Tuning Bells

Mike Chester mike at m...
Wed Oct 1 23:30:41 BST 2003

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "jimhedgcock" 
<jameshedgcock at h...> wrote:
> I have heard it said that it was in fact 
> cast by a marine engineering company that produced ships' 
> and had huge furnace capacity.

I think that, though not common, using such factories is certainly an 
option used at times. Was not the first Big Ben cast in Stockton on 
Tees for this reason.

I have heard, (possibly an urban myth) tha some bells have 
been "cast" in this country in the relatively recent past at such an 


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