George Dawson George at d...
Fri Jul 4 13:45:57 BST 2003

> Subject: Old bells
> The name of the enquiring parish is given as St Helens, Denton, Ilkley.
> enquiry was from Nov 1969. It was a number of letters from the secretary
> the council for care of churches. He was enquiring about a small single
> bell, 1-2-0 cwt. with broken off canons. He stated that the parish wanted
> the bell recast but it was too expensive...hence our involvement. The bell
> dates from 1812 and had an inferior tone.

Denton has a rare bell by M Cawood & Son of Leeds 1812, 18" dia & 1.0.15.
It is on the Bradford Dioesan List of Bells for Preservation.

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