[Bell Historians] Re: Chime and chime again

David Cawley dave at d...
Thu Jul 24 14:00:15 BST 2003

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And indeed good precedent. George Elphick states, "There are eleven church=
es in this country (Sussex) which follow this deceitful practice" (SBB p.24=
4) and it didn't take me long to find:

EASTBOURNE, St Michael. No bell but records. (SBB p.298)

I'm sure GPE noted the lot!

Very often we note towers / churches which exist but have no bells, so perh=
aps for the record (oooooh!) a note on any installation is appropriate.

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Subject: RE: [Bell Historians] Re: Chime and chime again

I think there is a good argument for mentioning them in county books - in=
the same way that Dove included chimes, tubes etc. - at least you know wha=
t is there. However one could hardly condemn someone for not including the=
I have heard the synthetic chime near Moor Street, but can't add any mo=
re to what has been said. Semi-serious question for the list, though - shou=
ld synthetic bells be included in county books and surveys? Am inclined to=
think "yes", if only to let people know that they aren't real bells - but =
one wonders how long they'll last. There is one other set in Birmingham - =
and for information on this I'm indebted to DLC.

Chris P

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