This Next Work Do This Next Work
4/5 Down
345545432L..
Double Dodge in 4/5 Up
3454545543..
3rds Same as a Bob 3rds
4/5 Up
L234545543..
Make 3rds, then become the new hunt bell
L2332LL234..
Hunting until next call Make Long 3rds
L233332LL2..
4/5 Down
3rds
2LL2332LL..
Unaffected 4/5 Down as usual Make 2nds, then become the new hunt bell
2LL22LL234..
Hunting until next call
HUNT BELL
55432LL23..
Double Dodge in 4/5 Down
554545432..
4/5 Up Same as Bob 4/5 Up

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