[Bell Historians] Re: Warners bells

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Mon Jun 28 07:11:02 BST 2004

> Don't do C & G Mears down so much David. Admittedly most of their 
> bells were pretty dreadful, but some of them have tuned up superbly 
> well - Pluckley, in Kent, (1853) are a wonderfully rich toned six, 
> which WBF tuned in 1964.
> R

I should perhaps also add that, whilst not particularly spectacular 
in the ringing chamber, our ring at Coalbrookdale (6 out of 10, 
including the tenor, by C & G Mears 1854, retuned by M & S in 1928) 
are very fine when listened to from just down the valley ...and I 
don't mean the Rhonda Valley!


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