[Bell Historians] Date of bellframe

David Bryant david at b...
Sat Sep 20 21:46:24 BST 2003

> Yes, on the face of it 1742 seems more plausible than 1634. And RCHME
> investigators notoriously can't date bell frames.

No, they can't. They date a large short-headed kingpost frame in another
York tower to 1583. I'm sure it's earlier. They're not too good on bells,

> But one would need to see the frame itself to be sure...

If you're up this way I'm sure I can arrange it!


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