[Bell Historians] Great Oakley
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Fri Jan 23 10:39:00 GMT 2004
> Does anyone have details of the weights, diameters and founders for Great
> Oakley near Corby?
> I have the tenor weight (5-2-18) and the tonal analysis of the bells but no
> other details.
> Many thanks
> Treble Hugh Watts II 1626, 26 3/8", 3-3-3)
Second 16th c. I thought, 28 5/8", 4-2-24) all three maiden
Tenor Hugh Watts II 1634, 30 5/8", 5-2-18)
Sanctus Taylor 1953, 13 3/8", 0-2-11 machine-tuned. (This bell is
remarkable for having been cast not only with canons but a cast-in staple
Seen by me March 1979. I made the tenor note a little sharp of B.
I have a note that H B Walters thought the 2nd was by Newcombe & Watts c.
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