[Bell Historians] Re: Derwent Woodlands
john.ketteringham27 at n...
Fri Feb 27 11:42:26 GMT 2004
I have received this message about 50 times does anyone know why?
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From: "djb122uk" <david at b...>
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Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 3:45 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: Derwent Woodlands
> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Bill Hibbert" <bill at h...>
> > I was looking at the list of lost rings on the Keltek site and
> > happened to notice the following entry:
> > Derwent Woodlands: Bells dispersed;2 recast; 2nd at Scarcliife
> > I seem to remember from somewhere that some of the bells went to
> > Chelmorton - possibly from a book about the Derwent reservoir. I
> > look it up if needed.
> It's in Dawson and Halls' Derbyshire. I don't have it to hand, but I
> recall that they were dispersed to other churches, with at least one
> being scrapped. They were Taylor's 1901.
> The church was demolished prior to the construction of the reservoir,
> with the exception of the towr which was left as a water-height
> marker. However, people swan out to it and it wa sjudged dangerous so
> next time the water was low and it was on dry land again it was blown
> up. There is some film fottage of the tower on the web - British
> Pathe newsreels, if I remember rightly.
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