[Bell Historians] Heaviest bell normally rung without a box

Mark Humphreys mark.humphreys at b...
Tue Sep 3 22:19:32 BST 2002

> > Where is the heaviest bell in a ring that is normally
> > rung without a box?

> The Great Bell of TIng is, but that isn't in a ring. Aren't some/all of
> back bells at Manchester Town Hall rung from the floor because the ceiling
> is very low?

I don't recall a reason being necessary! They are all rung from the floor,
the tenor sometimes from a box.

What about the lightest bell always rung from a box?


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