[Bell Historians] Warners and Harmonic Tuning

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Sun Jun 20 16:25:02 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "jimhedgcock" 
<jameshedgcock at h...> wrote:
> --- >> Which brings me on to another issue - that of casting 
> bells "old style" to
> > match. Invariably the ones I have heard do not match - I know 
> > sometimes the bells are not the right shape to match but when 
> attempts have
> > been made to get the profile the same as the old bells they still 
> don't
> > match.
> > 
> >I remember a recently deceased prominent ringer telling me that he 
> attended the re-dedication at Cornhill. Standing outside, with the 
> founder of the new bells, Mr.Hughes was told that he ought to be 
> ashamed of selling such products!

I'm probably in a very small minority, but I actually rather like 
Cornhill! They have a good deal more character than many twelves I 
can think of!


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