[Bell Historians] Re: One-bell towers

Mike Chester <mike@m...> mike at m...
Thu Dec 12 11:39:36 GMT 2002

> However, I have to disagree about Grear George (in the Cathedral). 
It's as dead as an ex-parrot, isn't it?

It was rather graphically described me a sounding like the back end 
of a cow being hit with a dung covered spade! (Though "dung covered" 
was not quite the phrase he used!)

I heard Great George being chimed when I was in the ringing room 
quite some time ago and it did not sound as impressive as I would 
have thought it might. What does it sound like from outside the 


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