[Bell Historians] Re: Bell Recordings

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Tue Apr 23 23:45:09 BST 2002

Chris Pickford wrote:

> The Westminster bells were a one-off

Yes, but Grimthorpe did try to interest (force?!) foundries to adopt his
bell thickness ideas for change ringing bells. It is to him we owe the
hugely thick and nasty sounding rings of the 1860s and 70s. Fortunately,
many of them have since been recast.


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