[Bell Historians] Stawley.

David Bryant davidbryant at ...
Fri Jan 20 12:47:17 GMT 2006

>Has anyone got the outline details fo the bells at Stawley, Somerset?

Back three medieval Exeter foundry. Two trebles Taylor's 1870s. Canons off 
front two, retained on back three. Frame & fittings by Arthur Fiddler - 
fabricated steel canon retaining stocks on back two, RSJ stocks on trebles. 
Lowside frame - if I remember rightly it's a 6-bell frame.

The bells are tuned in the Lydian mode (i.e. 1-5 of 8) - don't know why 
Taylor's did this.

So far as I'm aware the bells were not weighed when Arthur Fiddler rehung 
them - tenor approx. 8 cwt.



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