[Bell Historians] Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Susan & Christopher Dalton dalton.family at ZBpew-urhRYYRwnKOuEdD57FP50NDfh5iJWs5jE9j_OAtLhKIAeglvFTZzMehSF6TteM1cSsOjZhA71AW3wqbAbL.yahoo.invalid
Fri Jul 14 11:47:22 BST 2006

> It has been suggested that Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, near Ruthin, Clwyd,
> North Wales may be a lost ring of four bells. They were "restored" for
> chiming in the 1970's by Whitechapel. Can anyone confirm that they were
> hung for full-circle ringing before restoration.


> If so does anyone know the
> date (year) of the work


> and the tenor weight prior to replacement with a
> modern Whitechapel bell?

You'd have to get that from Whitechapel...

The weight 5-3-16 is written inside the present bell.

The ringing frame was removed and the bells are now hung dead on two pairs
of steel channels.  David Kelly is fully justified in putting "restored" in
inverted commas.



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