[Bell Historians] unusual clappers
david at r...
Tue Apr 6 10:56:23 BST 2004
It isn't something to try to stop muffles from turning is it?
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> At Durham Cathedral there are the eight old clappers hanging in the
> chamber. All have a piece of round bar through them at the base of the
> which is then bent towards the centre of the ball, but not to the strike
> The ends of the bar extend to about the diameter of the ball of the
> I don't know what this was trying to achieve, maybe it is some form of
> lifting? Are there any other clappers still in bells with this set-up?
> David Godwin
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