[Bell Historians] Steel bells

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Fri Feb 8 14:05:14 GMT 2002

There's a listing of the more important ones in David Cawley's article on
the foundry - Christmas Issue of RW 2001. Can scan and email article to you
Alan if you haven't got it.

----- Original Message -----
From: "fartwell2000" <fartwell2000 at y...>
To: <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 10:29 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Steel bells

> Does anyone have a complete listing of all bells cast by
> Naylor,vickers and co?
> The Northern chimes and rings of three or less that I know of are:
> Oakworth,W Yorks,single bell 15cwt hung for ringing
> Lowick,Cumbria swing chime of three(can be rung-full metal wheels)
> tenor 2cwt
> Stavely,N Yorks 1 bell hung for ringing,other 2 swing chiming with
> metal wheels,tenor 3cwt
> Rawcliffe,Yorks 3cwt lever chime of three
> Levens,Cumbria 3 bells hung dead in a frame in the churchyard for
> sounding with a mallet(one normal bell in church tower)tenor 5cwt-
> these three bells came from nearby Milnthorpe church
> Preston,Lancs St Augustine,one bell hung with a metal wheel 8cwt
> Redcar,Cleveland 1 bell no other detail
> East Hardwick,W Yorks ring of three,tenor 2-2-0
> I have also seen the chime of six at Belmont Lancs-tenor
> about 10cwt,and I have seen the unringable six at Ingleton,N Yorks.
> Ingleton are in a 2 tier frame(treble in top tier) and although the
> bells are hung for ringing,there are bolts passing through the spokes
> and through the frame so that the bells cannot be swung.
> The bells are ellacombe chimed from the ground floor and the clappers
> have had eyes inserted beneath the balls to accept the ellacombe
> ropes,so that the bells are in fact clocked when the ellacombe
> apparatus is used.
> As a child I also remember seeing a steel bell outside in some sort
> of industrial museum in sheffield,but cannot recall exactly where it
> is.
> Alan
> This message was sent to you via the Bell Historians' Mailing List. To
unsubscribe from the list send an email to
bellhistorians-unsubscribe at yahoogroups.com
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/

More information about the Bell-historians mailing list