[Bell Historians] This week's questions

George Dawson George at d...
Mon Oct 14 13:26:30 BST 2002

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From: "David Bryant" <djb122 at y...>
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Subject: [Bell Historians] This week's questions

> Yes, it's me again with some more questions!
> 1) What is the earliest known example of a bell's inscription being
> reproduced in facsimile during recasting - Gloucester 11th? If so,
> where's the first the right way round?

How about South Muskham Notts tenor, cast by Henry I Oldfield in 1585 using
a previous medieval inscription. This is the right way around.
> 2) Where is the earliest bellframe containing a ring of bells, and if
> different where is the earliest frame containing bells which are
> ringable.
> 3) where are the earliest bell fittings still in regular use as part of
> a ring.
> I'm not sure how you should define a ring in these cases, but I suppose
> it should be a miniuum of three bells hung for full-circle ringing.
> David

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