[Bell Historians] Taylor borders

George Dawson George at d...
Wed Mar 19 23:47:18 GMT 2003

We all know about Avebury!1

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From: "Susan Dalton" <dalton.family at v...>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2003 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Taylor borders

> Looks like Taylors' vine to me.
> Not sure what all the recent correspondence about the (in my view,
> pernicious) practice about making heavy rings lighter has to do with bell
> history! But my pennyworth would be to ask what people think of the
> scrapping of the 19 cwt 17th century ring of 5 (apart from the 18th
> tenor which was kept as a clock bell) and the substitution of a 4 cwt ring
> of 6 in a large and handsome 15th century Wiltshire tower of my
> acquaintance.

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