Taylor tenor frames

djb122uk david at b...
Wed Apr 7 09:53:07 BST 2004

> Not quite accurate. The wallside timber truss was replace with a 
> cast-iron frameside in 1914, but the other bearing still sits (very 
> firmly) on the timber frame. This was presumably done because 
> timber frameside must have been rather short to fit inside the 
> tower's circular structure, which probably meant that it was weaker 
> that the rest of the frame.

Thanks for the correction - that side of the frame in the photo I 
have is obscured by the sharp 2nd! Am I correct in assuming that the 
ends of the pit are steel gate ends and that the bell has a Hastings 


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