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Weʼre raising £85,000 to Repair St Dunstan in the West's clock

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The clock at St Dunstan-in-the-West is one of the oldest in London, and certainly one of the most interesting. Installed just after the Great Fire of London in 1671, it was the first clock in London to have a minute hand, with two figurines striking the hours and quarters with clubs, turning their heads whilst doing so.

The present clock was installed in 1738 before, in 1828, being moved to the 3rd Marquees of Hertford’s house in Regent’s Park. The Great War saw the Regent’s Park residence housing soldiers blinded from combat. The charity which undertook this went on to name itself after where the clock in the house came from: St Dunstan’s. Our clock was returned to the Church in 1935 by Lord Rothermere to mark the Silver Jubilee of King George V.

Sadly, the clock is now in a significant state of disrepair and without £85,000 of urgent repairs, this historical monument in Fleet Street will very soon stop ticking.

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  • St Dunstan in the West2 months ago
    St Dunstan in the West

    St Dunstan in the West

    2 months ago

    A big thank you to all those who have donated so far. Here is our Parish Clerk, David Powell, at the top of the bell tower looking at the minute hand figures.

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  • Natalie Stewart

    Natalie Stewart

    Sep 14, 2017

    All the best with the fundraising campaign!

    £50.00

  • Saloni Kishinani

    Saloni Kishinani

    Sep 9, 2017

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 14, 2017

    £10.00

  • Kareen Young

    Kareen Young

    Aug 10, 2017

    In Gods TIME all will be well

    £20.00

  • Andrew Barnes

    Andrew Barnes

    Aug 4, 2017

    Good luck with the fundraising as this is an important clock to preserve.

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 1, 2017

  • Rasa Valvonyte

    Rasa Valvonyte

    Aug 1, 2017

    £10.00

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