The Earliest Ring of Bells

fartwell2000 fartwell2000 at y...
Thu Sep 5 23:09:21 BST 2002

--- In bellhistorians at y..., "mikechester_uk" <mike at m...> wrote:
> I was asked in the pub after practice tonight where is the earliest 
> recorded "ring" of bells, i.e. hung for full circle ringing 
> with "several" bells in the ring. I don't where it came from, but 
> Crowland Abbey sprang to mind. I bet I'm wrong, but I also bet 
> someone on the list knows the right answer!
> Mike

Ribchester, Lancs apparently had a ring of three by 1671(I understand 
this is documented),although I dont recall any of the bells forming 
the present six dating from that time.
Arnt the eight at Horham quite old?

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