[Bell Historians] Tenor Weights

DJ Bryant djb122 at y...
Thu Sep 12 12:47:09 BST 2002

> tenor at Helmsley came out at exactly 15cwt after tuning. Someone at 
> Taylors thought that nobody would take this at face value and it 
> would ever more be thought to be an estimate. Therefore it is listed 
> as 14-3-27. Probably an urban myth, but why let the truth get in the 
> way of a good story!

I've heard that one too - I don't know whether it's true but I'll see
David Potter this evening so I'll ask him - he hung the bells so might


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