Quarr Abbey

Alan J.Birney fartwell2000 at y...
Wed Mar 16 13:50:13 GMT 2005

Thankyou also.
I have heard various weights for the tenor from 30cwt to 42cwt in 
the past.


--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "nigelsdtaylor" 
<nigeltaylor at k...> wrote:
> The bells are indeed by Bollee 1912 (I was getting mixed up with 
> Jersey!). Our notes say that the largest is C#, but I remember it 
> being nearer "C". They sound quite good.
> 57" 35-0-0 C
> 43" 14-0-0 F
> 38" 10-0-0 G
> 34" 7-1-0 A
> The bells have large canons and hang in a 3-tier steel frame: 
> in bottom tier, 3 and 2 in middle, smallest hung above no.2.
> They were rung conventionally when I visited in 1982. We last 
> for converting them for electric swinging in 1999, but have heard 
> nothing since. There are 4 other bells hung in turrets around the 
> abbey; one is a 1903 Taylor bell of 18" diameter.
> Nigel Taylor

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