[Bell Historians] Gillett & Johnston profiles

David Bryant davidbryant at h...
Thu Feb 10 00:25:19 GMT 2005

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There was some "standardisation" of profiles which was brought about=20
by carillons. By 1925, they formed a large part of G & J's output.

I've seen some later examples where the bells are all of a fairly uniform p=
rofile apart from the tenor, which is markedly long-waised. The obvious exa=
mple which springs to mind is St Wilfrid's, York (1938). I think Coventry C=
athedral (1927) might be another one. Perhaps it is important that both of =
these were installed as chimes, although Coventry were cast to ringing weig=

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