[Bell Historians] FW: Light Front Bells
djb122 at y...
Sat Feb 23 14:25:50 GMT 2002
Exeter are a special case though - they're over-tenored by about half a
> Stuart Hutchieson wrote:
> I was interested in the comments about light trebles & knocked up the
> enclosed ss. Lightest trebles (treble as a % of tenor) are Exeter 9.16
> Ipswich 11.46 Liverpool Cathedral 11.54 Waltham Abbey 11.76 Redcliffe
> 12.08. Heaviest are Broughton 24.02 Toronto 26.10 Melbourne Derbys
> 26.15 Grundisburgh 27.64 Newport IOW 28.76. Appleton, Dougles & South
> Croydon are guesses and mini-rings are not included (Southampton =
> 46.67%!) Clearly several heavier rings have proportionately lighter
> trebles & vice versa but there is quite a lot of variation. Probably
> as much to do with heavy tenors....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David Bryant
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> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2002 11:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] FW: Light Front Bells
> Waltham Abbey and Shrewsbury (both 1914, although at Waltham
> some old bells were reused) have light front ends, with
> trebles under 5 cwt. Pontefract have proportionally the
> lightest front end of any Taylor ring I know of. I agreee
> they're superb!
> Taylor's front ends of tens and 12s were at their lightest
> from about 1910 until 1920, although not all bells cast in
> this period have light front ends, perhaps surprisingly. In
> the early 1920s they went to the other extreme, and rings
> such as Oldham (1922) have quite heavy front ends.
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