[Bell Historians] Anglesey Abbey Nr Cambridge

Susan & Christopher Dalton dalton.family at v...
Wed Feb 16 11:27:42 GMT 2005

> We recently visited Anglesey Abbey near Cambridge and found a bell 
> hanging in the grounds, cast in 1766, also a possible bellfounders
> mark:
> T%R

[It is 'T (bell) R'. CD]
> I thought I might bore the Branch with a picture for In Touch. The
> National Trust have given me some info, but have asked me to research
> further....!

[I can't think why because they have already had all the details from me as
their "official" adviser!

Seriously, the bell came from Jackfield (near Ironbridge) in Shropshire, an
easy ride up the Severn from Gloucester.

The remarkable thing about it, for a bell by Thomas Rudhall, is that it has
very nearly true harmonics.

C D]

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