Love's Guide to

The Bells of the City of London

The Rings of Eight

Order Year of creation Tower Tenor when created Tenor now Comments
1. 1587CITY OF LONDON, St Andrew Holborn28-2-718-1-21Church rebuilt in 1692 with just 6 bells, with a new 8 installed in 1731.

2. 1644CITY OF LONDON, St Bride44 cwt estimated15-0-8Augmented to 10 in 1710 and 12 in 1719, destroyed in 1940.

3. 1668CITY OF LONDON, St Giles-without-Cripplegateunknown34-0-6Augmented to 10 by 1710 and 12 in 1792.

4. 1677CITY OF LONDON, St Mary le Bow53 cwt approx.41-3-21Augmented to 10 in 1762 and 12 in 1881.

5. 1677CITY OF LONDON, St Sepulchre without Newgate28-2-16Augmented to 10 in 1698 and 12 in 1984.

6. 1682CITY OF LONDON, St Michael Cornhill32-1-6Augmented to 12 in 1728.

7. 1693CITY OF LONDON, St Stephen Coleman St14 cwt approx.Destroyed in 1940.

8. 1700CITY OF LONDON, St Dunstan-in-the-East22-2-24Destroyed in the war then recast in 1953, removed 1970.

9. 1710CITY OF LONDON, St Lawrence Jewry32-0-1124-3-2Destroyed in the war then recast in 1957.

10. 1713CITY OF LONDON, St Dunstan-in-the-West20 cwt approx.10-3-23Scrapped 1969. New ring of 10 in 2012.

11. 1714CITY OF LONDON, St Magnus the Martyr21 cwt approx.26-3-9Augmented to 10 by 1718. Removed 1940. New ring of 12 in 2009.

12. 1728CITY OF LONDON, St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate22 cwt approx.17-1-6

13. 1744CITY OF LONDON, St Botolph-without-Aldgate28-0-2625-0-7

14. 1813CITY OF LONDON, All Hallows-by-the-Tower19 cwt approx.41-3-0Destroyed in the war.

15. 1929CITY OF LONDON, St Olave Hart St11-0-211-3-20Destroyed in the war then recast in 1953.

16. 2012CITY OF LONDON, St James Garlickhythe (The Royal Jubilee Bells)9-1-259-1-25

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of the City of London