[Bell Historians] Bell tower, Spalding Lincolnshire

David Bryant david at b...
Sat Feb 7 22:36:04 GMT 2004

> I have been to spalding today and next to the cinema is a modern
> glass bell tower with about 20 bells in it. all sizes. Does any one
> have any information on the bells.

Yes - They're at the Holland Centre and from Mike Chester's chimes, list,
they're a 23-bell carillon with a bass bell of 5-0-11 in C. All by Taylor's,
1923 / 1924 / 1973. The bells were hung in a new glass tower by Smith's of
Derby (the clockmakers) in 1997. Operated from a piano-type keyboard.


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