[Bell Historians] CCC & CCT

Neil Skelton neil.tcct at v...
Thu Apr 8 08:50:17 BST 2004

Yes, LBC is required for bell repairs that would normally require a faculty.
Yesterday, I visited a TCCT tower in Gloucestershire where the local
Conservation Officer and the area Conservation Officer for EH were present.
It was considered that the possible replacement of a late 18th/early 19th
century headstock would require LBC..

Yes, I am TCCT's in-house bell adviser and am usually involved in most
cases. together with the Trust's Conservation Manager and the appointed

Hope this answers the question(s).

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Bryant" <david at b...>
To: <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] CCC & CCT

> David Beacham:
> > So, presumably, St Thomas's and other
> > redundant churches that are now outside faculty jurisdiction require LBC
> > before any work is carried out. LBC is granted by the Local Authority.
> > do they deal with bell matters, I wonder? Whom do they turn to for
> > specialist advice? Does anyone (Neil, or CJD, perhaps) have any
> > of this?
> Are CCT churches subject to secular planning controls?
> As regards advice, given that Neil Skelton is one of their field officers
they don't need to get external advice on bell matters!
> David
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