[Bell Historians] Re: One-bell towers

Mark Humphreys mark.humphreys at b...
Thu Dec 12 12:47:30 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 
> Cathedral?

I have to say from outside it's spine chilling.


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