[Bell Historians] bell-related curios
R.Johnston at b...
Thu Feb 19 15:37:29 GMT 2004
GREAT BROMLEY - ringer's hats on the wall
On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 15:30:31 -0000 Neil Skelton <neil.tcct at v...>
> and from Wiltshire:
> COOMBE BISSETT: Fragment of Wallis bell (with date 1586) in ringing chamber.
> STRATFORD TONY: Part of medieval frame and some wheels in shed of adjacent house. Clappers and two remaining bells in tower.
> TOLLARD ROYAL: Inscription band from the old tenor (poss by Wm Dawe) now in King John's House, T.R. as a candelabrum.
> WISHFORD MAGNA: Tenor canons in ringing chamber. One clapper in Dental Surgery, Castle Street, Salisbury. Don't recall what happened to the rest.
> WYLYE: Five clappers in the adjacent Bell Inn.
> and from Devon:
> TORBRYAN: Top half of one wheel in the Old Church House Inn, adjacent.
> and from Bristol:
> ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (on the wall): Ringing chamber table made from old bell frame timber (made, possibly, by Thomas Blackbourn who rehung the bells).
> Not to mention the gallimaufry of items lodging at chez Skelton!
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