[Bell Historians] Bells in Redundant Churches

David Bryant davidbryant at h...
Mon Jan 17 14:06:48 GMT 2005

>I presume you have spoken to the County Council officer concerned and 
>alerted the local bellringing association? We have used bells from a 
>bell buoy and cemetery in augmentation schemes. Many bells in schools 
>built in the 19C are ion fact Sanctus bells.

School bells are likely to be too small for ringing augmentations, and most 
are going to be Victorian and of little historical interest. That said, if 
they would otherwise be scrapped it seems sensible to try to secure them for 
use as sanctus or service bells.


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