[Bell Historians] Today's Times

George Dawson George at d...
Tue Dec 24 09:41:34 GMT 2002

1). Orton on the Hill Leicestershire.
2). Diameter in mm's.

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> There is an article in today's Times about Teresa Tormey, the Office
> at Taylor's. She is pictured in front of 4 bells with chalk marks
> indicating that they are from Orton, (the 8 in Cumbria, I assume). Three
> bells have the numbers 759 (number of bell obscured, but it is a smaller
> bell than the other 2), 939 (the 6th) and 836 (the 5th), respectively.
> number is preceded by an O with a diagonal line through it, a charactor in
> some Scandinavian languages, I think. The large bell behind the other 3
> its chalk marks away from the camera. What do the numbers mean?
> Mike Chester
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