The All-Time twelve bell list


The All-Time list details every tower known to contain a ring of twelve from the year indicated. In a number of cases these towers no longer possess a ring of twelve, either through augmentation, reduction, or destruction; these towers are displayed in italics.
Tower Year
1. York, N Yorks, Cathedral of St Peter 1681
2. London, EC, St Bride, Fleet Street 1719
3. Cirencester, Gloucs, St John Baptist 1722
4. Westminster, London WC, St Martin-in-the-Fields 1726
5. London, EC, St Michael, Cornhill 1728
6. Southwark, London SE, Cathedral of St Saviour 1735
7. Cambridge, Cambs, Great St Mary 1770
8. Birmingham, W Midlands, St Martin 1772
9. Norwich, Norfolk, St Peter Mancroft 1775
10. London, EC, St Giles, Cripplegate 1792
11. Shrewsbury, Shrops, St Chad 1798
12. Spitalfields, London E, Christ Church 1801
13. Shoreditch, London E, St Leonard 1807
14. Liverpool, Merseyside, St Nicholas, Pier Head 1813
15. Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, Quex Park 1819
16. Painswick, Gloucs, St Mary 1821
17. Oldham, Lancs, St Mary 1830
18. Leeds, W Yorks, St Peter 1840
19. West Bromwich, W Midlands, Christ Church 1851
20. Halifax, W Yorks, St John Baptist 1857
21. Ipswich, Suffolk, St Mary-le-Tower 1866
22. Sheffield, S Yorks, Cathedral of Ss Peter & Paul 1867
23. St Albans, Herts, St Peter 1868
24. Worcester, Worcs, Cathedral of Christ 1869
25. Bristol, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe 1872
26. London, EC, Cathedral of St Paul 1878
27. London, EC, St Mary-le-Bow 1881
28. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Cathedral of St Paul 1889
29. Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs, St Michael & All Angels 1890
30. Wakefield, W Yorks, Cathedral of All Saints 1892
31. Oxford, Oxon, Cathedral of Christ 1897
32. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, St Nicholas 1898
33. Dublin, Dublin, Eire, Cathedral of St Patrick 1909
34. Cheltenham, Gloucs, St Mary 1911
35. Wolverhampton, W Midlands, St Peter 1911
36. Chelmsford, Essex, Cathedral of SMV 1913
37. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, Cathedral of St Nicholas 1914
38. Saffron Walden, Essex, St Mary 1914
39. Waltham Abbey, Essex, Holy Cross & St Lawrence 1914
40. Leicester, Leics, St Margaret 1921
41. Buckfastleigh, Devon, Buckfast Abbey 1921
42. Winchester, Hants, Cathedral 1921
43. Exeter, Devon, Cathedral of St Peter 1922
44. Taunton, Somerset, St Mary Magdelene 1922
45. Canterbury, Kent, Cathedral of Christ 1923
46. Macclesfield, Ches, St Michael 1923
47. Lincoln, Lincs, Cathedral of BVM 1928
48. Walsall, W Midlands, St Matthew 1929
49. Reading, Berks, St Laurence 1929
50. Surfleet, Lincs, St Laurence 1932
51. Christchurch, Dorset, Priory of Holy Trinity 1932
52. Tewkesbury, Gloucs, Abbey of St Mary 1933
53. Trowbridge, Wilts, St James 1934
54. St Albans, Herts, Cathedral & Abbey Church 1935
55. Aston, W Midlands, Ss Peter & Paul 1935
56. Kidderminster, Worcs, St Mary & All Saints 1935
57. Manchester, Gtr Man, The Town Hall 1936
58. Croydon, Surrey, St John Baptist 1936
59. Leicester, Leics, Cathedral of St Martin 1937
60. Newport, Gwent, Cathedral of St Woolos 1939
61. Birmingham, W Midlands, Cathedral of St Philip 1949
62. Evesham, Worcs, Bell Tower 1951
63. Liverpool, Merseyside, Cathedral of Christ 1951
64. Kingston upon Hull, E Yorks, Holy Trinity 1959
65. Southwell, Notts, Cathedral of St Mary 1961
66. High Wycombe, Bucks, All Saints 1963
67. Nottingham, Notts, St Peter 1965
68. Solihull, W Midlands, St Alphege 1969
69. Bristol, Bristol, St Stephen 1969
70. Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, All Saints 1972
71. Chester, Ches, Cathedral of Christ & BVM 1973
72. Accrington, Lancs, St James 1974
73. Bolton, Lancs, St Peter 1974
74. Bradford, W Yorks, Cathedral of St Peter 1975
75. Midsomer Norton, Somerset, St John Baptist 1976
76. Guildford, Surrey, Cathedral of Holy Spirit 1977
77. Bedford, Beds, St Paul 1977
78. Worcester, Worcs, All Saints 1977
79. Christchurch, New Zealand, Cathedral of Christ 1978
