[Bell Historians] The Earliest Ring of Bells

old_light michael.williams at q...
Fri Sep 6 13:53:46 BST 2002

--- In bellhistorians at y..., "LOVE, Dickon" <DrLove at s...> wrote:
> 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 
> tower with me at present tho.

I think Horham has the oldest ring of eight bells and Merton has the 
oldest complete ring of eight bells cast by one founder (around about 
1690, IIRC).

Mark is correct in saying that New College had the first complete 
ring of eight.


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