[Bell Historians] engraved bells

David Bryant davidbryant at ...
Fri Dec 23 23:37:26 GMT 2005

> Are there many incised bells - I believe historically there were only
> two in Buckinghamshire (the other being the tenor at Quainton).
> There may be more now, with the re-use of bells, but how many?

In York, there's the Minster 11th, plus all eight of the ring at St Laurence
(they have saints' names incised). Also a small bell at the city cemetery,
which was a second-hand bell.

Another which springs to mind is the 2nd at Barbon, Cumbria (an ex-Trinity
House buoy bell).



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