[Bell Historians] Crown failures

David Bryant david at b...
Wed Jun 30 19:08:02 BST 2004

> The old 3rd at Holy Trinity, Bradford on Avon, (Roger Purdue II, 1680)
> apparently cracked in the crown, allegedly because of rough handling by
> Thomas Blackbourn in 1891. It was recast by Gillett &Johnston in 1924.

Many bells become cracked in the crown, but it is only relatively few where
the crown breaks out. If we started listing bells which were/are cracked in
the crown it would never end!



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