80. Gloucester, Gloucs, Cathedral of Holy Trinity 1978
81. Kettering, Northants, Ss Peter & Paul 1980
82. Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs, St Giles 1980
83. Nottingham, Notts, St Mary 1981
84. Stourbridge, Worcs, St Thomas 1982
85. Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, St Thomas a Becket 1983
86. Colden Common, Hants, Maybells Campanile 1983
87. Stoulton, Worcs, Campanile 1984
88. Wellington, New Zealand, Cathedral of St Paul 1984
89. London, EC, St Sepulchre 1984
90. Luton, Beds, St Mary 1984
91. East Grinstead, W Sussex, St Swithun 1985
92. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Cathedral of St Mary 1985
93. Rotherham, S Yorks, All Saints 1986
94. Peterborough, Cambs, Cathedral of Ss Peter, Paul & Andrew 1986
95. Ossett, W Yorks, Holy Trinity 1987
96. Coventry, W Midlands, Cathedral of St Michael 1987
97. Ballymena, Antrim, St Patrick 1987
98. Leighton Buzzard, Beds, All Saints 1987
99. Lockington, Leics, St Nicholas 1989
100. Newport, Isle of Wight, St Thomas 1989
101. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Cathedral of St Andrew 1989
102. Towcester, Northants, St Lawrence 1990
103. Grundisburgh, Suffolk, St Mary 1990
104. Amersham, Bucks, St Mary 1993
105. Moulton, Northants, Ss Peter & Paul 1993
106. Llandaff, S Glamorgan, Cathedral of Ss Peter & Paul 1993
107. Liss, Hants, Hill Brow Campanile 1994
108. Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, St Mary Magdelene 1994
109. Adelaide, South Australia, Cathedral of St Francis Xavier 1995
110. Melbourne, Derbys, Ss Michael & Mary 1996
111. Appleton, Oxon, Workshop (Balscote Ring) 1997
112. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Cathedral of St James 1997
113. South Petherton, Somerset, Ss Peter & Paul 1998
114. Escrick, N Yorks, St Helen 1998
115. Leigh Sinton, Worcs, Lower House Farm 1999
116. Southampton, Hants, University Campanile 1999
117. Whitehaven, Cumbria, St James 1999
118. Washington, W Sussex, Chactonbury Ring 2000
119. Selby, N Yorks, Abbey of Ss Mary & German 2000
120. St Mary's Platt, Kent, Piltdown House Campanile 2000
121. Carlisle, Cumbria, Cathedral of Holy Trinity 2000
122. Douglas, Isle of Man, St George 2001
123. South Croydon, Surrey, St Peter 2002
124. Benenden, Kent, St George 2003
125. Preston, Lancs, St John the Evangelist 2004
126. Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, St Michael 2004
127. Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, Cathedral of St Saviour 2005
128. Hursley, Hants, All Saints 2006
129. Withycombe Raleigh, Devon, St John the Evangelist 2006
130. New York, NY, USA, Trinity 2006
131. Youlgreave, Derbys, All Saints 2007
132. Crediton, Devon, Holy Cross 2007
133. Drinagh, Cork, Eire, The Far Cork Campanile 2007
134. Barrow upon Humber, Lincs, Holy Trinity 2008
135. Southampton, Hants, The Ascension, Bitterne Park 2008
136. Ripon, N Yorks, Cathedral Church of SS Peter & Wilfrid 2008
137. Cork, Cork, Eire, Cathedral Church of St Fin Barre 2008
138. Church Lawford, Warks, The Plantagenet Ring 2008
139. Edinburgh, Midlothian, Cathedral Church of St Mary 2008
140. Chilcompton, Somerset, St John the Baptist 2008
141. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Cathedral Church of St John 2009
142. London, EC, St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge 2009
143. Portsmouth, Hants, Cathedral Church of St Thomas of Canterbury 2010
144. Little Eaton, Derbys, St Oulton Campanile 2010
145. Truro, Cornwall, Cathedral and Parish Church of St Mary 2011
146. Frosterley, Co Durham, The Black Bull 2011
147. Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cathedral Church of St James 2012
148. Loughborough, Leics, Bell Foundry Campanile 2012
149. Wimborne Minster, Dorset, St Cuthberga 2012
150. Doulting Beacon, Somerset, Knapps Farm Campanile 2012
151. Tulloch, Highland, Tulloch Ringing Centre 2013
152. Grantham, Lincs, St Wulfram 2013
153. Hitchin, Herts, St Mary 2013
154. Alderney, CI, St Anne 2013
155. Yeovil, Somerset, St John the Baptist 2014