Preserved bells

George Dawson George at d...
Fri Apr 9 15:53:02 BST 2004

> >
> Not really related to this article, but the church at Halton, nr
> Carnfroth, Lancs has three bells- one recast and the inscription band
> preserved- bell hung dead with trigger action clapper (Taylor 1950s?).
> The inscription band and the other two unhung bells are preserved OUT
> OF VIEW of anyone, being housed in the middle chamber of the tower.

I disagree. Leaving bells on church floors is inviting theft and we all know
of examples of stolen important bells. Certainly put them up the tower but
put pictures in church AND contact number for someone with appropriate keys
do that interested bodies can see them if desired.


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