5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Richard I Allton
 234567   W  V  M  H  Methods      
 647253   -  -  - [-  EC.BG.SS.EC[.
 476253            2] B.LSE.]
(675243)        -     W.CSL
 4567823     x  -      G.B.OSC.OW. 
Repeat six times. x = B, F, I.

Contains 1,120 Superlative; 896 Cambridge; 672 each Bristol and Lessness (E); and 448 each Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (W), Glasgow and London; with 153 changes of method and all the work of each method for every bell. Reduce to 5,024 by omitting the [bracketed] calls and leads in one part.

Published in The Ringing World (1999, page 942).