Astley, Warks

Mike Chester mike at ...
Tue Sep 6 23:57:03 BST 2005

I suspect that this one is probably best aimed straight at Chris 
Pickford; but just in case! There has been a little work at Astley 
that means that they can be rung again after about 3 years of silence. 
A bit of a saga that should have been resolved earlier, "but what the 

They are hung in a big old frame and were rehung in it with new 
fittings in 1912 by Taylors. There are 6 pits in the frame, the back 5 
occupied by the minor ring. The treble pit apparently shows signs that 
it once contained a bell. Is this true and, if so, what happened to it.




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