WESTMINSTER
ST GEORGE, HANOVER SQUARE

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1 bell
Tenor: 13 cwt approx.
Retuning: Never subsequently retuned
Grid Ref: TQ289809

The details of this bell are taken from the inspection by Walters in 1898. The church website suggests that the bell weighs "four hundred pounds" which suggests a much smaller bell. The editor has yet to inspect this bell personally.

DETAILS OF THE BELL

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Note

Cast

Founder

1

13 cwt approx.

42"

1897

John Warner & Sons
1. RECAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS, LTD, LONDON, 1897.
 
 

HISTORY

1721 20th Jun Foundation stone of church laid. John James was the architect.
1725 23rd Mar Church consecrated by Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London.
1896 The bell was destroyed by a fire in the church.
1897 Bell recast by John Warner (details of the original bell are not known but was probably contempory with the church).