[Bell Historians] Re: Whitstable (Seasalter)

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Mon Mar 29 12:02:52 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Bryant" <david at b...> 
> DLC:
> > I've only rung at Rochford of the 8-bell Taylor rings which 
> mentions. They are 4-0-19 in D; the other two are both C# and about 
28 lb
> heavier. All are the same diameter. Rochford are in a big brick 
tower and I
> like them (the bells, not the small wheels). Scole, Norfolk (6: 4-
1-2 in
> Db) are equally pleasant, but in a small stone tower. I would 
> neither as thin or insipid. The even smaller (and earlier - 1958) 
> ring at Saxthorpe, Norfolk (6: 24 1/2", 2-3-10 in E) are to me 
> pleasant sounding. But I know some people dislike them.
> The six at Clifton, York (Taylor's 1978 and 1937) are 3-1-23 in Eb, 
and very
> nice.
> David

Fettes College are very pleasant to. As Andrew says, it's probably 
mainly down to tower acoustics. It's all very subjective! 


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