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 Martyr, London Bridge21 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. 1764CITY 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 St11-0-211-3-23Destroyed in the war then recast in 1953.







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








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