[Bell Historians] Curfew

jimhedgcock jameshedgcock at h...
Wed Jun 25 18:26:15 BST 2003


I think the mechanism for the Siege Bell in Valetta, Malta must be 
knackered too. It didn't ring during the time we were there over 

In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, David Bryant <david at b...> wrote:
> > I think that you can also add Stratford on Avon where - since its 
restoration by Taylors in 1992 - the magnficent great bell at the 
Guild Chapel (Holy Cross) rings out at 8pm every evening. The present 
bell (27-3-2 in D) was cast by Hugh Watts II of Leicester in 1633. It 
is swung by electric motor.
> The Spurriergate Centre in York has a small Taylor Curfew bell of 
just under 4 cwt hung for slow swinging. It used to swing at 8 am and 
8 pm every day, but at present the swinging mecahnism is knackered. 
I've applied for funding to restore it to working order.
> David
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