[Bell Historians] Middle Rasen
Aidan C A Hopkins
aidan at h...
Mon Oct 11 18:35:55 BST 2004
On 11 Oct 2004 at 12:46, Mike Chester <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "nigelsdtaylor"
> <nigeltaylor at k...> wrote:
> > > The 5th, 4th, and treble have been tuned, and a new 3rd cast to
> > replace the very poor toned existing bell.
> Pardon my ignorance, but Middle Rasen was a three. I assume that
> these became 3,4 & 5 of a 6, on the basis that there is a new 3rd and the
> 4th & 5th have now been tuned. Why, then does the treble also need
> tuning? Surely it is almost a new bell.
> Again, just curious!
I rang there on the Guild AGM day in, I think, April 2000 or 2001. I
don't know much about the history, but I do recall that they sounded
rather poor for a very recent augmentation.
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