[Bell Historians] Pitch of bells

matthewhigby at a... matthewhigby at a...
Mon Jun 30 08:59:56 BST 2003

In a message dated 26/06/2003 14:18:23 GMT Daylight Time, 
George at d... writes:

> On the matter of perceived fourths, it should be remembered the the first
> Great John of Beverley (Taylor,1900, 82.5", 113.0.21 ) was rejected and
> replaced with the larger bell (JT 1901, 87" 140.3.1) because of the
> intrusive note. It was retuned (106.3.0) and is now at Downside as Great
> Bede.

- And still the perceived fourth is very audible! I can hear it ringing at 
the moment!

Are there any large simpson bells which has no percceived fourth?

Matthew Higby & Company Ltd,
Church Bell Engineers,
Jasmine Cottage,
The Street,
BA3 4HN.

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