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Little John - the bell

Nottingham Council House, Old Market Square, Smithy Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2DT

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Nottingham Council House is the city hall of Nottingham, and it located in the city centre, in Old Market Square.

Look up, and you will see The Dome, arguably one of the most striking visual elements of the building, and it is in here ‘Little John’ is contained.

The hour bell has been nicknamed "Little John" since the building opened. The bell was cast by the world-famous bell founders John Taylor & Co of Loughborough in 1927. The bell is the 5th heaviest in the UK and the E-flat tone has the deepest tone in the country which can be heard up to seven miles away.

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