[Bell Historians] Hesse & Clapper Springs

David Bryant david at b...
Wed Nov 19 18:31:09 GMT 2003

> Anything to do with Major Hesse of Wrington, Somerset (among other places
> think) - he was instrumental in the augmentation at Wrington and bell
> work at other places (Sherborne Abbey & Rowberrow spring to mind). He also
> developed a clapper design for very small model bells which clappered on
> correct side - two exist in the ringing chambers at Wrington and South

I thought the model bell and its fittings at South Petherton were by
Taylor's - 1914 if I remember rigtly. It had a Hastings stay which had been
broken off.


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