[Bell Historians] Friday afternoon quiz
c.j.pickford at t...
Fri Mar 8 15:40:21 GMT 2002
Thanks - I thought I'd seen as 18-3-something weight, but 19-0-0 is fine!
Nice to know where it's gone. I'm only interested in the tenor at this
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From: "David Bryant" <djb122 at y...>
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Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Friday afternoon quiz
> I can answer one of them!
> > South Petherton - weight of old tenor (I recall that it was weighed
> > after
> > removal), and its fate (it was being offered for transfer)
> It weighed exactly 19-0-0. Most of the other bells were weighed too and
> I have the weights somewhere - can't remember the rest of them off the
> top of my head! If you want them let me know.
> fate of old bells:
> 1/8 - now 1/4 at Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorks
> 2/3 - now 4/5 at Horfield, Bristol
> 3/8 - retained for chiming (it sounds really terrible!)
> 4/8 - cracked and lent to Soundweld for experiments. Don't know what
> happened to it after that.
> 5/8 - scrapped
> 6/8 - to St Mary's RC Church, Barrow in Furness
> 7/8 - scrapped
> 8/8 - to St Charles Borromeo, Detroit.
> Hope this is of use.
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