[Bell Historians] Steel bells
nickwbowden at f...
Sat Feb 9 00:28:28 GMT 2002
Wasn't it Christmas 2000? Last year was the "Gongs."
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From: David Bryant <djb122 at y...>
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> 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
> Alan if you haven't got it.
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> From: "fartwell2000" <fartwell2000 at y...>
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> > 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
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