[Bell Historians] re:Southampton bell foundry
djb122 at y...
Thu Jun 6 19:16:30 BST 2002
> Andrew Russel wrote:
> Closest place of worship
> would be Congregational chapel across the road, built in ?1780s. Would
> they have had a peal?
Highly unlikely. Congregational chapels rarely have bells. However, the
bells cast may well have been for one of the churches within the walls
but cast extramurally because of the fire risk, as I believe was common
with founding activities.
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