[Bell Historians] Re: Missing ring (Danehill)
Susan & Christopher Dalton
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Sat Jul 9 21:29:58 BST 2005
>>> Dane Hill E Sussex 6 UK 2' 9 1/2" 7-3-5 1020.0 C 1898
>> 101/331 Two trebles added 1958
>>> They seem to have been cast as the front 4 of 8, and then augmented
>> with two trebles. I don't know if they went in with the 8 bell frame
>> or not....
>>> Andrew Higson
>>> Taylor's, Eayre and Smith.
>> George Elphick states that the back four have the date 1897 on them
>> and the front two 1958. He doesn't make mention of the frame
>> It's 'Danehill' by the way: all oneword, not two.
There is something odd about these bells as at least two of the back four
are far from true-harmonic. Not another Merthyr Tydfil, is it? No. Or
rejects from other rings? Surely not...
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