Grimethorpe bells

mikechester_uk mike at m...
Fri Jun 28 11:45:18 BST 2002

> Yes - and a number of equally excellent rings (Worcester, ..........

Erm - not quite - to quote

"The bells are hung in the central tower inside a huge pitched 
pine 'wigwam', installed when the bells were recast by Taylors in 
1868-9 to the specifications of Lord Grimthorpe. These old bells were 
cast to ridiculous proportions, the tenor being about 55cwt in D. 
Their tone was so poor, that Taylors recast the lot in 1928"

(From Church Bells of Worcestershire)


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