[Bell Historians] The Earliest Ring of Bells

LOVE, Dickon DrLove at s...
Fri Sep 6 11:02:36 BST 2002

City of London (St Bartholomew, Smithfield) - ring of five dated c.1510 by
Thomas Bullisdon.

Worcester (St Swithun) (from David Bagley's web site)
1. John Martin, Worcester, 1654, 6-2-24 
2. John Martin, Worcester, 1654, 6-2-10 
3. Worcester Foundry, c1410-1430, 6-0-6 
4. Worcester Foundry, c1410-1430, 8-0-12 
5. Worcester Foundry, c1410-1430, 10-2-17 
6. John Martin, Worcester, 1654, 13-0-21 in F

I must admit that I thought Horham, Suffolk was the oldest surviving ring of
8, but Merton College also comes to mind. I don't have dates for either
tower with me at present tho.


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